The UST Growling Tigers play against the Ateneo Blue Eagles at 10:00 am Wednesday, October 18 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay in the First Round of the UAAP Season 86 Men's Basketball Tournament.
Find out the game time information, when and how to watch UST's game against Ateneo on TV and live streaming online.
- Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
- Time: 10:00 am
- Venue: Mall of Asia Arena
- TV: One Sports / UAAP Varsity Channel on Cignal
- Live Stream: SMART Livestream (Android / iOS) / Pilipinas Live (Android / iOS)
Results and Scores
|UST Growling Tigers||10||23||28||16||77|
|Ateneo Blue Eagles||17||23||32||25||97|
|[Full Game Stats]|
The Ateneo Blue Eaggles regained their winning form with a resounding victory over UST Growling Tigers with a final score of 97-77.
Key players stepped up for Ateneo in this commanding victory. Chris Koon led the scoring charge with an impressive 21 points while contributing six rebounds and five assists.
Kai Ballungay added 17 points along with seven rebounds and three assists. Joseph Obasa was another standout performer, registering 17 points, eight rebounds, and two blocks, providing a strong inside presence.
Nic Cabanero and Christian Manaytay continued to lead the way for UST, with Cabanero delivering a game-high 21 points on 7-of-15 shooting. He also showcased his versatility with seven rebounds and four assists.
Manaytay was equally instrumental, contributing 17 points and securing seven rebounds in losing effort.
Watch the game highlights between University of Santo Tomas men's basketball team and Ateneo de Manila University men's basketball team in the First Round of the UAAP Season 86 Men's Basketball Tournament.
Video by One Sports
Preview: UST vs. ADMU
The reigning champions, Ateneo Blue Eagles, are set to face the struggling UST Growling Tigers in a highly anticipated UAAP men's basketball match. Both teams come into this game with their own motivations, making it a clash to watch out for.
Ateneo has had a rollercoaster season so far, most recently suffering an overtime defeat at the hands of the FEU Tamaraws. The Blue Eagles are eager to bounce back after a stunning 66-61 loss in overtime to FEU.
On the other side of the court, the UST Growling Tigers are desperate to secure their first win of the season. UST has endured a painful 18-game losing streak, a record that dates back to the previous year. This losing skid now stands as the longest in the team's history, surpassing their 17-game slide from 2016 to 2017.
Their most recent loss came at the hands of the UP Fighting Maroons, who defeated them 110-79 in their previous outing.
This match is not only an opportunity for Ateneo to get back on track but also a chance for UST to end their prolonged losing streak and make a statement in the league. With the stakes high for both teams, basketball fans can expect an intense and closely contested matchup. Ateneo aims to regain their winning form, while UST is determined to turn their season around.