first_imgKiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Mbala back to his old dominant self in Game 2 win READ: Mbala back to his old dominant self in Game 2 winThe opposite happened to La Salle as the Green Archers improved their 16-of-38 first half shooting to 16-of-28.La Salle also doubled its free throws from eight conversions in the first half to 16 in the latter part of the match.“We have to credit La Salle’s defense, credit also goes to the changes [Aldin] Ayo made,” said Baldwin. “He went big, that didn’t work then he went small and that began to work.”Ayo employed three big men in the first half with Ben Mbala, Abu Tratter, and Santi Santillan all sharing the floor but the Green Archers switched to a four-guard lineup come the second half.“His [Ayo] pressure then started to take the toll and the momentum swung. We just didn’t play as well once the momentum swung.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We won’t think about Game 2. La Salle didn’t think about Game 1 and they came out and played, we won’t think about Game 2,” said Baldwin at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “It’s winner take all now.”READ: La Salle rallies to stun Ateneo, forces UAAP title decider FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkAteneo built a massive 21-point lead in the second quarter after Thirdy Ravena made two free throws, 45-24, and was poised to run away to the title.But La Salle slowly chipped away at the lead and mounted a 40-10 run that spanned the middle quarters to take a 68-59 lead heading into the fourth. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene “It was tough because we had a big lead and I’m a coach that hates big leads,” said Baldwin. “That may sound ironic but in today’s world I think young people don’t have a killer instinct. And I see it over and over in basketball leagues around the world.”READ: Rivero fights off tears to spark La Salle comeback “Big leads just seem to drain and momentum swings the other way, and it’s always tough to swing the momentum back. Once La Salle found its feet, we lost ours and we really couldn’t have it back.”After shooting 48.5 percent from the field, 16-of-33, in the first half, the Blue Eagles hit cold air and bungled to a 12-of-40 shooting clip.Ateneo’s free throw shooting also dipped in the second half after going 13-of-15 in the first half, the Blue Eagles managed just 7-of-9 in third and fourth quarters.ADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo head coach Tab Baldwin is not the one to look at the past and instead would choose to look at what’s ahead.After Ateneo’s gut-wrenching 92-83 loss to De La Salle in the second game of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball finals, Baldwin instilled in his players that what happened Wednesday is already on the wayside.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more