Lady Bulldogs now assured of at least playoff for Final Four berth
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 21, 2017 07:45 PM
Defending champion National University coasted to its ninth consecutive victory following a 109-59 dismantling of Adamson University on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum in the UAAP Season 80 Women's Basketball Tournament.
Five players scored in twin digits for the Lady Bulldogs with Trixie Antiquera leading the way with 20 points.
Ria Nabalan and Mikka Cacho had 14 and 11 points, respectively, while NU frontliners Rhena Itesi (11 points, 14 rebounds) and Jack Danielle Animam (10 points, 14 rebounds) posted double-double numbers.
The Lady Bulldogs extended their undefeated streak to 57 games dating back to 2014.
In the day's other game, Far Eastern University drew 19 points from Valerie Mamaril in a 84-48 rout of the University of the Philippines.
The fourth-running Lady Tamaraws rose to 4-5, half-a-game ahead of the Lady Falcons, who are at 4-6 in fifth spot.
The Lady Maroons stumbled to their ninth successive defeat to start the season.