UAAP: Bullpups eyeing playoff incentive at expense of Jr. Maroons

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Feb 02, 2019 08:05 PM
Bullpups eyeing playoff incentive at expense of Jr. Maroons
Gerry Abadiano and NU clinch the overall top-seed if and when they take care of business against also-ran UPIS

Games on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre

9:00 AM – UPIS vs NU

11:00 AM – UE vs Adamson

1:00 PM – FEU-Diliman vs UST

3:00 PM – Ateneo vs DLSZ

Nazareth School of National University has stumbled just once in the 81st Season of the UAAP Juniors Basketball Tournament.

The Bullpups are seeking to keep rolling all the way to a twice-to-beat advantage when they face off with also-ran University of the Philippines Integrated School on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.

League-leading NU (11-1) locks up the overall top-seed with another win, but the Junior Maroons (1-11) are all set to go all-out to play spoiler starting at 9:00 AM.

Meanwhile, Ateneo de Manila High School and Far Eastern University-Diliman are nothing but determined to stay on track for the other playoff incentive up against separate opponents.

The Blue Eaglets (9-3) do battle with archrival De La Salle Zobel (4-8) at 3:00 PM while the Baby Tamaraws (9-3) wage war with dangerous University of Sto. Tomas (5-7) at 1:00 PM.

Both crucial contests will be LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on S+A and S+A HD.

In the day’s other game, Adamson High School (8-4) is out to keep in step with the top three teams up against lowly University of the East (1-11) at 11:00 AM.

All four matchups will also be LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on iWant and via livestream.


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