Big Ben Mbala may be back in action for the DLSU Green Archers this coming Wednesday but I don’t think it will change the fact that the green and white squad will be in for another shootout game against the young, athletic, and upstart Adamson Soaring Falcons.Both teams, again, love to apply the pressure on defense to quicken the...
If yesterday’s contest between the DLSU Green Archers and NU Bulldogs was a preview of Season 80’s Finals matchup, then the UAAP is in for a treat. Playing their second game without reigning MVP Ben Mbala, La Salle escaped NU late with a 115-109 victory to start its title retention bid with a 2-0 record.Defense seemed optional, at least for...
Despite firing a staggering 115 points en route to their second win of the season, it was defense in the final minutes of the fourth quarter that enabled the DLSU Green Archers to notch win no. 2 in Season 80 of the UAAP men’s basketball tournament. With the score tied at 106-all, La Salle’s Mayhem defense limited the NU...
After an impressive season debut last Sunday, La Salle is looking for another statement game tomorrow against the NU Bulldogs. With Ben Mbala still unlikely to play, the Green Archers are out to prove that their win over FEU was not luck and they can still manage to come up on top even without their main man in the...
Imagine this: spitfire point guard Aljun Melecio bringing the ball down on offense for the DLSU Green Archers, asking for a screen from big man Ben Mbala, and handing him the leather. Mbala, with the ball beyond the three-point line, sees his defender backing off, awaiting the inevitable strong drive to the basket.Only Mbala doesn’t take a dribble. Instead,...