UAAP PHOTOS: Green Archers triumph over Blue Eagles
See scenes from the intense bout on July 24 at the Big Dome.
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The La Salle Green Archers pulled a surprise win over their long-time archrival and the defending UAAP champions, the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 66-63, on July 24 at the Araneta Coliseum. The game marks La Salle’s first win over Ateneo since 2007.
The Player of the Game award was given to Joseph Marata, nephew of the late Three-point King Ric Ric Marata, who scored two crucial triples within 30 seconds near the end of the game.
The last four minutes of the game
Here are the scores as reported by Inboundpass.com:
DLSU 66 - Webb 12, Marata 12, Atkins 9, Tampus 6, Andrada 6, de la Paz 5, Tolentino 5, Mendoza 5, Vosotros 3, Villanueva 2, Ferdinand 1, Paredes 0.
Ateneo 63 - Chua 16, Monfort 11, Long 9, Buenafe 7, Salamat 6, Salva 5, Golla 3, Escueta 2, dela Cruz 2, Austria 2, Tiongson 0, Gonzaga 0.
Quarter scoring: 14-15, 26-30, 46-42, 66-63
Photos by Jenner Ong.