Saturday, July 25, 2009

UST Tigers Bounce Back Via Win Against UE

Photo credit Balls
After a sorry loss to defending champs Ateneo Blue Eagles, UST Tigers bounced back by winning againsts UE Warriors. The Tigers' 1-2 punch Dylan Ababou and Khasim Mirza led the team to this victory. Mirza waxed hot on the first quarter, scoring 8 of his 20 points while team captain Ababou scored 28 points. He scored the crucial points needed on the last quarter and even had the steal that capped the victory.

The first quarter ended with both teams scoring 24 all. On the second quarter, the Tigers held the Warriors to 12 points but they bounced back scoring 35 on the third. The fourth quarter was a see saw battle but when the Tigers got the lead back, they were poised to get their third win. UST's Ababou-Mirza combo, who scored 48 of the total score 92, got enough help from Allen Maliksi, Chris Camus and rookie Jeric Teng.

Final score was 92-88.The Tigers improved their standings to 3-1 and ties with FEU Tamarraws for the second place on the UAAP Men's basketball team standings.

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