UPrising: #UPFight tops PH trends as netizens celebrate win over DLSU in UAAP
MANILA, Philippines – You can't spell upset without UP.
The University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons pulled off a huge victory against the defending champion De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers, 98-87, on Saturday, September 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Yes!— Did UP win today? (@didUPwintoday) September 23, 2017
#UPFight quickly topped the trending topics in the Philippines, while related keywords Paul Desiderio, WowUP, and DLSU Green Archers were also among top 10 trends shortly after the game.
Coach Bo Perasol: Lagi kang inspired kapag kalaban mo ang La Salle, the strongest team. Parang exams, exams will make you sharper. #UPFight— Maroon Pride (@upmaroonpride) September 23, 2017
What a gutsy performance UP 4 games into season you ve given us so much already #UPFight— Sonny Angara (@sonnyangara) September 23, 2017
Anong special skill mo?— Ivan Picazo (@IvanPicazoUPD) September 23, 2017
"Maging fiercely loyal at lagi umasa sa #UPFight kahit minsan ang saki...
Pero worth it naman po."
UP made 16 triples, the most a team has made in a single game since 2010. It was also the first time UP had beaten DLSU in a first round game since UAAP Season 78.
Paul Desiderio established another career high of 30 points, making 60% of his field goals from beyond the arc.
Paul Desiderio, Kingslayer #UPFight
Paul Desiderio, Kingslayer #UPFight— Carlo Elijah VJ (@FlibbyGwenSTD) September 23, 2017
Here are more tweets about the game:UP wins over DLSU in UAAP - Curated tweets by RapplerSports
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