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UP outlasts La Salle in PVL men’s action

/ 04:56 PM July 21, 2018

University of the Philippines upended La Salle in a 23-25, 25-19, 25-27, 25-22, 15-12 thriller in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference men’s division Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

The Fighting Maroons mounted a 10-4 start in the deciding set en route to their first win.

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“This PVL stint is the time for my team to execute our program, rebuilding the character since the skill is already there,” UP head coach Hans Chuacuco said in Filipino.

A La Salle service error and a 4 service ace forced the decider for UP, which overpowered La Salle in the spiking column, 60-50.

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Team captain Mark Millette led the Fighting Maroons with a career-high 31 points.

Cris Dumago had 24 markers for the Green Spikers. Justin Robert Valencia

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