On the side of Ateneo, five Blue Eagles also managed to register double digits with Thirdy Ravena leading the Blue Eagles with 20 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal. Aaron Black paced the 4th quarter with 11 points out of his 15 points. Anton Asistio’s first half hot shooting saw him tally a total of 13 points, while Isaac Go and Matt Nieto followed with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
The Blue Eagles got off to a strong start, leading by as much as 21 points in the first half. The turn-around was Mbala’s alley-oop dunk that fired up the team and sparked a 10-0 run.
Expect fireworks for game 3, happening this Sunday, December 3, 4 pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.