Dominant DLSU goes for eliminations sweep of dangerous Ateneo

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 05, 2016 07:47 AM
Dominant DLSU goes for sweep of dangerous Ateneo

Games on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum

12:00 PM – UE vs NU

4:00 PM – Ateneo vs DLSU

De La Salle University has won each and every one of their first dozen assignments in the 79th Season of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Yet to find their match, the Green Archers are two wins away from an elimination round sweep and an outright Finals berth.

All that is thrown out of the window on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum, however, as next standing in the way of DLSU is old-time archrival Ateneo de Manila University.

The Blue Eagles seek to stop the league-leaders in the rivalry game that tips off at 4:00 PM. All of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23 and ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 as well as streamed LIVE on

The Green Archers have been dominating all throughout the tournament, the most recent one being a 95-66 pounding of University of the East.

However, Ateneo has also got momentum on its side after routing National University, 65-50, and rising to 6-4.

The Eagles need all the momentum they can get as they were at the receiving end of an 81-97 beatdown by DLSU back in the first round.


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