NU puts crown on the line against determined FEU

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 14, 2015 01:36 AM
NU puts crown on the line against determined FEU
THE DEFINITION OF CRUCIAL. FEU's shot at the top-seed and NU's shot at the Final Four is very much at stake in the second rematch between the Finalists from a season ago.

Games on Saturday at the MOA Arena

2:00 PM – Ateneo vs UE

4:00 PM – NU vs FEU

The second rematch between the Finalists from a season ago commences on Saturday at the MOA Arena and it is as crucial as they come.

Defending champion National University aims to keep their playoff fate in their hands while runner-up Far Eastern University aims to stay on course for the top-seed when they do battle on Saturday at the MOA Arena.

The Bulldogs meet head-on with the Tamaraws at 4:00 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.

The Tamaraws are coming off only their second loss in the season and are determined to get back on the right track as winning out in their remaining two assignments clinches them the top-seed for the playoffs. Conversely, one loss hands over the one-seed to University of Sto. Tomas while two losses puts Nash Racela’s boys in danger of dropping to as low as the three-seed.

The fourth and final seed is the best the Bulldogs can do. A win here moves them to temporary solo fourth and puts the pressure on De La Salle University to also win their final outing where a tie between the two results in a knockout for the four-seed. A loss here, however, will force NU to pray that DLSU also loses in their final outing so that a tie will still be forged between them.

Such is a very tall task indeed for the Bulldogs who were tamed by the Tamaraws in the first round, 61-59.

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