UAAP: FEU Brother Nash, at Adamson

Resella's brother Adamson's Nash (left) and FEU's Olsen (right).  UAAP file photo

Resella’s brother Adamson’s Nash (left) and FEU’s Olsen (right). UAAP file photo

MANILA, Philippines – Far Eastern University coach Olsen Resella had mixed emotions after his brother Nash and Adamson nailed RJ Abriantos game-winning triple in their first sibling fight at the UAAP Season 84 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Olsen walked straight and shook hands with the opposing team as he celebrated the Abraientos clutch tray in 8.9 seconds to save the Falcons from a thrilling 66-65 win at the Mall of Asia Arena on Thursday. Younger brother

The FEU coaches are happy to have their first winning streak of the season with an improvement of their 3-3 record but it was difficult for Adamson to absorb another loss in an intimate game that fell to 1-5.

“Mixed emotions for me. I was happy to win but when the final buzz and we were walking to the other side I saw my brother, I had mixed emotions, ”said the big Resella. But one team has to win and one team has to lose. That’s the decent thing to do, and it should end there. “

While this was another heartbreaking loss, Nash is happy that Adamson and FEU have played “one of the best games so far this season”.

FEU Tamaraws is celebrating RJ Abarrientos' Game Winner 3.  UAAP photo

FEU Tamaraws is celebrating RJ Abarrientos’ Game Winner 3. UAAP photo

‘Both are surprised’

Former FEU coach, now calling for shots for the revised Falcons, Jeram Lastimosa relied on the process of rebuilding them with a 65-63 lead with a triple nail in 20 seconds to secure the final possession to miss another potential game winner in the final, Aber. Failed.

“It could go either way,” Nash said. “Honestly, we (me and Olsen) don’t know each other’s coaching techniques. We have a little idea what each other will do but today I think we are both amazed at how others have coached. ”

Little Resella added their sibling fight just brought the best from each other.

“From the beginning, I always said when you get to know each other. This will bring out the best in both of you. I think that’s all we did today, “he said.

Olsen was relieved that his wards were stuck in his game plan, even familiar with Nash FEU’s system, which was instructor before working as a consultant from 2012 to 2016 and 2018 to 2019.

“If you stick to what is working for you, even the opposition knows what you are doing, keep doing it as long as it works. The same goes for coach Nash, “said Olsen. “When they get up to eight, I want to commend the players for not giving up. We could have easily given up but they have shown us the true consciousness that FEU is looking for. ”

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