UAAP 82 By the Numbers: A clean sweep
Paul Kennedy Lintag on Oct 01, 2019 07:50 AM
To recap what has been an eventful last week of round 1, here’s another By the Numbers edition for UAAP Season 82 basketball. (Photo by Arvin Lim)
Round 1 of the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament is already over.
Yep, just like that and it’s done.
To recap what has been an eventful last week of round 1, here’s another By the Numbers edition for UAAP Season 82 basketball.
Total wins for the two-time defending champion Ateneo Blue Eagles in round 1.
It was a clean sweep for the champs and their opening-round performance was capped by a dominant victory over UP in a Finals rematch from last season. The UAAP championship will go through Katipunan that’s for sure.
Current streak of Ateneo vs. UP in the UAAP.
The Blue Eagles are on a two-year undefeated streak against the Fighting Maroons. The last time Ateneo lost to UP in UAAP basketball was in the second round of Season 79.
Total points for the Blue Eagles in the second half against UP, most by any team so far this season.
Ateneo outscored UP, 54-32, in the second half on its way to a dominant victory. The Blue Eagles’ 89 points is their season high.
Total wins for the UE Red Warriors this season.
UE beat NU to end round 1, finishing with a 2-5 record. The Red Warriors’ total wins this year is already double than their output in 2018.
Total points for the FEU Tamaraws in the win against the Adamson Falcons to end round 1, a season high.
Total points for the De La Salle Green Archers in the win against the UST Growling Tigers to end round 1, a season high.
More than couple of teams saved their best to finish off round 1 in terms of scoring.
Total points for Encho Serrano against UST.
Serrano came off the bench and outscored all of UST’s reserves combined, 29-18.
Total points for FEU in its loss to NU. It’s the lowest output for the Tamaraws since 2003.
The Tams also shot 19 percent from the field, second-lowest in the league in 16 years.
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