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Aba himala ata NU ang nanambak imbes natambakan
The Games That Play Us: The Bayside Boys Remix
NU BULLDOGS over UE RED WARRIORS, 90-55
Yes, it was “just” the UE Red Warriors whom the NU Bulldogs beat, er, obliterated, but, still, one cannot deny the ruthlessness with which the Bayside Boys (yes, that’s what I’m calling them now, since their home court is, literally, bayside) went about their business.
Of course, the obligatory nerves tempered expectations in the first period, with NU going 0-for-7 from beyond the arc and turning the ball over 6 times. UE, on the other hand, was all too happy to pounce on the Bulldogs’ opening day jitters. Super PG Roi Sumang stole the ball 3 times and hit 2 trifectas as the Reds of Recto entertained thoughts of an opening day upset right in NU’s own pound.
And then the second quarter happened.
35-8. That’s all anyone really needs to know. The Bulldogs turned a 2-point first quarter deficit into a 25-point bulge at the half, what with former RP-Youth standout Jeoff Javillonar pumping in 10 of his 19 points in the period, and erstwhile unknown Troy Rosario doing his best Sam Perkins impersonation, scoring 8 points in 8 minutes thanks to 2 triples. UE turned the ball over 6 times in the second quarter, mainly due to the 4 steals and 3 blocks NU inflicted on them. Coach Eric Altamirano’s boys really seemed to settle down in their system, dishing out 11 assists and shooting 50% from the floor in this period.
Afterwards, with a little under 5 minutes left in the third, the lead ballooned to 32 for NU.
As far as the game was concerned, that was all she wrote.
So what does this win mean for both teams?
For UE, well, coach Jerry Codiñera has his work cut out for him AGAIN, but he probably already knew that anyway. It’s not exactly a surprise UE gave NU a bit of a scare in the first frame – any team with a playmaker as explosive as Sumang can do that – but what UE really lacks is consistency. Sumang will be the barometer of this team’s success this season, but he’ll need a bit of help if coach Jerry wants to avoid the cellar. Adrian Santos and Chris Javier are you there? Help wanted. Fast.
On the other end of the floor, this was a STATEMENT (yes, all caps talaga) game for the Bulldogs. Will they be able to blow out their foes by 30+ points in their next 13 games? Hardly, especially since the Blue Eagles are up next, but they have served notice that they’re plenty different from the team that lost a handful of squeakers last season. It’s clear that, despite what humble press releases their camp might express, the Bayside Boys of NU have been remixed for one purpose only – no less than the UAAP Championship.
NU 90 – Javillonar 19, Parks 16, Alolino 12, Rosario 10, De Guzman 8, Villamor 6, Mbe 4, Labing-isa 3, Ignacio 3, Betayene 3, Perez 2, Neypes 2, Celda 2, Singh 0, Roño 0, Khobuntin 0
UE 55 – Sumang 21, Razon 8, Gallanza 8, Olayon 7, Santos 4, Belleza 2, Javier 2, Flores 2, Sumido 1, Alberto 0, Villarias 0, Valdez 0, Duran 0, Duncil 0
QS: 13-15, 48-23, 72-40, 90-55
Ray Parks (NU) – 16pts, 6rebs, 6asts, 4stls, 3blks, 2 treys
Jeoff Javillonar (NU) – 19pts, 11rebs, 2 treys, 1ast, 1stl
Roi Sumang (UE) – 21pts, 5rebs, 4stls, 3asts, 3 treys
*The Bayside Boys Remix is the most popular remix of the ‘90s hit song "Macarena."
NU di marunong makisama. Lahat ng ibang winners so far eh 73 points eh!
Saan makakanood ng replay online?
anyway di ako naiinis na natalo kami ng NU, Its about time naman na sila naman ang makita sa itaas ng standings, anyway mas maganda sana ang UAAP kung all filipino ang liga. mas natututukan natin ang mga filipino talents, hanggang college league ba naman uso ang import??
Tsaka hindi pa nga naglaro yung 'import' ng NU sa lagay na yan ah. Si Mbe ay sandali lang naglaro kasi may mali sa uniform nya. Si Ray Parks ay half-Filipino. Matatas mag-Tagalog yan. Anak man ng PBA import dati, may lahing Pinoy pa rin sya.
Tsaka kung napanood mo ang laro dapat napansin mo na total team effort ng NU ang tumalo sa UE, at hindi lang si Parks. Tanggapin mo na mas talentado ang players ng Bulldogs ngayon kumpara sa Warriors.
ano kayang mga nicknames ang gagawin dito ni objection?
Banned by Admin
nice game NU congrats di ako bitter coz it was an ugly loss for UE RW
Hope they will improve next time if not sana wag na ma renew si Coach Jerry at the end of his contract
Natuloy ba protest ng UE? Talo pa lang players ang nag-laro na iba yung logo sa shorts.. automatic win by default dapat agad yun for UE diba?
Hindi na magpro-protesta UE.
'' We're notfiling a protest, we're just clarifying the Legue rules - Rod Roque
^^ SI Cordiñera ang dapat iprotest na tanggalin! leccchenng yan!