UAAP 82 By the Numbers: Playoff mode activate

Paul Lintag on Oct 14, 2019 01:15 PM
UAAP 82 By the Numbers: Playoff mode activate
With a clean 10-0 mark, Ateneo is first to the next round this season. (Photo by Arvin Lim)

You know the attention shifts to the Final Four when spots are starting to get filled already.

The UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament has officially entered Final Four time and while that’s a little sad because it means the season is now on countdown, it’s also great because games are about to get even more exciting.

Season 82 has already been crazy as it is, what happens when games get better? 

With that being said, it’s time to sneak in another By the Numbers before a crucial week begins for our favorite collegiate hoop heroes.

 


1

Team already in the Final Four... and it’s the champion Blue Eagles.

With a clean 10-0 mark, Ateneo is first to the next round this season and they did it at the expense of rival La Salle. The question now is can the Blue Eagles finish with a sweep or will we have a traditional Final Four.

 


1

Number of wins the Racelas have against Aldin Ayo in the UAAP.

Coach Olsen finally got one over against Ayo as his FEU team outgunned UST.

The Tamaraws had perfect timing as well, forcing a tie against the Growling Tigers for third place with the victory.

 


90

Winning streak for the NU Lady Bulldogs.

The best women’s team in the country has been undefeated for six years now. The last time the Lady Bulldogs lost a game was in 2013 in Season 76 for Game 3 of the Finals against La Salle.

 


3

Total three-pointers for Kobe Paras in the win against UE. He had a combined three in his previous seven games.

The Maroons are back on track after taking down the Red Warriors, still holding a full one-game lead for second place in the team standings.

 


8

Wins for Adamson coach Franz Pumaren against the NU Bulldogs.

Coach Franz has a perfect record against NU since taking over the Falcons in Season 79.

 


101

Total points for UST in the win against UE.

The Growling Tigers’ top offense has been a little inconsistent lately but againse UE, it reached a high by breaking the 100-point barrier for the first time under head coach Aldin Ayo.

UST scoring 101 points is also the first time a team reached triple digits this season.

 


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