The Green Archers battled the heavily favored FEU Tamaraws in a tight, heart-stopping battle before falling in double overtime, 80-84 at the Araneta Coliseum today.
Just when we all thought that the Green Archers would haplessly lose to Ateneo again, an unlikely hero stepped up to the challenge.
“Now, where was this team last Thursday?” This was what I was thinking as I witness how the Green Archers displayed its mastery over last season’s runner up, the UE Red Warriors, in their game last Sunday at the Philsports Arena, just three days after being upset big time by the NU Bulldogs.
The Green Archers ran roughshod over last year’s runner-up UE Warriors, 82-63 to get back into the winning column.
The Green Archers played heads-up defense and demonstrated superb teamwork for 40 minutes as they fashioned out an 82-63 demolition job over the UE Red Warriors today.
In my three years of covering the UAAP, this is the first time that I saw Simon Atkins being interviewed by the press inside the press room after a La Salle win.
The Green Archers hit a big speed bump in their second game, falling to a bigger and more physical NU team today, 55-59 to even their win-loss record at 1-1.