UAAP 82: Ateneo, UST show spirit of sportsmanship in Twitter shout-outs


Posted at Nov 20 2019 08:18 PM | Updated as of Nov 20 2019 09:45 PM

Thirdy Ravena shares a few words with Rhenz Abando after Ateneo beat UST for the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball championship at Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

There was another winner in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball finals on Wednesday — the spirit of sportsmanship.

Ateneo de Manila University and University of Santo Tomas exchanged congratulatory messages via their respective official Twitter accounts, after the Blue Eagles beat the Growling Tigers 86-79 to win the championship.

Ateneo gave its opponent a shout-out following its victory, while the España school saluted the 11-time champions.

Meanwhile, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, whose Knights won the NCAA championship on Friday, shared encouraging words to UST, a fellow Dominican school.

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