IN PHOTOS: UAAP S80 Ateneo vs La Salle Finals Game 3
MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo Blue Eagles defeated the then-defending champions De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers, 88-86, and were crowned as the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball champions on Sunday, December 3 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum
Although the Blue Eagles led the Green Archers for most of the match, the second half unfolded into a thriller that saw them enter the payoff period tied at 66-all.
It took an Isaac Go clutch triple the last 24.7 seconds of the game to secure the win at 85-80 for Ateneo. The Green Archers managed to rally back with a 6-2 run in that short span. The seconds, however, died out and the UAAP Season 80 title landed into the hands the Ateneo.
And to sum up the Ateneo post-game on-court celebration, here we go: