JV Casio of De La Salle and Chris Tiu of Ateneo are leading their respective teams as the first five of the Green Archers and the Blue Eagles were introduced to the thousands of fans in attendance for Game 1 of the UAAP Season 71 Finals at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday.
The first five for the Archers’ are JV Casio, Simon Atkins, C Ferdinand, Bader Malabes and James Mangahas. As for Ateneo, Chris Tiu, Rabah Al-Hussaini, Mike Baldos, Ryan Buenafe and Jai Reyes. La Salle is the defending champion while Ateneo wants another championship after their last one in 2003.
Ateneo is leading 21-18 with 5:15 minutes remaining in the 2nd Quarter.
Ateneo is leading 26-24 with 3:05 minutes remaining in the 2nd Quarter.
De La Salle is leading 28-26 with 2:58 minutes remaining in the 2nd Quarter.
Ateneo is leading 33-29 with 20.9 seconds remaining in the 2nd Quarter.
Ateneo leads 36-29 at Halftime
Ateneo is leading 40-29 with 8:25 minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter
Ateneo is leading 53-43 with 1:28 minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter
Ateneo leads 55-45 at the end of the 3rd Quarter
Ateneo is leading 65-57 with 1:33 minutes remaining in the 4th Quarter
Ateneo wins Game 1, 69-61