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UAAP Finals 2017: Ateneo draws first blood, defeats DLSU 76-70

25 NOV 2017 •Mall of Asia Arena UAAP Season 80 UAAP Finals 2017 News: Ateneo Blue Eagles took Game 1 of UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals over the De La Salle Green Archers, 76-70, this Saturday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. Thirdy Ravena and the Nieto brothers led a balanced Blue Eagles attack to upset the breakout game of Archer Aljun Melecio, who dropped 24 points in Game 1. Ravena powered ADMU with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, while Mark and Mike Nieto contributed 11 respectively.

UAAP News 2017: La Salle halts Ateneo juggernaut, 79-76

11 NOV 2017 •Smart Araneta QC UAAP Season 80 UAAP News 2017: De La Salle University Green Archers froze the blitzkrieg of Ateneo De Manila Blue Eagles, 79-76, to end the UAAP Season 80 rivals showdown at the Smart Araneta Coliseum late yesterday. Ben Mbala led the Archers with 28 points, 19 rebounds, 6 blocks and steals, while Ricci Rivero chipped-in 21 markers for La Salle.

UAAP 2016: De La Salle Green Archers cracks UAAP title, dismantles Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles, 79-72

7 DEC 2016 •Araneta Coliseum UAAP logo UAAP 2016 News: De La Salle Green Archers edged Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles, 79-72, to clinch UAAP Season 79 championship title on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum. Finals MVP Jeron Teng dropped the whopping 19 of his 28 points haul in the first half, while MVP Ben Mbala contributed double-double 18 baskets with 18 rebounds and two shot blocks. It is DLSU’s ninth title in UAAP history.