Warriors out to pound on already grounded Eagles

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Oct 19, 2016 07:34 AM
Warriors out to pound on already grounded Eagles

Games on Wednesday at the San Juan Arena

12:00 PM – UE vs Ateneo

4:00 PM – DLSU vs NU

Since losing all of their first six games, University of the East have rang off back-to-back wins to finally come alive in the UAAP 79 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The Red Warriors seek to stretch their streak to three at the expense of struggling Ateneo de Manila University on Wednesday at the San Juan Arena.

Red battles blue beginning at 12:00 PM and all of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 as well as streamed LIVE on sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/uaap. It will also air 2 P.M. on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23.

With back-to-back wins against Adamson and UST, UE have given themselves a chance – however slim it may be – to mount a playoff push. With another win, they will be able to climb out of the bottom of the standings.

The Blue Eagles want nothing more than to start a playoff push of their own following two consecutive defeats to DLSU and UP. The good news for them is that they aren’t the only ones struggling and at 4-4, they are actually in solo third.

Ateneo routed UE, 84-69, back in the first round.


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