UST, La Salle forge 3-way tie in UAAP women’s hoops
University of Santo Tomas and De La Salle created a tricky three-way tie at the third spot of the UAAP Season 81 women’s basketball tournament after posting polarizing victories Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The Growling Tigresses embarrassed Ateneo, 82-60, while the Lady Archers barely made it past Adamson University, 66-64.
The Lady Falcons had a chance to end the game day as the sole third seed but they squandered a 16-point lead against the Lady Archers.
UST, De La Salle, and Adamson are now all tied at 7-5 and are 1.5 games behind second seed Far Eastern University that holds an 8-3 slate.
Ana Mae Tacatac led the Golden Tigresses with 31 points in their dismantling of the Lady Eagles while Camille Claro had 16 points against the Lady Falcons.
Ateneo dropped to 4-8 and is now eliminated from the Final Four race.
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