THE rematch between archrivals La Salle and Ateneo in Season 79 is set on November 5 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, as the UAAP released the official schedule of the second round on Friday.
The November showdown will have the Green Archers looking to sweep their season series against the Blue Eagles, who, in turn, will looking to avenge its 97-81 loss to their unbeaten arch-rivals last October 2.
Second round hostilities will begin on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena with University of the East facing University of Santo Tomas at 2 p.m., and Ateneo squaring off against University of the Philippines at 4 p.m.
The top four teams will all be in action on Sunday with National University taking on Far Eastern University at 2 p.m., and Adamson battling La Salle at 4 p.m., also at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The Green Archers are currently unbeaten in seven games, with the Tamaraws right behind with a 5-2 win-loss slate. NU, Adamson, and Ateneo are tied at 4-3, but the Bulldogs and the Falcons have better quotients.
In the second round, six playdates will be played at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, while five will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena. And for the first time in seven years, the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan will play host to a UAAP seniors basketball game.
Here's the schedule of the second round in UAAP Season 79: