La Salle takes on former coach Franz Pumaren, Adamson to kick off Season 79 Final Four action
The anticipated matchup between Aldin Ayo's La Salle against Archers former coach Franz Pumaren and his new team Adamson kicks off the Final Four action in Season 79. Jaime Campos

LA Salle and Adamson kick off the action in the UAAP Season 79 Final Four on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena, according to the schedule released by the league on Friday.

The match between the Green Archers and the Falcons will be the lone game on Wednesday at 4 p.m. as each of the series has been scheduled on separate dates.

The top-seed Green Archers enjoy a twice-to-beat advantage over the Falcons, and a win on Wednesday will propel them back to the finals for the first time in six years.

In the other semifinal pairing, Ateneo takes on Far Eastern University on Saturday, 4 p.m., at the Mall of Asia Arena with the Blue Eagles needing just one victory in order to move into the finals.

A rubber match, if necessary, will be held on Wednesday, November 30 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Meantime, the start of the championship series has been set on December 3, 3:30 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena, while Game Two is slated December 7, 3:30 p.m. also at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Game Three, if needed, has been set December 10, 3:30 p.m. at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

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