UST Tigers scratched Eagles
July 19, 2012 by Kristina Caramel Sy
On their 1st face-off for the UAAP 75 played at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, UST Growling Tigers clipped ADMU Blue Eagles’ wings. Final score is 71-70.
ADMU soared in the 1st half from the efforts Kiefer Ravena and Nico Salva, scoring 13 points and 11 points, respectively. UST was down in double-digits early.
But UST growled in the 3rd quarter, it was a tie game at 52. Mariano and Teng sank back-to-back easy baskets for UST that gave them their 1st lead of the game, 58-54. Aljon Mariano, the player of the game, poured 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists.
After 12 consecutive losses against ADMU, coach Pido Jarencio said that “darating din yung araw na liliwanag ang araw sa amin. At eto na nga yun”
Aljon Mariano, who missed playing last season, said that “Pinaghandaan ko yung game namin. Pinatunayan ko na dapat paghandaan ako. Sobrang pinaghandaan ko yung season na ito.”
UST will be back on Saturday to face the UP Fighting Maroons at 4pm while Ateneo will be seeing in action on Sunday at 4pm where both games will be held at MOA Arena.