Struggling to keep its Final Four offers, UP Maroons and UST Tigers clash is a compulsory win
MANILA, Philippines – Before digging into deeper numbers, there is only one magic figure that is the most important of all UP Fighting Maroons and UST Growling Tigers.
At this point in the UAAP 81 season, the UST needs a loss to stay at the seventh and receive the same winnings. Another loss would immediately remove them from the assertion.
However, from all the opponents, 6.6 Maroons are standing in, who also have to win 7 wins to shoot at least the final tournament with only 6-6 FEUs.
For both teams it can not lose the situation, so many X coefficients, of course, will come into effect when Maroon and tigers collide at. 16.00 on Saturday, 10 November, in the Aranet Coliseum.
Renzo Subido was injured by UST and went 69-110 thrashing against La Salle. However, he returned to 21 markers, which was a tough 83-96 loss to Adamson.
Paul Desiderio also had his part in the bouts, including a 10-point ride with 73-89 first-round loss against the FEU. But since then he has returned, especially with career advancement 31 point, 7-triple eruption 95-82 victory, also against Tamaraws.
The third option for a criminal offense, both veterans are still largely listed to provide support to their mainstream boys. So when they flare, their chances of winning dramatically improve.
In general, fans can expect an explosion score from both teams, regardless of who goes away. The UST allows the most frequent points in the league at 80.3 while the UP permits the third place 77.9. The UST also runs the league with blitzing 79.28 pace until UP is fourth at 78.81.
However, there are clear differences between the two sides in terms of efficiency. Mostly, thanks to the leading MVP candidate Bright Akhute, Maroons shoot the best league game. 44.4% from the field while the guarded tigers are the worst only a 34.5% clip
Meanwhile, thanks largely to Juan Gomez de Liano, the leader of the league, UP is also the first team dimes with 19.9 dishes the game. The UST, despite the fact that it was guided by guards such as Marvin Lee and the super new CJ Cansino, is only a sixth part with 13.9 assistants night
However, one thing the UST is more than UP is free to throw efficiency. Tigers spend packaging impressive 73.7% a clip from the line, mainly because Lee did not even miss one attempt at 36 attempts. In the meantime, Maroon is fighting together only 58.2%, 6% less than the seventh place of the FEU.
Both teams have clearly identified strengths and weaknesses above the top. Each of them depends on their benefit. – rappler.com