UAAP VOLLEYBALL: Adamson out to claim last semis berth
Mark Escarlote on Apr 14, 2018 01:44 AM
Adamson University sets its eyes on finalizing its entry into the Final Four.
Adamson University shoots for the last Final Four ticket Saturday against a University of Sto. Tomas side looking to force a playoff in the 80th UAAP men’s volleyball tournament at the Blue Eagle gym inside Ateneo de Manila University campus.
Game time is at 8:00 a.m. and will air live on LIGA on SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD on SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream.
The Falcons are perched at solo fourth spot with a 6-7 win-loss record behind semifinals bound National University, three-time defending champion Ateneo de Manila University and Far Eastern University, who all carry identical 11-2 slates.
A win by Adamson will close the semis berth race but a victory by the Tigers will force a playoff for the last Final Four seat.
UST is tied with idle De La Salle University with five wins in 13 games.
In case the Tigers pull off a win and the Green Spikers hurdle the Tamaraws on Sunday there will be a three-way tie at 6-8. In this scenario, the two teams with the lowest earned match points will figure in a do-or-die match where the winner will face the team with the superior match points in another playoff for the semis No. 4 seed.
Closing their campaign at 10:00 a.m. are also-ran teams University of the Philippines (3-10) and University of the East (0-13).
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