Weird feeling for Louie Vigil after first career loss to UP

Paul Lintag on Nov 07, 2016 03:11 PM
Weird feeling for Louie Vigil after first career loss to UP
Louie Vigil lost to UP for the first time ever in the UAAP. You can already tell he didn't actually like it.

UST captain Louie Vigil experienced a first Sunday in the UAAP.

Not the good kind of first but a pretty bum one as his Growling Tigers lost to the University of the Philippines, 69-74.

It was Vigil's first career loss to Diliman as the Fighting Maroons' last win against UST came 10 years ago.

"Actually sobrang weird ng feeling," Vigil said as UP snapped a 19-game losing skid against the Season 79 hosts.

"In my five years ng playing for UST ngayon lang ako natalo sa UP and crucial game pa," he added.

The victory for the Figthing Maroons officially eliminated the Tigers from Final Four contention as UST missed the playoff bus for the second time in three seasons.

Espana went all the way to game 3 of the Finals in Season 78, bouncing back from a 5-9 year in Season 77.

Losing a big game, Vigil was obviously frustrated and UP winning over UST for the first time in 20 tries only added insult to injury.

"Medyo off, parang frustrated na medyo hindi makapaniwala kasi yun nga, ngayon lang ako natalo against them," he said.

The graduating forward led the Tigers with 16 points but he fouled out early in the fourth quarter.


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