UAAP men’s volleyball: NU ends Adamson’s hot start

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The Bulldogs and Falcons wind up sharing second place in the UAAP Season 81 men's volleyball tournament

DOMINANT. The NU Bulldogs show off their champion form. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Defending champion National University (NU) brought back its A-game as the Bulldogs swept the previously unbeaten Adamson Falcons in the UAAP Season 81 men’s volleyball tournament.

The Bulldogs extended their winning streak to 3 games as the Sampaloc-based squad easily sealed the deal against the Falcons, 25-22, 25-18, 25-16, on Sunday, March 3, at the Araneta Coliseum. 

The win puts the Bulldogs nearer the driver seat as they forged a tie for second with the Falcons at 3-1, behind the unbeaten Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws’ 4-0 slate.

Bryan Bagunas was an offensive threat as the NU spiker tallied a game-high 24 points.

On the other side, George Labang was the only Falcon who scored double-digits with 11 markers.

Earlier, the Ateneo Blue Eagles dominated the University of the East (UE) Red Warrios in straight sets, 25-22, 25-19, 25-11.

Tony Kofyman torched the Red Warriors with 13 points while getting solid support from Chumason Njigha and Ron Medalla who posted 9 points each. – Wilmyn Migguel See/Rappler.com