UAAP: Bullpups wary of revenge-minded Blue Eaglets
Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Jan 12, 2019 06:08 PM
The rematch between NU and Ateneo is the main event for the first gameday of the UAAP 81 Juniors Round 2
Games on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre
9:00 AM – UE vs UST
11:00 AM – FEU-Diliman vs Adamson
1:00 PM – DLSZ vs UPIS
3:00 PM – NU vs Ateneo
We won’t have to wait long for Round 2 of the heavyweight bout between Nazareth School of National University and Ateneo de Manila High School in the UAAP 81 Juniors Basketball Tournament.
The Bullpups and the Blue Eaglets wage war once more to start the second round of the season on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
At the end of the first round, NU (6-1) bested Ateneo (5-2) to stand alone atop the leaderboard.
Now, the defending champions want nothing more than to get back at last year’s runners-up in the much anticipated matchup tipping off at 3:00 PM.
Earlier in the day, Far Eastern University-Diliman and Adamson High School also figure in a big-time battle at 11:00 AM.
The Baby Tamaraws and the Baby Falcons hold similar slates of 5-2 and are in a three-way logjam together with the Blue Eaglets for the second-seed.
Meanwhile, University of Sto. Tomas (3-4) and De La Salle Zobel (3-4) are also out for boosts to their playoff pushes up against the University of the Philippines Integrated School (0-7) at 1:00 PM and University of the East (1-6), respectively.
For the first time ever, the UAAP Juniors will have its elimination games broadcast on S+A and S+A HD and via livestream.
The NU-Ateneo matchup will air on S+A and S+A HD at 7:00 PM while the DLSZ-UPIS matchup will air at 5:00 PM.
Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo.