La Salle blows lead, escapes NU for first win on Kurt Lojera winner

MANILA, Philippines---Kurt Lojera saved De La Salle in crunch time for the 83-82 victory over National University in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Lojera drained the go-ahead jumper with 14.9 seconds left in the game just seconds after Shaun Ildefonso knocked down a 3-pointer to give NU an 82-81 lead. The Green Archers led, 80-66, midway through the fourth but the Bulldogs staged a late 16-1 run culminating wit Ildefonso's triple with 28.2 seconds left. "One thing we can address is our inexperience, we're a new staff, we're a new team and when a team like that rattles you, the team will really look for familiarity" said L...

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