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UP turns back St. benilde

/ 05:10 AM August 16, 2018

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University of the Philippines showed some endgame flair to repulse St. Benilde, 26-24, 27-25, 29-27, Wednesday night and kept its semifinals hope alive in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Center.

With the victory, the Lady Maroons climbed to 3-2 and can make the semifinals outright with victories over Far Eastern University and San Beda.

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The Lady Blazers remain in contention for the last Final Four seat, but need victories over San Sebastian and Adamson coupled with a pair of losses by UP to get there.

In men’s action, La Salle scored a stunning victory over erstwhile undefeated National U, 27-25, 27-25, 17-25, 25-17, for only its second win in six matches.

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UP, meanwhile, ripped St. Benilde, 25-21, 25-20, 25-23, for its fourth victory in six outings and dealt the Blazers their third loss in six games.

FEU tied St. Benilde in the standings after hacking out a 22-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-20 victory over Arellano.

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