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UAAP Season 75 Ateneo Blue Eagles Drive for Five


Ateneo Blue Eagles on Thursday completed its 5-times championship against UST Growling Tigers for the UAAP Season 75 Basket ball league, 65-62 at Araneta Coliseum.

UAAP Season 75 BasketBall Finals
Photo: UAAP Season 75 BasketBall Finals
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The Game Two (2) of the finals produced jam-packed fans and supporters at the Coliseum with the hope from Tiger team to pull-off comeback win.

Eagles created another record and did not let Tigers to gain 2006 repeat of championship.

"Today was a great game," said by Eagle's coach Norman Black. "It could have gone either way down the stretch, unlike some of the past games where each team went on a run."

Nico Salva, one of the top players of Blue Eagles named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) with average of 19 points score per game series and having career-high 30 markers in Game One.

The scores:

ADMU 65 - Ravena 22, Slaughter 15, Tiongson 10, Salva 8, Chua 6, Gonzaga 3, Sumalinog 1, Golla 0, Elorde 0, Buenafe 0

UST 62 - Fortuna 20, Teng 9, Lo 8, Abdul 8, Ferrer 7, Bautista 6, Mariano 4, Vigil 0, Pe 0, Afuang 0
Quarter scoring: 13-14, 29-29, 47-46, 65-62

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