UAAP: La Salle shuts down UST for 3rd win

first_imgMANILA, Philippines—De La Salle finished off its first round campaign with a 92-77 beating of University of Santo Tomas in the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue“We were due to win. When our team follows the game plan, trust that results will follow,” said La Salle head coach Gian Nazario. “This time around we made sure we woul finish the game well.”Encho Serrano finished with a career-high 29 points with five rebounds to lead the Green Archers while Aljun Melecio put up 26 points and dished out five assists.Brent Paraiso, who played for La Salle in Season 80, led the Growling Tigers with 22 points and six rebounds while Soulemane Chabiyo added 16 points and 14 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Sacramento Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit The Green Archers recovered from their 72-71 loss to University of the Philippines and improved to a 3-4 record to climb to fifth place while the Growling Tigers slipped to 4-3.Using a solid second quarter where they led by 42-32, the Green Archers pulled away and never let the usually-fiery Growling Tigers get momentum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40Justine Baltazar’s hook shot put La Salle up 78-61 late in the fourth, effectively putting the game to bed.POST-GAME INTERVIEW Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Becoming his own man Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ This jewelry designer is also an architect MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? P11-B loan for SEA Games hosting not an issue — Cayetano DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers View commentslast_img read more