UP eliminates La Salle, 78-74, Advances To Finals (UAAP | May 6, 2022)


Photo credit: UAAP Season 84 Media Team

No. 2 seed University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons with a huge comeback to eliminate No. 3 seed De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers, 78-74 in the UAAP Season 84 men's basketball tournament final four knockout match on Friday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. UP advances to the men’s basketball best-of-3 finals against the Blue Eagles.

UP ended the game on 22-4 run. Carl Tamayo led the Fighting Maroons with a huge double-double of 19 points (5/18 FG, 9/11 FT, 12pts in 4Q), along with 10 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists. Maodo Diouf with a solid game of 14 points, 17 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 blocks and 1 assist. Harold alarcon added 14 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist and a block while Ricci Rivero finished with 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.

The UAAP Men's Basketball Finals 'Battle of Katipunan' will begin on Sunday, May 8, 4:00PM at the MOA Arena with the top-seeded Ateneo against the Fighting Maroons .


The Scores:

UP 78 – Tamayo 19, Diouf 14, Alarcon 14, Rivero 12, Abadiano 7, Cagulangan 6, Spencer 5, Lucero 1, Ramos 0.

DLSU 74 – Winston 26, Nonoy 11, M.Phillips 10, Baltazar 9, Nelle 6, Manuel 4, Nwanko 4, Lojera 2, Austria 2, B.Phillips 0.

Quarters: 15-22, 39-44, 51-64, 78-74. [FULL GAME STATS]

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