Adamson seeks fifth straight win, battles National U

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil With first playoff stint under Alas in sight, Phoenix raises its target View commentscenter_img Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nursing a foot injury, the reed-thin forward pumped in 27 points against University of the East, went scoreless against University of Santo Tomas and fired 18 points including the game winner against UP.The Falcons face a different type of challenge against a young, rebuilding NU team that is looking to bounce back from a 46-72 drubbing at the hands of Ateneo last Saturday.The Bulldogs are bannered by rookie sensation Dave Ildefonso, who is looking to bounce back after he was held to just four points on 2-of-8 shooting by the Eagles. Ildefonso averaged 17.5 points in his first two games this season.Defending champion Ateneo seeks a fourth straight victory as it collides with UST in the second game at 4 p.m.The Eagles, who made light work of the Warriors on Wednesday, aim for a fourth win in five games against the Tigers, who dropped a 71-79 decision to the Falcons last Saturday, after splitting their first two games of the season.ADVERTISEMENT Adamson coach Franz Pumaren warned his team from getting carried away from all the attention surrounding the Falcons’ unbeaten start in UAAP Season 81.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew As the Falcons shoot for a fifth straight victory on Saturday against the National U Bulldogs at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan, Pumaren was quick to remind his players that they are far from achieving their goal this season.“I’ve been telling them 3-0 is nothing, 4-0 is nothing,” said Pumaren after the Falcons survived the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, 69-68, on a last-second shot by Sean Manganti.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“We were probably reading too much about social media that we’re so great already. Probably if we win the championship we can start acting that way but the way we played (against UP), it felt like we were thinking of highly of ourselves.”Manganti will be a marked man despite enduring a roller-coaster campaign so far. Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlelast_img read more