IN PHOTOS: Emotions come full show in U.P. viewing parties

MANILA, Philippines – #AtinTwo!

Emotions ran high in several viewing parties in the University of the Philippines system on Wednesday, November 28, as the do-or-die UAAP Final Four game between the UP Fighting Maroons and Adamson Soaring Falcons turned out to be a classic thriller.

For the first time in 32 years, the Fighting Maroons crashed into the the Finals after outlasting the Falcons, 89-87, in an overtime escape. (READ: 'Exempted no more:' Twitter explodes as U.P. reaches 2018 UAAP Finals)

The Maroons will face defending champion Ateneo Blue Eagles in a best-of-three title series starting Saturday, December 1.

Here are some scenes from the viewing parties:

GLUED. The thrilling showdown also gets some kids hooked.

Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

CAMP OUT. Students, employees, and alumni of UP Los Bau00f1os camp out at the UPLB gate to watch the winner-take-all duel.

Photos by Stef Lacbayo/The Los Bau00f1os Times

INTENSE. Students intensely watch the game at the Carabao Park in UP Los Bau00f1os.

Photo by Derrick Ordou00f1ez


PRAYERS. UP students hope for the best during the final seconds.

Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

TENSED. The cardiac match gets many UP supporters all anxious at the Sunken Garden in UP Diliman.

Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

CHEERS. Fans erupt in cheers at the Sunken Garden in UP Diliman after the Maroons pull off an escape over the Falcons.

Photos by LeAnne/Rappler

CELEBRATION. Emotions run high as UP fans celebrate the Maroons' victory at the Sunken Garden in UP Diliman.

Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Students at the AS Lobby go crazy as 4th quarter game is tied to 78 with only 2 seconds left #UPFight — jai (@jkbalboaa) November 28, 2018

UPLB community supports team #AtinTwo! || via Derrick Ordoñez — MovePH (@MovePH) November 28, 2018

UP Law students cheering for the UP team inside their college — Wayne Manuel (@wdmanuel) November 28, 2018