NU pushes streak to 37 games in UAAP women's hoops | Inquirer Sports

NU pushes streak to 37 games in UAAP women’s hoops

/ 06:30 PM October 01, 2016

Reigning MVP Afril Bernardino had 16 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals as National U overwhelmed University of the Philippines, 74-40, for its fifth straight win in the UAAP Season 79 women’s basketball tournament Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

The Lady Bulldogs, whose core is composed of some members of the newly-minted SEABA champions Perlas Pilipinas, led by as much as 35 points to stretch their three-year winning streak to 37 games.

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Jack Animam also had 16 points and grabbed 10 boards while Gemma Miranda tossed in 15 points for NU.

University of Santo Tomas, behind Shanda Anies’ 15-point, 13-rebound effort, bested Far Eastern University, 65-61, to improve its record to 2-3.

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The Lady Tamaraws and the Lady Maroons fell to 1-4 and 1-5 cards, respectively, to remain at the bottom of the standings.

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