Bo Perasol rues UP’s failure to get stops in pivotal loss to UST

first_imgEthel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ LATEST STORIES Perasol said his team failed to come up with stops when it needed it the most, allowing UST to drill two huge three-pointers in the final minute, first from Brent Paraiso and the second being Renzo Subido’s dagger with 26.7 seconds left for the Tigers’ 82-78 lead.“The unfortunate thing there for us is that we were not able to get stops when it mattered,” said Perasol Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. “Although we were trying to stop their three-point shooting, they were able to take the three again and we were not able to score also.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practice“There’s really no sense of really pounding it hard to our team right now because I really think it could’ve gone either way.”Perasol was initially handed a three-game suspension after his outburst during UP’s 89-63 loss to defending champion Ateneo at the end of the first round but that sanction was cut to two matches after an appeal. Longest SEA Games preparation yet for marathon queen Tabal The return, though, didn’t end up to Perasol’s expectations after UST went 16-of-42 from three-point distance.Although UP managed to hold the Growling Tigers to just one three-pointer in the third quarter, Paraiso and Subido found their stroke in the final minute.Kobe Paras hit his own three-pointer to give UP a two-possession lead, 78-74, with 1:40 left but that was the Fighting Maroons’ last hoorah after UST closed the game out on a 10-0 run.“We all know what UST can do as far as the outside shooting is concerned, the pace is concerned,” said Perasol. “We were able to keep pace with that and also we were able to get into our own pace.”ADVERTISEMENT Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Becoming his own man Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue MOST READ This jewelry designer is also an architect Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Head coach Bo Perasol returns for UP after a two-game suspension. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Head coach Bo Perasol had a rude welcome in his first game back for University of the Philippines in UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday.The Fighting Maroons suffered a disappointing 84-78 loss to University of Santo Tomas that also put their overall record in jeopardy as they are now just half a game ahead of the Growling Tigers. UP dropped to 6-4 at second place as the Tigers improved to 6-5.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more