We can go on and come up with excuses as to why the Green Archers were unable to defend their UAAP title. They no longer had Jeron Teng and several key veterans, Two of our three consistent scorers are only sophomores, the team was distracted from outside rumors and other stuff that are posted around social media - well...
The DLSU Green Archers let back-to-back titles slip from their grasps, losing Game 3 of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball finals to the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 86-88, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. After entering the fourth quarter tied at 66-all, La Salle managed to score only a single field goal in the first 7:45 while giving up 14...
Hate to admit it, but this writer was perhaps among the many who almost surrendered when the Green Archers were down 21 in the second period of game 2. The way Ateneo was shooting the lights out and given that Ricci already had 4 personal fouls in the first half, it was hard to imagine how the team would...
“Don’t ever underestimate the heart of a champion.”It’s one of the oldest statements in sports, a saying that sometimes borders on the line of becoming a cliche. But there was no better way to explain the miraculous comeback the DLSU Green Archers performed against Ateneo in Game 2.There it was, with the Blue Eagles ahead by 21 in the...
Facing their biggest challenge in the Aldin Ayo-era, the DLSU Green Archers climbed back from 21 points down to send the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals to a deciding Game Three. Making up for last Saturday’s 70-76 Game 1 loss, the defending champions can still make it back-to-back titles after the morale-boosting 92-83 victory at the Smart Araneta...