With the Tamaraws’ aggressiveness, they turn the game into a dominating one with a final score of 80-67, on November 19, 2017, at the Araneta Coliseum. FEU Tamaraws run-and-gun offense results into a 49% FG percentage against the Ateneo Blue Eagles. Ron Dennision scores 17 points and 3 assists with 54% FG percentage. Arvin Tolentino helps with 13 points and 3 rebounds. Hubert Cani and Prince Orizu with a 21 combined points help their team win. With great defense by the Tamaraws, they locked down the Ateneo superstar player, Thirdy Ravena, with a score of 17 points and 50% FG percentage. As Ron Dennison says, “Ayokong matapos ang UAAP career ko na talo”, they force a knockout bout against the Blue Eagles on November 22, 2017, at Mall of Asia Arena.