The UP Fighting Maroons showed the value of the three-pointer, hitting 16 triples to upset the defending champion DLSU Green Archers, 98-87, in the first round of UAAP Season 80 on Saturday, September 23.
Paul Desiderio led University of the Philippines with six three-pointers en route to career-high 30 points.
Jun Manzo and Gomez de Liano brothers contributed double digits in scoring for Universityof the Philippines, who improved their record to 3-1.
Ben Mbala had a career-high 34 points to go along with 12 rebounds, one assist and one steal in defeat for De La Salle University.
[Team Standings: UAAP Men's Seniors Basketball]
Watch the game highlights from the DLSU Green Archers vs. UP Fighting Maroons.
(Video by ABS-CBN Sports And Action on YouTube)