4 weeks Maroons survive Bulldogs, secure solo second spot Maroons survive Bulldogs, secure solo second spot
University of the Philippines (UP) handed National University (NU) another heartbreaking defeat, 80-79, to snatch the solo second in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Reigning MVP Bright Akhuetie, prized recruit Kobe Paras and much-improved forward Javi Gomez De Liaño took up the scoring cudgels for the Fighting Maroons, who foiled the Bulldogs’ late fightback to seize the second spot with 3-1 record. UP also scored its second straight win, but veteran coach Bo Perasol admonished his wards for squandering away their 14-point ... more