Manuel, Fighting Maroons determined to go out with a bang

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 13, 2016 06:36 AM
Manuel, Fighting Maroons determined to go out with a bang

Games on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum

2:00 PM – UP vs UE

4:00 PM – NU vs Adamson

The University of the Philippines has been awoken from playoff-dreaming, but that doesn’t mean there’s no longer anything to play for in the 79th Season of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The Fighting Maroons gun for what would be their best finish in over a decade when they wage war against the University of the East on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Also, State U wants nothing more than to give team captain Jett Manuel as sweet farewell starting at 2:00 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.

Already with five wins under its belt, UP is still out to prove that its future is as bright as it has ever been even with the impending departure of Manuel along with fellow veterans Henry Asilum and Dave Moralde.

Hoping for a jolt of life of their own, however, are the Red Warriors who still believe they are much better than their current 2-10 record.

The Maroons trumped UE, 75-71, back in the first round.


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