Lady Bulldogs, Lady Archers seek to solidify grips on top two

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 03, 2015 06:40 PM
Lady Bulldogs, Lady Archers seek to solidify grips on top 2
TOP OF THE CHARTS. NU and DLSU remain far in front of the pack.

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines seeks to stretch its winning run to four games, while early semifinalists National University and De La Salle eye to cement their 1-2 positions as action continues in the UAAP Season 78 women’s basketball tournament at the Blue Eagle gym on Wednesday.

Very much in Final Four contention, the Lady Maroons take on University of Santo Tomas in the first of another four-game bill at 9 a.m.

The back-to-back seeking Lady Bulldogs shoot for a 11th straight win as they play Ateneo at 11 a.m., while the second-running Lady Archers try to extend their winning run to 10 games in their 3 p.m. duel with Adamson University.

University of the East and Far Eastern University clash in the day’s other game at 1 p.m.

This quadruple-header was supposed to be played last Oct.  18 but was called off due to Typhoon “Lando”.  There were no games last weekend for a Halloween break.

All eyes are on UP, which has won three straight after a 25-game losing skid which spanned for three seasons.

Tied with the Lady Falcons in sixth place at 3-7, the Lady Maroons are trailing joint fourth placers Lady Eagles and Lady Warriors (4-6) by just a game in the race for the last semis berth.

NU, meanwhile, is on course for an outright championship berth after winning its first 10 games while La Salle, with a 9-1 card, is on the verge of clinching a twice-to-beat bonus in the semifinals.

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