Madayag rues ‘basic errors’ in shock loss to UP

first_imgUP still hopeful despite slim Final Four chance LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC “I think the basic errors happened, I think no one was talking and like I said before we need to work on our consistency,” said Madayag in Filipino Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.Ateneo committed 22 errors, 12 less than what the Lady Maroons tallied, but there was one miscue that proved crucial for the Lady Eagles.After the Lady Maroons turned back Jhoana Maraguinot at the net, the ensuing rebound fell near the vicinity of Ponggay Gaston and Kat Tolentino who both lunged, at the same time, at the ball.Both made contact but the tangling of arms caused the ball to go straight to the net and give the Lady Maroons a 25-24 lead in the third set.Before those happened, though, the Lady Eagles held a 19-14 lead and allowed UP to tie the third set at 19-all.ADVERTISEMENT Ateneo was the hottest team in the league before it faced University of the Philippines.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident The Lady Eagles have strung together five straight wins and haven’t lost a game the whole second round, but the Lady Maroons needed just three sets to put the breaks on the streaking gang in blue-and-white.Although Ateneo is on its way to the Final Four, the three-set loss could prove dangerous for the Lady Eagles, who are trying to build enough momentum heading into the semifinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownCaptain Maddie Madayag said they failed to display the consistency needed to beat UP after the three-set loss, 28-26, 25-23, 26-24, and the loss left them searching for answers with just one game remaining on their schedule.And one area Madayag looked into were the “basic errors” they committed against a relentless Lady Maroon offense. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feastcenter_img Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Read Next 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ “When it got tied at 19, we were in disarray and UP then took the lead,” said Madayag, who had eight points.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ View commentslast_img

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