FEU looks to push UP on the brink of elimination
Mark Escarlote on Mar 29, 2016 05:57 PM
Far Eastern University hopes to keep its Final Four hopes alive while putting University of the Philippines in a dangerous situation of missing a ride to the next round.
Far Eastern University broke a three-game losing streak before the Holy Week break.
The Tamaraws’ mission on Wednesday is to shatter University of the Philippines’ hope of making it to the Final Four as action in the 78th UAAP men’s volleyball tournament resumes at The Arena in San Juan.
Leading the Fighting Maroons by just a single game with a 6-5 win-loss record, the Morayta-based squad wants to remain rooted in fourth spot when the two teams collide in the 10:00 a.m. joust that will air live over ABS-CBN Sports+Action HD Channel 166, ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23 and via livestream on sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/uaap.
A win will give FEU at least a playoff for the last Final Four spot.
The Tams ended a three-game drought to start the second round by downing also-ran University of the East, 25-20, 27-25, 23-25, 25-13, last March 20 behind Greg Dolor’s 20-point outing.
FEU defeated UP to open the season, 25-23, 26-24, 25-23.
The Maroons, meanwhile, are coming off a straight sets setback at the hands of National University, 17-25, 19-25, 17-25, before the break.
With a 5-6 record, a loss will put UP on the brink of elimination.
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