UAAP: Evan Nelle blames self for La Salle’s 3rd quarter woes in loss to Ateneo

MANILA, Philippines—Evan Nelle took the blame after La Salle lost steam in the second half of its loss to archrival Ateneo that extended the Green Archers’ losing streak to four in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament on Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Nelle returned to action after serving a one-game suspension and led his team with 15 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

He admitted they had no answer to Ateneo’s 27-10 outburst in the third quarter that proved to be the difference.

“We were there, but the third quarter… The eruption of Ateneo, we couldn’t contain it, or even match the intensity, so that’s on us. We had a lot of turnovers in the third…

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