UE surges to 4th straight win in UAAP women's hoops


Posted at Oct 01 2017 07:14 PM

MANILA, Philippines – University of the East (UE) stretched its winning run to four games by trouncing Adamson University, 62-44, in the UAAP Season 80 women's basketball tournament on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.

The Lady Warriors improved to 4-1 since losing their season-opener to defending champion National University.

Love Sto. Domingo had an all-around effort of 21 points, 14 rebounds, seven steals, and six assists, while Christine Cortezano (13 points, 13 boards) and Bienca Ramos (10 points, 10 rebounds) also produced double-doubles.

The Lady Warriors have solidified their hold of the third spot.

Meanwhile, Far Eastern University overwhelmed University of the Philippines, 73-49, to halt a two-game slide and even its record to 3-3 in fourth spot.

Valerie Mamaril paced the Lady Tamaraws with 21 points while Precious Arellado chipped in 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

The Lady Falcons dropped at 1-4 while the Lady Maroons remained winless in five contests.

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