UAAP: Netizens react to La Salle-Ateneo finals showdown

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — La Salle and Ateneo will meet in the UAAP men’s seniors basketball finals for the first time in eight years.

The Blue Eagles have arranged a best-of-three championship affair with the Green Archers after escaping the FEU Tamaraws on Wednesday.

This will be the fifth time in UAAP finals history that the two proud institutions collide for the title.

Interestingly, both squads are gunning for their ninth crown since joining the league in 1978 and 1986 respectively.

Netizens share their excitement on the upcoming blockbuster duel:






Game 1 of the Season 79 finals is slated on December 3 (Saturday) at the Mall of Asia Arena.

CNN Philippines' Chesca Buencamino contributed to this report.