NATIONAL University routed University of Santo Tomas, 82-58, on Saturday for an immaculate 11-0 record in the UAAP Season 78 juniors basketball at the Filoil Flying V Arena.
John Lloyd Clemente finished with 14 points while Justine Baltazar added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Bullpups, who moved three victories away from a sweep of the elimination round - and an outright place in the finals.
NU led by as many as 31 points in the wire-to-wire victory over UST.
Meanwhile, Far Eastern University defeated Adamson, 60-55, to stay in the Final Four race.
Jun Gabane scored 18 points, while Kenji Roman had a double-double of 12 points and 15 rebounds as the Baby Tamaraws caught Adamson for fourth place with a 6-5 win-loss slate.
Jayson Celis scored 18 points and Evan Agbong finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Baby Falcons.