Rivero fights off tears to spark La Salle comeback

first_imgThe 19-year-old Rivero fired eight of his 18 points in the pivotal third period where the Green Archers ended up outscoring Ateneo, 26-8, and taking a 68-59 lead heading into the final frame.“The whole time I was on the bench, I was just praying. My teammates just told me to stay positive, trust my teammates and hope for the best,” Ricci, who also collected five rebounds and four assists, said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES PH eyes slot as kiteboarding makes debut in YOG Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLa Salle swingman Ricci Rivero couldn’t contain his emotions after he picked up his fourth foul with still 3:23 left in the second quarter.His frustrations came to a head with the Green Archers, whose season was on the line, staring at a seemingly insurmountable lead against Ateneo in Game 2 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’center_img Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ Rombaon grabs bronze in cross country MTB race PLAY LIST 01:04Rombaon grabs bronze in cross country MTB race00:50Trending Articles01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:14Carpio 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Rivero burst into tears after his older brother Prince put some sense into him as he walked toward the bench.READ: La Salle rallies to stun Ateneo, forces UAAP title deciderFEATURED 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 folk“Kuya just told me that wasn’t me [who is playing] and that I need to play my game and play relaxed,” Ricci said.Rivero let loose in the second half, especially in the third quarter, where he led La Salle’s crippling comeback. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene View commentslast_img read more