Still 0-0 mentality for Ravena, Ateneo as perfect season looms

first_imgMANILA, Philippines—Ateneo is on the verge of becoming the greatest team in the Final Four era in the UAAP but star forward Thirdy Ravena said it’s too early to proclaim anything.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I’m just laying it all on the line for my team and the community.” Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ View comments Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Priority legislation in the 18th Congress Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Rice industry paralysis Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img The Blue Eagles, winners of the past two titles, are aiming to become the first team in league history to go 16-0 and they get that chance they can sweep University of Santo Tomas in the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball finals.Ravena and the rest of his crew bombed the Growling Tigers 91-77 for their 15th straight win in the tournament—that mark already the most for number of wins in league history—but the two-time Finals MVP said they’d rather head to a with a blank slate instead of aiming for lofty history.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practice“It’s always a 0-0 mentality, that’s how we approach the game because when you say we’re 16-0 it’s like saying the season is already over and that business is done,” said Ravena in Filipino Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“For us, we’re always looking at the next game and that’s always been the most important thing for us.” What’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? Aldin Ayo takes blame for UST game 1 loss: ‘We weren’t able to prepare them well’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Ateneo became the second team in UAAP history to sweep the eliminations since University of the East in Season 70 but unlike the Blue Eagles, the Red Warriors failed to win a single game in the finals and lost to eventual champion De La Salle.Ravena expects Growling Tigers, who proved their mettle by climbing for No. 4 to the finals, to give them all they have in Game 2.“UST won’t just give this to us, we all know that,” said Ravena who had 32 points and five rebounds. “We have to make sure that we’ll do our jobs in practice.”As for his offensive explosion, Ravena said he wants to make sure that he’ll leave Ateneo knowing full well he’s left it all for the Blue Eagles.“I guess one of the reasons is the fact that it’s my last year,” said Ravena. “I don’t want to say at the end of the season that I didn’t give it my all.”ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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first_imgSeattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas tackles Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Running back Andre Ellington, defensive end Frostee Rucker and cornerback Jerraud Powers have all been ruled out for the Arizona Cardinals matchup with the St. Louis Rams Sunday, according to head coach Bruce Arians. Arians: Andre Ellington, Frostee Rucker, and Jerraud Powers are out Sunday. #AZvsSTL— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) December 4, 2015Ellington, who hasn’t practiced all week with a toe injury from the Cardinals’ win against San Francisco 49ers, has 247 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Top Stories Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling “He’s over in California getting worked on, so we’ll wait and see,” Arians said in his Friday press conference when asked about an outlook on his injury. It was reported earlier this week that the Cardinals were trying to connect him with a Los Angeles foot specialist.Powers, with 42 tackles, one sack and one interception this season, has been sidelined with a calf injury this week. Rucker has 24 tackles on the season, adding  two sacks and one forced fumble. He has been out with an ankle injury he sustained against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 11.Arians added Cory Redding is getting better and will be listed as questionable for the game.last_img read more