Third seed Adamson University guns for a spot in the second phase of the stepladder semifinals when it battles No. 4 De La Salle-Zobel today in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 77 juniors basketball tournament at the Blue Eagle Gym in Katipunan, Quezon City.
The game is set at 1 p.m.
The winner of the Baby Falcons-Junior Archers match will advance to the second stepladder game against second seed National University (NU), which owns a twice-to-beat advantage.
The Bullpups secured the No. 2 seeding and the incentive after beating the Baby Falcons in the playoff, 72-45.
Last year’s runner-up Ateneo de Manila University has already earned the first slot in the finals following its 14-0 sweep of the elimination round. The Blue Eaglets also gained a thrice-to-beat advantage for achieving such feat.
In baseball, De La Salle University blanked University of Santo Tomas, 2-0, for its third win in four games while University of the Philippines nailed its first victory after trouncing Adamson, 11-1.