Ateneo Blue Eagles win 5th straight UAAP basketball title; They trumped the UST Growling Tigers, 65-62

Job de Leon of GMA News Online reports that on Thursday, October 11, "the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles snagged their fifth consecutive championship title, as they beat the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers, 65-62."

In case you missed it: The Blue Eagles snagged another UAAP championship title.

 

Job de Leon of GMA News Online reports that on Thursday, October 11, "the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles snagged their fifth consecutive championship title, as they beat the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers, 65-62, [at the Smart Araneta Coliseum]." The report noted: "With the win, Ateneo became the first to accomplish the five-peat feat, with the exception of the UE Red Warriors, which needed a controversial co-champion title to pull off seven titles in a row, back in 1967."

 

Ateneo’s Nico Salva was named the Most Valuable Player.

 

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