• NU eyes 6th straight win in UAAP women’s hoops


    The National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs will eye for their sixth straight win against the Far Eastern University (FEU) Lady Tamaraws in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

    The Lady Bulldogs feasted upon the University of the Philippines (UP) Lady Maroons, 74-40, on Saturday.

    NU outrebounded the Lady Maroons, tallying 68 boards compared to UP’s 33. But UP notched more steals, 12 to nine.

    Three Lady Bulldogs showcased a double-double performance, namely Afril Bernardino with 16 points and 11 rebounds, Jack Animam with 16 markers and 10 boards, and Gemma Miranda with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

    Meanwhile, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigresses beat the FEU Lady Tamaraws, 65-61, on Saturday.

    The Growling Tigresses notched more three pointers; seven out of 22, compared to FEU’s four out 17. UST also dished 19 assists to Lady Tamaraws’ eight.

    FEU tallied more turnovers with 30 compared to UST’s 24. The Lady Tamaraws converted 17 points out of 28 attempts from the line to 12 out of 21 of UST.

    Tigress Shanda Anies recorded a double-double performance of 15 markers and 13 boards, while Ann Gandalla and Loraine Capilit combined for 23 points. Precious Arellado top scored FEU with 19 markers, followed by Maria Balleser with 15 points and 15 rebounds, and Joannah Ouano with 14.

    The UST Growling Tigresses will battle the Adamson University (AdU) Lady Falcons at 8:00 a.m.

    The University of the East (UE) Lady Warriors trounced the Adamson Lady Falcons, 69-57, on Sunday.

    The Lady Falcons limited their turnovers to 30 compared to UE’s 37.

    Nathalia Prado led Adamson with 11 points, while Kathleen Araja and Kaye Pingol added nine markers apiece.

    The NU Lady Bulldogs remained undefeated at 5-0, while the UE Lady Warriors have a 5-2 win-loss card. The UST Growling Tigresses and the Adamson Lady Falcons hold 2-3 and 2-4 slates, respectively.


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