LA Revilla, the most senior member of the Green Archers, was a rookie when they toppled the FEU Tamaraws 62-59 in a playoff for the second seed in the Final Four in 2008.
Having had a lead as high as 14 points now cut to 2 with just under five minutes left, at 59-57, I would be lying if I said there wasn’t even an ounce of nervousness coursing through my body.
Despite already being guaranteed a place in the semi finals for the second time in a row, the De La Salle University Green Archers took no chances and defeated the struggling University of Sto.
True, the Green Archers are sharing first place with two other teams, FEU and NU, all having clinched a Final Four slot.
The Green Archers continued their winning ways after gutting out a tough come from behind 57-55 win over the NU Bulldogs earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Despite a last-minute reprieve by a UAAP board that seems hell bent on proving they can still consistently come up with head scratching decisions, despite perplexing officiating that elevated phantom calls and indecisiveness to an art form, and despite the feistiness of a UE team that went toe-to-toe with the Green Archers for much of yesterday’s game, the DLSU Second Round Animo Machine is still on a roll.