NATIONAL University remained ruthless in beating University of the East, 92-53, on Wednesday stretching its perfect run to eight games in the UAAP Season 79 women’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Reigning MVP Afril Bernardino came through with 26 points, Gemma Miranda had 24 markers and 10 rebounds, and Jack Aminam also had a double-double effort of 15 points and 20 boards for the Lady Bulldogs, who have won 40 consecutive games dating back to 2014.
The third-running Lady Warriors stumbled to only their third loss in eight starts.
La Salle stayed within striking distance, nipping Adamson, 76-74, for its seventh win in eight games.
Skipper Camille Claro led the way for the Lady Archers with 26 points, while Khate Castillo chipped in 14, and Snow Peñaranda produced a double-double outing of 13 markers and 17 rebounds.
Ateneo beat Far Eastern University, 54-39, while University of Sto. Tomas fashioned out a 70-62 victory over University of the Philippines.
The Lady Eagles and the Tigresses joined the Lady Falcons in fourth place at 3-5, the Lady Tamaraws hold a 2-06 record and the Lady Maroons are at 1-7.