TITLEHOLDER National University (NU) completed a first round sweep and stretched its winning streak to 39 with a 103-49 dismantling of University of Santo Tomas (UST) on Saturday in the UAAP Season79 women’s basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Reigning MVP Afril Bernardino flirted with a rare quadruple double with 22 points, 11 steals, 10 assists and seven boards to help the Lady Bulldogs stay unbeaten.
Gemma Miranda actually led NU with 24 points and 10 rebounds while Ria Nabalan (12), Jack Animam (11) and Je-anne Camelo (11) also scored in twin digits.
Far Eastern University downed University of the Philippines, 56-52, in the other match to cap the first round.
The Lady Tamaraws tied the Tigresses and last season’s runner-up Ateneo from fifth to seventh places at 2-5, while the Lady Maroons fell in last spot with a 1-6 record.