LIVE UPDATES - UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball Finals Game 1: Ateneo vs. UST

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 15, 2019 07:23 PM
LIVE UPDATES - UAAP 82 Finals Game 1: Ateneo vs. UST
UST and Ateneo battle it out in Game One of the UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball Finals.

And then there were two. 

Two-time defending champion Ateneo de Manila University takes on University of Santo Tomas in Game One of the UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball Finals. 

The Blue Eagles swept the 14-game elimination round to earn an automatic seat in the Finals.

Meanwhile, the fourth-seeded Growling Tigers had to survive three knockout matches, including back-to-back encounters against last year's finalist, the Univeristy of the Philippines, to advance to the championship round for the first time since 2015.

Can Ateneo remain unblemished or can UST continue its remarkable run.  

Follow along with LIVE UPDATES here: 

FINAL: ATENEO 91, UST 77

Ateneo dominates Game 1 with a 91 - 77 victory. The Eagles have now won 15 straight and are a win away from their third straight victory.

EAGLES STILL IN CONTROL

Ateneo is still cruising as the Eagles remain on top, 88 - 69, with a little over 2:46 left in the game.

END OF 3RD QUARTER: ATENEO 76, UST 58

Ateneo totally dominating UST behind a season-high 32 points fromThirdy Ravena. The Eagles lead the Tigers, 76 - 58, after three quarters.

BIGGEST LEAD FOR ATENEO

Ateneo lead balloons to 23, 66 - 43, 4:13 left in the third period. Ravena already has 27 points.

BIGGEST LEAD FOR ATENEO

Ateneo lead balloons to 23, 66 - 43, 4:13 left in the third period. Ravena already has 27 points.

RAVENA SCORES 20TH POINT TO START THIRD PERIOD

Thirdy Ravena scores his 20th point as Ateneo extends lead to 56 - 39 to start third quarter.

HALFTIME: ATENEO 54, UST 39

UST rookie Mark Nonoy couldn't miss, but Ateneo goes on a 13 - 1 run for a 54- 39 halftime advantage behind Thirdy Ravena's 18 points. 

BELANGEL TO THE RESCUE

SJ Belangel scores back-to-back triples to give Ateneo more breathing room, 49 - 38, a minute left in the first half. 

NONOY CARRYING THE TIGERS

Mark Nonoy cuts down Ateneo's lead to single digits with a triple, 29 - 38, 4:51 left in the second quarter. UST is on a 10 - 0 run.

END OF 1ST QUARTER: ATENEO 32, UST 17

Renzo Subido converts a buzzer-beating three, but Ateneo is up by 15 points after the first quarter.

NONOY KEEPING UST IN THE GAME

 

ATENEO, RAVENA ON A RAMPAGE

Thirdy Ravena scores his 11th point to make it 18-2 for Ateneo, 5;14 left in the first quarter. 

ATENEO 12, UST 2, 6:45 LEFT IN FIRST QUARTER

Thirdy Ravena scores his seventh point of the first period as Ateneo extends their lead to double digits, 12 - 2, 6:45 left. 
 
ATENEO 8, UST 0, 8:04 LEFT IN FIRST QUARTER

Thirdy Ravena also completes a three-point play as Ateneo leads 8 - 0. 

ATENEO'S NAVARRO SCORES FIRST 3 POINTS

Ateneo's Will Navarro completes a three-point play as the Blue Eagles take a 3 - 0 lead.

STARTERS

Ateneo: Matt Nieto, Ravena, Navarro, Wong, Kouame

UST: Paraiso, Cansino, Bataller, Chabi Yo, Subido

 

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