Tigresses back in solo second; Adamson stays alive

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 29, 2017 06:59 PM
Tigresses back in solo second; Adamson stays alive

NU 11-0
UST 10-2
UE 9-2
FEU 5-6
Adamson 5-7
Ateneo 3-8
DLSU 2-9
UP 0-11

University of Sto. Tomas overpowered the University of the Philippines, 78-63, to regain solo second the UAAP Season 80 Women's Basketball Tournament on Saturday at the MOA Arena.

Bets Peñaflor came through with 15 points and nine rebounds in her return from a one-game suspension as the Tigresses rose to 10-2.

With the win, UST moved half-a-game ahead of third-running University of the East (9-2) in the race for the coveted twice-to-beat advantage.

Later, Adamson University, behind Nathalia Prado's 21-point, 19-rebound outing, downed De La Salle University, 67-60.

The victory further boosted the Lady Falcons' bid to make it to the next round.

Now at 5-7, Adamson is only trailing Far Eastern University (5-6) in the race for the last semifinals berth.

The Lady Archers, who drew 28 points from Khate Castillo on 8-of-22 shooting from the three-point area, absorbed their ninth loss in 11 contests.

The Lady Maroons, meanwhile, fell to 0-11.

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