The University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons and the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) Blue Eagles will clash in Game 1 of the UAAP Season 81 Finals on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The game has a tip off time scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Philippine Standard Time and takes place from the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The game can be watched on on ABS-CBN S+A, S+A HD or online through free live stream (details below).
The defending champions Blue Eagles finished the elimination rounds with only two losses and immediately advanced to the finals, making this their biggest chance to win again the championship in the UAAP. The Fighting Maroons, however, are aiming to clinch their 1st championship since UAAP’s institution in 1993.
This best-of-3 finals will see the Blue Eagles as favorites to win this game after sweeping the Fighting Maroons in their elimination round encounters.
The ADMU Blue Eagles will rely on Thirdy Ravena and Angelo Kouame to lead the attack with shooters Anton Asistio, Matt Nieto, and Jolo Mendoza.
UP Fighting Maroons will play at the highest level with Juan Gomez de Liaño, Paul Desiderio, and Bright Akuetie.
Who will prevail?
Below, let’s take a look at the viewing information for the contest before Ateneo Blue Eagles and UP Fighting Maroons get ready to take another step toward a podium spot.
Time and Live-Stream Information
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 3:30 p.m. Philippine Standard Time
Location: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City
Live Stream: UAAP Season 80 Live Streaming