After all the hardwork done in those rigorous training regimens and countless scrimmage sessions, it all boils down on the one who holds the precious and most coveted championship trophy at the end of the season.
The DLSU Lady Archers failed to win the coveted championship as they fell short to the NU Lady Bulldogs in their 67-52 defeat yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Having not lost since July 28 against NU, I was stunned like everyone else, including the UST Growling Tigers, just as the final buzzer sounded yesterday.
29 seconds were left on the game clock, and the Archers were down by the slimmest of margins, 73-72, against the Tigers.
Henry Ong, Dennis Espino, Dale Singson, Bal David, Chris Cantonjos, Estong Ballesteros, Richard Yee, If these names don’t make you heave a disheartening sigh, grit your teeth or snort in bitterness, then it means you were spared all the suffering and heartbreak of the furious ‘90s DLSU-UST rivalry in UAAP men’s basketball.
The Lady Archers were in full swing today at the Mall of Asia after they pulverized the league-leading NU Lady Bulldogs with a dominating 72-48 rout to move one win away from the prestigious title.
Games between the Green Archers and the Tamaraws have always followed a similar script: La Salle will start the game at a frenetic pace, right until the final canto, before a furious rally will be mounted by FEU.