UAAP 82 By the Numbers: Perfection

Paul Kennedy Lintag on Nov 21, 2019 01:23 PM
UAAP 82 By the Numbers: Perfection
The question for the greatest UAAP team ever will be asked forever, but the 2019 Ateneo Blue Eagles will have a dominant perfect record to show for as they make their case. (Photo by Arvin Lim)

The Blue Eagles can now rest easy, history has been done.

The question for the greatest UAAP team ever will be asked forever, but the 2019 Ateneo Blue Eagles will have a dominant perfect record to show for as they make their case.

Ateneo has achieved perfection in UAAP Season 82, and a By the Numbers look seems pretty appropriate just about now.

Time to light that bonfire again folks.

 


16-0

Ateneo’s record for UAAP Season 82. The Blue Eagles are the first team ever to achieve the feat.

 


2

Total number of 3-peats for Ateneo, also the only team to do so in the UAAP Final Four era.

UST got its 3-peat first (4 straight) and La Salle has one too (4 straight). FEU technically won a 3-peat as well.

But the with the Blue Eagles’ current dynasty and the 5-peat that dominated the league from a decade ago, Ateneo has the greatest basketball dynasty in UAAP’s modern era.

 


16.5 points

Average winning margin for Ateneo this season.

There were games when the Blue Eagles were truly challenged but for this season, Ateneo belabored any doubts in winning by crushing the opposition in convincing fashion.

 


8

Total Ateneo champonships in the past 12 seasons.

The Blue Eagles now have a total of 11 titles, good for solo fourth in the UAAP all-time.

 


47 seconds

Total time Ateneo trailed in the Finals against UST.

The Growling Tigers pushed the Blue Eagles when they went on their signature runs but Ateneo also had a counter for everything.

 


26

Conseucutive games won by Ateneo dating back to last season.

How far can the Blue Eagles go when they go for a 4-peat next year?

 


3

Finals MVPs for Thirdy Ravena, most in UAAP History.

Fly high, King Eagle.

 


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