Ateneo Lady Eagles nip UP Lady Maroons to score back-to-back wins in UAAP Season 80

ATENEO took the early lead in the UAAP Season 80 women's basketball tournament after beating University of the Philippines, 52-51, on Wednesday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Cara Buendia had 10 points and eight rebounds, while Tina Deacon had nine points and five rebounds as the Lady Eagles upped their record to 2-0.

Ateneo won its first game of the season against Adamson, 61-58.

Meanwhile, University of the East defeated Far Eastern University, 59-56, to pick up its first win of the season.

Eunique Chan had 19 points and nine rebounds, while Love Sto. Domingo had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Lady Warriors in spoiling the 29-point effort of Precious Arellado.

UE upped its record to 1-1 following its 69-66 overtime defeat against reigning champion National University.

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