ADAMSON University pulled off an 80-66 win over University of Santo Tomas to advance to the Finals of the UAAP Season 86 high school boys basketball tournament Wednesday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre.
De La Salle University is back on the UAAP Men's Basketball throne after seven years. The Green Archers leaned on the duo of MVP Kevin Quiambao and Mythical Five member Evan Nelle to outlast University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons in the winner-take-all Game 3, 73-69, and cop the UAAP Season 86 championship in front of a record-breaking crowd of 25,192 at the SMART Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday evening.
For the first time in 17 years, University of Santo Tomas is on top of the UAAP Women's Basketball world. And for the first time in eight seasons, National University settled for silver.
The Growling Tigresses foiled the Lady Bulldogs' quest for an eight-peat, storming back from 14 down in the fourth to take the all-or-nothing Game 3, 71-69, and clinch the UAAP Season 86 championship on Wednesday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.
Seven-time defending champion National University showed that it can rise in the face of adversity.
In a do-or-die that could have ended their eight-peat aspirations, the Lady Bulldogs denied the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigresses, 72-70, to force a winner-take-all Game 3 in the UAAP Season 86 Women's Basketball Finals, Sunday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.
Despite newly crowned MVP Kevin Quiambao and senior guard Evan Nelle struggling, the Green Archers showcased their deep bench romping past the Fighting Maroons, 82-60, and force a do-or-die Game 3 in the UAAP Season 86 Men's Basketball Finals, Sunday night in front of 20,863 green-and-maroon-clad fans inside the SMART Araneta Coliseum.
University of Santo Tomas is one win away from breaking National University's seven-season dominance in UAAP Women's Basketball. The Growling Tigresses showcased their composure in the fourth, taking down the eight-peat-seeking Lady Bulldogs, 76-72, to clinch Game One of the best-of-three UAAP Season 86 Finals on Wednesday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.