Revrev Diputado had 16 points, 7 boards and 3 assists, and the National University Bulldogs used a solid second half to beat the Ateneo Blue Eagles 70-60 in the first round of UAAP Season 79 men's basketball tournament.
Matt Salem added 12 points, including nine in the third quarter, and eight rebounds.
NU outscored Ateneo 20-9 in the third quarter.
Mike Nieto led the Blue Eagles with team-high 14 points and 5 rebounds.
NU 70 - Diputado 16, Salem 12, Aroga 11, Morido 10, Alejandro 8, Salim 4, Diputado M. 4, Rangel 2, Gallego 2, Pate 1
ATENEO 60 - Nieto Mi. 14, Wong 9, Asistio 8, Ikeh 8, Nieto Ma. 7, Babilonia 4, Black 4, Ravena 2, Go 2, Verano 2
Quarter Scores: 20-20, 32-32, 52-41, 70-60 | Games Stats (shared by Pong Ducanes on Twitter)
[Team Standings: UAAP Men's & Women's Seniors Basketball]
Video Highlights: Ateneo Blue Eagles vs. NU Bulldogs (September 11, 2016)(Video by ABS-CBN Sports And Action on YouTube)
Full Video Replay (posted on sports.abs-cbn.com):
1st Quarter | 2nd Quarter | 3rd Quarter | 4th Quarter
- ADMU vs. FEU on September 14 | [Ateneo Blue Eagles Full Schedule]
- NU vs. DLSU on September 18 | [NU Bulldogs Full Schedule]