Bulldogs bounces back, keeps Tigers winless

(Photo by Raymond Braganza)

The National University Bulldogs keeps the UST Growling Tigers winless after a 94-84 win, on Wednesday in the UAAP Season 80 basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.

The National University Bulldogs avoided an upset by pulling away during the latter part of the fourth quarter with a 10-0 run.

With the win, NU improves to 2-1

Import Issa Gaye paved the way for the Bulldogs with 17 points and 13 rebounds, 9 of them on the offensive end, Dave Yu added 13 points while Jay Jay Alejandro made 4 triples to finish with 12 markers for the Bulldogs

Meanwhile, Regie Basibas exploded for 23 points for the Growling Tigers while Jordan Sta Ana added 14 points for UST.

UST falls to the bottom with a 0-3 mark.

GAME SCORES

NU 94 – Gaye 17, Yu 13, Alejandro 12, Mosqueda 11, Bartlett 9, Salem 7, Cauilan 5, Joson 4, Abatayo 4, Aquino 3, Morido 3, Diputado 3, Lastimosa 3, Flores 0, Tibayan 0, Rangel 0

UST 84 – Basibas 23, Sta. Ana 14, Faundo 9, Arana 8, Escalambre 8, Akomo 5, Lee 4, Huang 4, Macasaet 4, De Guzman 3, Kwawukumey 2, Caunan 0, Romero 0, Soriano 0, Lorenzana 0

QUARTER SCORES: 25-24, 51-50, 70-73, 94-84