Lady Bulldogs sweep first round after routing Lady Tams
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 05, 2015 09:50 AM
PERFECT. No team has been able to touch NU so far this season.
DEFENDING champion National University dominated Far Eastern University, 86-43, to complete a seven-game sweep of the first round yesterday in the UAAP Season 78 women's basketball tournament at the Blue Eagle gym.
Reigning MVP Afril Bernardino, Shelly Gupilan and Gemma Miranda combined for 40 markers as the Lady Bulldogs never trailed in the rematch of the Season 77 Finals to extend their unbeaten run to 23 games dating back from last season.
De La Salle subdued University of Santo Tomas, 67-56, to finish second with six straight victories after a season-opening loss to NU.
University of the East capped its surprise first round run with a 56-51 victory over winless University of the Philippines, while Ateneo hammered out a 49-39 decision over Adamson University.
The Lady Warriors and the Tigresses are now in joint fourth with identical 4-3 marks. The Lady Eagles moved in a tie in fifth place with the Lady Falcons at 3-4, while the Lady Tamaraws and the Lady Maroons fell to 1-6 and 0-7 slates. respectively.