La Salle’s Game 1 win all about defense, says Ayo

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Clutch Teng lifts La Salle over Ateneo in UAAP Finals opener Senators to proceed with review of VFA Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND La Salle head coach Aldin Ayo gives out instructions to his players during their game against Ateneo in Game 1 of the UAAP Season 79 men’s basketball Finals Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at Mall of Asia Arena. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIt may have come down to the last few seconds and for head coach Aldin Ayo, La Salle’s Game 1 victory over arch rival Ateneo all boiled down to a defensive stop.Jeron Teng scored the go-ahead layup and Kib Montalbo helped seal the match with a split from the free throw line to lift the Green Archers 67-65 in the first game of the UAAP Season 79 seniors’ basketball tournament but Ayo knows they had more than 300 days to prepare for one vital defensive stop.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img We are young Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 PH among economies most vulnerable to virus EDITORS’ PICK “One year na nating ginagawa ‘to (We’ve been doing this for one year), one step away from taking Game 1 and it will depend on how you defend,” said Ayo Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena in the fifth UAAP Finals series between the two storied teams.And that defense Ayo wanted was provided by Teng as he came up big with a block on Aaron Black with around 10 seconds left in the game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliTeng, who had 10 points on 5-of-13 shooting, said his defensive play was the result of having desire to protect their slim 66-65 lead.“Yung stop ko kay Aaron, crunch time na yun eh, adrenaline na yun buti tinamaan ko yung bola (My stop on Aaron, that was in crunch time, and it was all adrenaline good thing I hit it),” said Teng. View comments MOST READlast_img

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