79-72 Ateneo Blue Eagles wins over AdU Falcons


Ateneo Blue Eagles grabbed their tenth win for the UAAP season after winning over Adamson (AdU) Falcons, 79-72, Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Nico Salva and Keifer Ravena, Ateneo Blue Eagles
Photo: Nico Salva and Keifer Ravena, Ateneo Blue Eagles
Photo Credit: PinoyExchange

In most of the game, Ateneo Blue Eagles are seem behind the game thanks to Nico Salva and Keifer Ravena  who sparked a late run in the fourth to get the win for the defending champions.

Salva continued to sizzle in the fourth quarter, tying the game at 63-all with 7 minutes and 18 seconds  remaining.
Camson hit a three at the other end, before Ryan Buenafe scored his first three points via an and-one play, 66-all.
Freethrows and a jumper by Salva gave Ateneo a two-point lead, 70-68, at the 4:06 mark, before Camson hit another three, 70-71.
With less than three minutes remaining in the game, Nico Salva hit a go-ahead jumper, followed by a couple of freethrows from Keifer Ravena that gives  lead at three, 74-71.
A split by Cabrera made it 74-72 for Adamson, before Ateneo went on a 5-0 blitz to enter the final minute of the game with a seven point lead, 79-72.

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