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Top teams NU, Ateneo collide

/ 05:15 AM January 10, 2019

National University battles defending champion Ateneo to open second round action of the UAAP Season 81 juniors basketball tournament on Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

The Bullpups (6-1) hope to score a repeat of their 78-62 first-round victory in their 3 p.m. duel with the Blue Eaglets.

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Far Eastern University-Diliman and Adamson U, bunched in a three-way with Ateneo in second place at 5-2, clash at 11 a.m.

The NU-Ateneo showdown will also feature giants Kai Sotto, the Ateneo center who is leading the season MVP race, and NU’s Carl Tamayo.

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In their first-round duel last Dec. 15, Tamayo tallied a double-double effort of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Sotto paced the Eaglets with 23 points and 13 boards.

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