Ateneo’s Aaron Black and Thirdy Ravena combines for 40 points to beat UST

It was a grind it out game, from start to finish until Aaron Black converts a crucial basket to fend off UST, 73 to 69.

The score after 3rd quarter is 52 to 51 in favor of Ateneo but because of their good ball movement, they was able to have a good run to have a commanding 66 – 53 lead mid way of the last quarter.

UST tried to inch closer, they come closer up to 71 – 66 but a big shot from Aaron Black breaks the momentum of UST.

Aaron Black led the Blue Eagles with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assist while Louie Vigil finished with 21 points, 9 rebound and 5 assist for UST.

Box Scores:

ATENEO 73 – Black 23, Ravena 17, Nieto Mi 7, Asistio 6, Wong 5, Mendoza 5, Babilonia 4, Tolentino 2, Go 2, Nieto Ma 2, Ikeh 0, Porter 0, Verano 0

UST 69 – Vigil 21, Macasaet 12, Bonleon 9, Lao 8, Basibas 7, Faundo 6, Subido 2, Afoakwah 2, De Guzman 2, Sheriff 0, Lee 0, Arana 0, Huang 0

Scoring per quarter: 14-17, 34-34, 52-51, 73-69

Next Game for both team:
Ateneo against NU: September 11 at Araneta Coliseum

UST against UE: September 10 at Araneta Coliseum