The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Santo Tomas Growling Tigers at 4:00 P.M. on October 5, 2019 live from the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
The Blue Eagles wanted to spill their winning ways in the second round of tournament schedule while the Growling Tigers will try to solidify their hold as one of the top four teams when the UAAP Season 82 resumes this afternoon in Pasay.
Ateneo registered a perfect score during the first round of the tournament. Their latest victim is their Finals rival the UP Fighting Maroons last September 29.
The Blue Eagles showed that they’re not intimidated with the lineup upgrade of their opponent and hammered them with an 89-63 final score.
Angelo Kouame led Ateneo with 19 points in that match while Matt Nieto added 18.
For team UST on the other hand, they’re coming from a loss against the De La Salle University Green Archers last September 28.
The Growling Tigers had a tough time shutting down DLSU’s guard Encho Serrano who notched his career-high in scoring with 29 points as he shoots 13-of-22 from the field. Apart from Serrano, Aljun Melecio also blazing from the field with his 26 points and five assists.
Brent Paraiso led the Growling Tigers with his 22 points who also his career-high.