De La Salle University (DLSU) defeated University of Sto. Tomas (UST), 71-69, in an overtime thriller to claim the UAAP 76 men’s basketball championship on Saturday.
The Green Archers climbed its way out of a 15-point hole in the third quarter to win in the extra period, with Jeron Teng carrying the scoring load.
But it was a crucial jumper by Almond Vosotros with 19 seconds left in overtime that decided the game in favor of La Salle. Teng finished with 25 points while Vosotros chipped in 16 for the Archers, who won their first title since sweeping the University of the East in 2007.