ATENEO came up with a more convincing win after an opening-day squeaker, while UST scored a second straight rout on Tuesday in the University Games men’s basketball tournament in Bacolod City.
The five-time defending UAAP champions Eagles defeated Holy Cross of Davao City, 94-67, while runners-up Tigers downed Ateneo de Davao University, 101-79.
The Eagles, who lead Group C with a 2-0 win-loss mark, are coming off a pulsating 56-54 win over University of San Jose-Recoletos in their opening game on Monday. Group leaders UST beat John B. Lacson Maritime University, 97-70.
In Tuesday's other men’s basketball game, University of the East drubbed University of San Agustin, 111-64.
In women’s play, National University trounced University of Saint La Salle, 138-26; College of St. Benilde beat Holy Cross of Davao City, 67-41; and UST beat Rizal Technological University, 66-54.
In women’s volleyball, UAAP champion La Salle defeated Jose Maria College in straight sets.
UE also won in straight sets over Holy Cross of Davao City.
UAAP men’s champion University of the Philippines and La Salle drew in their football match.