Down 1-3, UP needs to start winning for a shot at Final 4

first_imgIt’s just midway through the first round of the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament but Bo Perasol is already counting the games University of the Philippines needs to win in order to survive.ADVERTISEMENT The Fighting Maroons dropped to 1-3 after their heartbreaking 69-68 loss to Adamson University and Perasol said they need to start to stringing up a win streak if they want to make it to the next round.“We’re actually counting, we need to get the wins,” said Perasol Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre. We need to get the wins in order for us to have a chance [at the Final Four].”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“We have to win at least eight and you also have to look into who you’re going to match up against.”UP, which went into the riding high expectations for a Final Four stint, sits at the seventh seed with only winless University of the East below it. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?center_img View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ The Fighting Maroons will still face De La Salle, National University, and University of Santo Tomas in the remainder of the first round.Perasol said the gut-wrenching winner that Sean Manganti threw up against them was doubly painful since they are fighting for their lives as opposed to the Soaring Falcons who are undefeated in four games.“It was very painful especially when you want to win, you want to win because you want to bounce back,” said Perasol.“You just have to be strong for the players and you need to explain to them that these things happen in life, we need to make sure that everything will make us better, make us stronger.”ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title So near, so VAR – 100 days out, technology eyed for Asian Cup Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img

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