All eyes on NU-UST clash as FEU clinches Final 4 berth | Inquirer Sports

All eyes on NU-UST clash as FEU clinches Final 4 berth

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 10:33 PM April 05, 2017

Tristan Tamayo/

Tristan Tamayo/

With three slots in the UAAP Final Four already filled, all eyes are on this Saturday’s match between University of Santo Tomas and National University.

Leaders De La Salle and Ateneo are already through to the semifinals by virtue of its identical 11-2 records. The Lady Spikers, though, hold the top spot because of a 33-32 points advantage over the Lady Eagles.

READ: Lady Tamaraws eliminate Lady Maroons


Far Eastern University clinched one of the Final Four spots after eliminating University of the Philippines Wednesday and improving to 8-6, but they could still climb up to third place if UST loses to NU.

The Tigresses hold the third spot ahead of Saturday’s double header with an 8-5 record while the Lady Bulldogs are a game behind at 7-6.

READ: FEU going all out as UAAP Final Four ‘anybody’s game’

UST can retain its hold of no. 3 in the Final Four if it beats NU, eliminating the Lady Bulldogs in the process.

NU, however, can force a playoff for the fourth spot against UST with a win on Saturday, which will also give FEU the third seed.

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