UAAP Season 81: Bulldogs seek semis advantage
Mark Escarlote on Apr 13, 2019 06:34 PM
National University shoots for the first Final Four twice-to-beat advantage.
Defending champion National University sets its sights on snatching the first Final Four twice-to-beat advantage in a showdown with University of Sto. Tomas on Sunday in the UAAP Season 81 men’s volleyball tournament at the MOA Arena.
Game time is at 8:00 a.m. and will air via livestream.
The Bulldogs sit at the top spot with a 10-1 win-loss record and are on a 10-game tear. A win will lock NU the Final Four bonus.
The Tigers are tied with De La Salle University with 4-8 win-loss slate and are coming off straight sets loss to Ateneo de Manila University that sent UST out of the semis race.
Meanwhile, Far Eastern University seeks to secure at least a playoff for a semis advantage when the Tamaraws face University of the Philippines at 10:00 a.m. in a match that will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, iWant and via livestream.
FEU holds a 9-2 card at second spot ahead of Ateneo and Adamson University, which are tied with 9-4 marks.
The Fighting Maroons carry a 1-10 card at the bottom of the standing.
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