Bullpups battle Eaglets in early season clash of titans

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 15, 2016 07:03 AM
Bullpups battle Eaglets in early season clash of titans
HERE WE GO. NU vs Ateneo. King Bullpup JLC vs King Blue Eaglet SJ Belangel. What more could you ask for?

Games on Tuesday at the San Juan Arena

9:00 AM – DLSZ vs UPIS

11:00 AM – UE vs UST

1:00 PM – Adamson vs FEU-Diliman

3:00 PM – Ateneo vs NU

Two of the title contenders in the UAAP 79 Juniors Basketball Tournament won’t have to wait long to size each other up.

In only the season’s second gameday on Tuesday, 2015 champion Nazareth School of National University will be pitted against 2014 champion Ateneo de Manila High School at the San Juan Arena.

Something’s gotta give in the early season heavyweight matchup that commences at 3:00 PM.

John Lloyd Clemente had 21 points to lead the Bullpups in dropping a 50-point hammer on University of the East, 104-54, in their season-opener.

King Blue Eaglet SJ Belangel was just as impressive in posting a 20-point, 15-rebound double-double in their 79-73 triumph over University of Sto. Tomas.

Meanwhile, fellow contenders Adamson High School and Far Eastern University-Diliman also figure in a big-time battle at 1:00 PM.

Reigning Rookie of the Year Carl Tamaro will put the Baby Falcons on his back as challenging them will be the Baby Tamaraws who will be rallying behind Kenji Roman.

In the day’s other games, Juan Gomez de Liano and Univeristy of the Philippines Integrated School dispute win number one with Jan Sobrevega and De La Salle Zobel at 9:00 AM and doing the same at 11:00 AM will be UST and UE.


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