Ateneo Blue Eagles wins UAAP 71 championship

The Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles have defeated the De La Salle Green Archers 62-51 to win the UAAP 71 men’s basketball championship Thursday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Chris Tiu, led the Eagles with 16 points to capture Ateneo’s fourth UAAP championship and second in the decade after winning in 2002. For DLSU, Casio finished with 21 points, 18 of which came from the three-point line while Rico Maierhoffer was thrown out of the game in the third quarter after he incurred a second technical foul.

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