IN PHOTOS: FEU draws first blood vs UST in UAAP Finals

MANILA, Philippines – Molded by experience from last season's Finals appearance, the FEU Tamaraws withstood a fourth quarter rally from the UST Growling Tigers to come away with a 75-64 Game 1 victory in the UAAP Season 78 men's basketball Finals on Wednesday, November 25.

The Tamaraws held nothing back in the final 6 minutes ending the game on a 14-2 run for the comfortable win as they moved a win away from their 20th UAAP championship. (HIGHLIGHTS: UAAP 2015 Finals Game 1 – UST vs FEU)

The Tigers will have a shot at extending the series with a win in Game 2 on Saturday, November 28. (READ: FEU coach Racela saw UST coming when no one else did)

Go through the thrilling action once more with these photos!

TOP SCORER. Roger Pogoy drops 12 points in the first quarter and finishes with a team-high 15. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TOP SCORER. Roger Pogoy drops 12 points in the first quarter and finishes with a team-high 15.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BATTLE. Kevin Ferrer (right) and Ed Daquioag (left) try to stop Russell Escoto (center). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BATTLE. Kevin Ferrer (right) and Ed Daquioag (left) try to stop Russell Escoto (center).

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

STRUGGLING. Ed Daquioag reacts during Game 1 as he struggled against FEU's tough defense. The veteran had only 4 points and only one field goal. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

STRUGGLING. Ed Daquioag reacts during Game 1 as he struggled against FEU's tough defense. The veteran had only 4 points and only one field goal.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

STUNNED. UST coach Bong Dela Cruz appears to not like what he's seeing on the court as FEU stuns UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

STUNNED. UST coach Bong Dela Cruz appears to not like what he's seeing on the court as FEU stuns UST.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

ONE MORE WIN. Mike Tolomia and the FEU Tamaraws are one win away from the UAPA Season 78 title. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

ONE MORE WIN. Mike Tolomia and the FEU Tamaraws are one win away from the UAPA Season 78 title.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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