Friday, July 15, 2011

Coulda', Woulda', Shoulda'

Ateneo vs Adamson --- July 10, Sunday, Araneta

 Costly Error.
Alvarez grimaces in frustration as the Eagles take advantage of a fumbled pass.

With around 20 seconds or so left and Ateneo leading by only two points [53-51] Adamson had a golden opportunity to force an overtime. In the ensuing offensive play Alvarez passed to team mate Cabrera.  Roeder bobbled the ball and the Eagles took advantage and regained possesion  Adamson fouled Monfort as a last resort: Eman calmly sank both charities for the final 55-51 count.

Greg Slaughter shot 64.3% from the field but missed half of the 10 charities awarded him.  As a team, Ateneo missed 9 of 27 free throws while Adamson converted all 11 foul throws given them.

The Usual Suspects.
Nico Salva contorts.

Crunch Time.
With the score tied at 51 Kirk Long extends.
John Brondial was just a micro second too late when he deflected the ball; 
It had already bounced of the glass and was on the way down.
This goal tend pushed Ateneo up 53-51.

The Blue Eagles had 10 less attempts [54] than the Fighting Falcons [64] but had a higher field goal percentage [33% to Adamson's 26%]. 
The scoring by quarters is as follows:

               Qt1               Qt2              Qt3               QT4

ADM         16               17               10              12            =55
ADU         12               15               17               7             =51

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