Anticipation for the forthcoming UAAP semi-basketball match between the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the University of the Philippines (UP) has also entered the Supreme Court halls-with some magistrates candidly in the hard-court clash.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, a Thomasian, has expressed confidence that the Growling Tigers will defeat the Fighting Maroons, which holds a double-to-beat advantage when the two teams face off on Sunday.
But in the High Court, the team based in Diliman is not without supporters.
The semi-final winner will face the finals of the Ateneo Blue Eagles.
Peralta studied law at the U.S. Civil Law School and taught it. He also taught at Despite obviously cheering for UST, where he practiced and taught law, Peralta also spent time teaching at the UP Law Center, as well as at the Ateneo Law Schools, San Beda College, and East University.
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