La Salle wins UAAP title with sweep of Ateneo

By: Jonas N. Panerio December 07,2016 - 07:05 PM
Former SWU Cobra Ben Mbala of La Salle is triple-teamed by the Ateneo defense in Game 2 of the UAAP men's basketball Finals.  (INQUIRER PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ)

Former SWU Cobra Ben Mbala of La Salle is triple-teamed by the Ateneo defense in Game 2 of the UAAP men’s basketball Finals. (INQUIRER PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ)

The La Salle Green Archers capped off a near-perfect season by winning the UAAP title as they swept the Ateneo Blue Eagles with a 79-72 win in Game 2 Wednesday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

The Archers won their ninth championship in their storied history in the league.

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