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Ateneo's historic sweep led to their three-peat championship; beats UST

by Sherlyn Paleg

PASAY CITY - The Ateneo Blue Eagles legacy continues as they made a historic sweep that led to their three-peat record after beating the UST Growling Tigers, 86 -79 on the Game 2 Finals, Wednesday night at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Thirdy Ravena whose hailed as the Finals MVP chipped in 17 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Together with the help of SJ Belangel with his career high 15 points.

The Growling Tigers didn't make everything easy for the Blue Eagles as Dave Ando and CJ Cansino get the score closed to a point 66-67 on the last eight minutes of the fourth quarter.

Rhenz Abando led the UST Growling Tigers with 16 points, four rebounds and a steal while UAAP S82 ROY Mark Nonoy also chipped in 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.

Ateneo Blue Eagles seniors Thirdy Ravena, Isaac Go, Mike and Matt Nieto and Adrian Wong played their last game in the UAAP. While Growling Tigers, Renzo Subido, Enrique Caunan and Zach Huang also played their last game in the UAAP.

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