#UPFight! Maroons 2nd win in UAAP Season 78 sends internet abuzz | Inquirer Sports

#UPFight! Maroons 2nd win in UAAP Season 78 sends internet abuzz

/ 05:42 PM September 09, 2015
UP Fighting Maroons celebrate. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

UP Fighting Maroons celebrate. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Social media went abuzz on Wednesday afternoon after the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons won over the De La Salle University Green Archers for the first time since 2009 in the UAAP season basketball tournament.

The hashtag #UPFight trended second worldwide and in the Philippines, beating the #ALDUBKapitLang hashtag of Eat Bulaga’s hit “Kalyeserye” segment.

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READ: UAAP: Maroons nip Green Archers for a 2-0 start

Even Vice President Jejomar Binay posted a celebratory tweet follow UP’s 71-66.

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“Sa ilalim ng maitim na balat na ito ay nananalaytay ang #dugongMaroon. Congratulations, @UPMaroons!!! Mabuhay kayo!” Binay said.

READ: Opening day win ushers in new era for the UP Maroons

“Kung ang boss ay Maroon, ngayon #tamangpanahon para magpapirma, magpaapprove, humingi ng increase at magpalibre,” blogger @tonyocruz tweeted.

“Guys, ipa-billboard na ‘to sa Edsa!” said film director Tonet Jadaone, who posted a screenshot of the match’s scoreboard.

READ: UAAP Season 78 Preview: New season ‘blank page’ for UP Maroons

UP’s 2-0 start is its first since 2005.

Here’s what other netizens have to say:

http://storify.com/inquirerdotnet/upfight-trends-worldwide#publicize

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