Against all odds, the Ateneo Blue Eagles lived to fly another day.
Bucking sloppy play (25 turnovers), poor outside shooting (1-8 from 3-point range), and a tenacious opponent (La Salle), the Blue Eagles hacked out a 65-64 win over the De La Salle Green Archers, setting up a rubber match this coming Sunday, with the winner of that game going on to the Finals to face the still-unbeaten and well-rested UE Warriors.
At first, it seemed as if
Then, with seven seconds to go, Tiu drove in and made a perfect lay-up, finally giving Ateneo back the lead, 65-64.
However, seven seconds is still a lot of time, especially for such a slim advantage and with
It’s been a great season for UAAP fans, particularly for fans of both Ateneo and
Now, the table is set for the penultimate match on Sunday. All the chips are down, and you can bet that both teams, along with their respective fans, will be gearing for war. Since both Ateneo and