The Ateneo De Manila University Blue Eagles successfully grabbed the last ticket to the finals of the UAAP Season 79 men’s basketball by defeating Far Eastern University Tamaraws with a score of 69-68.
Their game at Smart Araneta Coliseum went into overtime.
The winning basket of ADMU was shot by Ateneo Center Issac Go who was bleeding after being elbowed.
FEU still tried to grab victory in the final seconds of the game but shooting guard Ron Dennison wasn’t able to shoot before the clock ended.
The Eagles will be facing De La Salle Green Archers in the finals.
Meanwhile in the world of football, Football stars all over world mourn the the death of Brazilian football players involved in a plane crash in Colombia.
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi in his social media account showed his grief on the passing of some players of the Chapecoenese Real football team.
Chapecoenese Real was set to compete in the finals of Copa Sudamericana against Atletico Nacional of Medellin.
Only six out of 77 pasengers were reported to have survived the crash of the British Aerospace 146 Short-haul plane LaMia in the mountains of Colombia.
(with DZRH Kristan Carag)