Tigers look to sink teeth deeper into second-seed

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 04, 2015 02:46 AM
Tigers look to sink teeth deeper into second-seed
NEXT GOAL. After successfully booking a return to the Final Four, UST aims to secure a twice-to-beat advantage during the next few games.

Games on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum

2:00 PM – UST vs UE

4:00 PM – UP vs Ateneo

After a week-long break, the 78th Season of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Tournament resumes with University of Sto. Tomas trying to close in on a twice-to-beat advantage and University of the East just trying to get closer to a chance for the playoffs.

The Growling Tigers are out to get another winning streak going while the Red Warriors are out to get a much-needed bounce back win on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Tip-off is at 2:00 PM and all of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23 as well as streamed LIVE on sports.abs-cbn.com.

Following only their second loss, UST rebounded mightily in their most recent outing using the same formula they have been using all tournament long. Yet again, Kevin Ferrer and Ed Daquioag showed the way and now Espana is back in the Final Four courtesy of a 9-2 standing.

While the playoffs are getting farther and farther away from their grasp, UE still has a chance if they win out in their remaining four matchups. Edson Batiller finally broke out of his slump the last time around and will need to rediscover his stellar stroke early in the season to keep Recto’s hopes flickering.

The Tigers clawed the Warriors in the first round, 83-76.

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