Tamaraws force do-or-die after whacking Eagles
Ron Dennison scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Far Eastern University to a stunning 80-67 win over top seeded Ateneo de Manila in the semifinals of UAAP season 80 men’s basketball tournament at the Big Dome.
It was the Blue Eagles’ second consecutive loss in the tournament after a 13-0 start.
Arvin Tolentino added 13 points while Hubert Cani chipped in 11 for the Tamaraws including a buzzer beating three to keep the Blue Eagles at bay.
Thirdy Ravena led the Blue Eagles with 17 markers. Michael Nieto added 13.
The two teams meet again on a winner take all game on Wednesday, November 22 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
By Erel Cabatbat