Reinforced Maroons, Tigers start season against each other

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Sep 10, 2017 08:42 AM
Reinforced Maroons, Tigers start season against each other

Games on Sunday at the MOA Arena

2:00 PM – UST vs UP

4:00 PM – FEU vs DLSU

University of the Philippines and University of Sto. Tomas will be reinforced by more than capable foreign student-athletes in the UAAP 80 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

With this, both the Fighting Maroons and the Growling Tigers seek to show their strength when they are pitted against one another at the MOA Arena, Sunday.

Malinese Ibrahim Outtara-backed UP and Cameroonian Steve Akomo-backed UST do battle beginning at 2:00 PM and all of the action will be on S+A, S+A HD, and

State U will be led into battle by Mythical selection Paul Desiderio who will now be flanked by a young and talented core of Diego Dario, Javi and Juan Gomez de Liano, Jun Manzo, and Noah Webb.

Prepared for a counter is UST which will follow captain Marvin Lee into battle. Backstopping him will be Jeepy Faundo as well as newcomers Christian Garcia, Ben Kwawukumey, and Jordan Sta. Ana.

Meanwhile, champion De La Salle University goes to war against challenger Far Eastern University at 4:00 PM.


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