NU dethrones Ateneo for UAAP season 81 juniors crown

first_imgWill you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carl Tamayo put up a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Bullpups while Cyril Gonzales added his own line of 10 points and 10 boards.Fortea paced NU’s offense with 15 points.Season MVP Kai Sotto led Ateneo with 26 points and 25 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra MOST READ View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIEScenter_img Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Durant, Curry shine as Warriors hold off Kings 125-123 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MANILA, Philippines—Nazareth School of National University is back on the throne after its sweep of Ateneo, culminating in a 64-53 Game 2 win in the UAAP Season 81 juniors’ basketball finals Friday at FilOil Flying V Center. ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college The Bullpups vacated the throne room for three years after winning the title back in 2016 with Justine Baltazar and John Lloyd Clemente spearheading the team. It was still a tight contest midway through the fourth with NU holding on to a slim 50-49 lead with 6:41 to play. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsSlowly but surely, the Bullpups built a lead and Terrence Fortea’s three made it an eight-point game, 59-51, with 2:31 left in the game. Things got bad to worse for former champion Ateneo when Forthsky Padrigao went down with a knee injury at the same time as Fortea made his gutsy triple. last_img read more