NU looks to complete season sweep, tries to finish off DLS-Z in UAAP juniors basketball finals
John Lloyd Clemente and the Bullpups are one win away from completing an unbeaten run to the title. Dante Peralta

NATIONAL University goes for the jugular against De La Salle-Zobel on Friday in the UAAP Season 78 juniors basketball championship at the Filoil Flying V Arena.

Unbeaten in 15 games, the Bullpups are one win away from their third title in the last four years.

Game Two is set at 2 p.m.

"Kung anong routine ang ginagawa namin, ini-emphasize namin na hindi puwedeng mag-relax. Wala pa kaming naa-achieve ngayong taon," said NU coach Jeff Napa.

John Lloyd Clemente and Justine Baltazar shone in the opener as the Bullpups hardly gave the Junior Archers a chance with a 78-58 victory last week.

Clemente finished with 16 points while Baltazar had 15 points and 27 rebounds, his 12th double-double of the season.

The Junior Archers need three straight wins to snatch the championship.

Season MVP Aljun Melecio will need to do better than his 15-point Game One performance for La Salle-Zobel. 

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