The main storyline for yesterday’s match against the Adamson Soaring Falcons was how reigning UAAP MVP Ben Mbala and the rest of the team would adjust to each other after the former missed DLSU’s first two wins due to his FIBA Afrobasket duties with Cameroon. With Ben almost tallying a triple-double, a UAAP career-high 32 points, 10 rebounds and...
Safe to say the UAAP MVP has gotten even better.Led by a career-high 32 points from the returning Ben Mbala, the De La Salle Green Archers defeated the Adamson Soaring Falcons, 85-73, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena. It was the third win in as many games for the defending champions, who started the match on fire...
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...