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UST loses to UE for the first time in five years

UST loses to UE for the first time in five years

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by SHAYNE LEE MACARAEG The UST Growling Tigers are now on a four-game losing streak as they are outgunned by the UE Red Warriors, 78-68, in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball eliminations at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday, Oct. 16. UE defeated UST for the first time since UAAP season 80 dating back to October 7, 2017. Things got physical at the 2:01 minute mark of the third quarter, causing Tigers’ big man Adama Faye to be thrown out of the game due to a disqualifying foul on Red Warriors’ Harvey Pagsanjan. It was anyone’s game in the first half that featured fast-paced action from both teams, as UST’s Nic Cabanero finished through contact with 38.3 left to take the first-half lead, 29-28. But UE managed to convert five triples in the third quarter, led by its team ca...
Tigresses demolish Lady Warriors with a 63-point blowout

Tigresses demolish Lady Warriors with a 63-point blowout

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by SHAYNE LEE MACARAEG The UST Growling Tigresses prove their consistent prowess after an overwhelming 63-point victory, 107-44, over the UE Lady Warriors in the first round of UAAP Season 85 women’s basketball tournament. UST holds the second best record as it improved to 4-1 win-loss card. UE is still winless with a 0-5 record. Tigresses’ Tacky Tacatac led all scorers with 27 points as she grabbed four rebounds along with three steals on Sunday, Oct. 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena. After a close opening quarter with UE only trailing by three points, 18-15, it was a wrecking job for the rest of the game after the Tigresses adjusted their defensive scheme, closing the first half with a huge lead, 52-26. The Lady Warriors were unable to find answers to the Tigresses’ suffoc...
IN PHOTOS: UST’s kick-off party for UAAP Season 85

IN PHOTOS: UST’s kick-off party for UAAP Season 85

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'READY THAN EVER' LOOK: The University marked the beginning of UAAP Season 85 through an on-site kick-off party, the first since the pandemic, for its student-athletes at the Quadricentennial Pavilion on Wednesday, Sept. 28. This year's kick-off celebration theme, "Tiger Resurgence," is in connection with the goal to revive the Thomasian spirit for the upcoming UAAP games. FULL ALBUM: bit.ly/3dVog6l Photos by Rainiel Angelyn Figueroa and Jianzen Deananeas/ THE FLAME