The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the University of the East Red Warriors at 4:00 P.M. on October 12, 2019 live from the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.
The Fighting Maroons will try to snap their two-game losing skid while the Red Warriors wanted to make a quick bounce victory when the UAAP Season 82 continues in Pasay this afternoon.
Team UP is coming from back-to-back losses which dates back at the end part of the first round. Last October 6, they absorbed another defeat against the Far Eastern University Tamaraws at the MOA Arena.
In that game, the Fighting Maroons played without their head coach Bo Perasol. UP climbed back after got buried by a double-digit lead and even forced the game to overtime. Yet, in the extended period, their opponent rediscovered their offense and took over the game.
Kobe Paras was the leading scorer for the Fighting Maroons with his 22 markers, nine boards, and six swipes.
For team UE on the other hand, their two-game winning streak was ended after they bowed down against the University of Santo Tomas last October 9 also in MOA Arena.
It was all UST during that match where their opponent’s lead went as high as 34 points.
Adama Diahkite was the leading scorer for the Red Warriors with his 24 points output.