UAAP Season 81 Women's Basketball: NU Lady Bulldogs post 69th straight win, 4 away from record

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 03, 2018 01:31 PM
UAAP Season 81 Women's Basketball: NU posts 69th straight W
The NU Lady Bulldogs improved to 5-0 this season with a runaway 92-62 win over Adamson University.

Four-time defending champion National University extended its remarkable perfect streak to 69 while De La Salle University pulled off a stunner Wednesday in the UAAP Season 81 women's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Ria Nabalan scattered the Lady Bulldogs improved to 5-0 this season with a runaway 92-62 win over Adamson University.

Rookie center Angel Quingco scored 13 points and hauled down 21 rebounds as the Lady Archers bested University of Santo Tomas, 73-63, to tie their victims at 3-2 in third place.

Reigning MVP Jack Danielle Animam and Kaye Pingol each had 14 markers while Congo's Rhena Itesi had a double-double outing of 13 points and 10 rebounds for NU, which led by as much as 37 points.

De La Salle unloaded a telling 15-0 run to turn a two-point deficit to a 64-51 advantage courtesy of a Charmaine Torres basket with 4:15 remaining in the game witnessed by four-time WNBA All-Star and Los Angeles Sparks legend Alana Beard.

Congo's Grace Irebu had 23 points, 18 rebounds and two blocks while Tin Capilit was the other Tigresses player in twin digits with 11 markers.

Tin Camacho had 17 points, five boards, four steals and two assists while Nathalie Prado chipped in 16 points, nine rebounds and three steals for the Lady Falcons, who fell at 2-3.

The scores:

First Game

DLSU (73) - Quingco 13, Torres 11, Nuñez 10, Revillosa 9, Castillo 9, Del Ocampo 6, Claro 5, Paraiso 4, Binaohan 3, Arciga 2, Espinas 1.

UST (63) - Irebu 23, Capilit 11, Aujero 9, Larosa 8, Ferrer 4, Rivera 3, Tacatac 3, Sangalang 2, Gonzales 0, Magat 0.

Quarterscores: 12-9, 36-22, 49-46, 73-63

Second Game

NU (92) – Nabalan 16, Pingol 14, Animam 14, Itesi 13, Camelo 12, Goto 8, Del Carmen 6, Bartolo 4, Ceño 3, Fabruada 2, Canuto 0, Cac 0, Cacho 0, Harada 0, Layug 0

AdU (62) – Camacho 17, Prado 16, Alcoy 10, Razalo 7, Rosario 3, Osano 3, Araja 2, Cacho 2, Bilbao 2, Tandaan 0, Cabug 0, Aciro 0.

Quarterscores: 19-11, 43-26, 68-41, 92-62

 

 

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