Veteran broadcaster/ basketball official Andy Jao named NCAA commissioner
Andy Jao has previously served as UAAP commissioner in 2011 and 2014. Jerome Ascano

HOST school San Beda has appointed Andy Jao as basketball commissioner when the 92nd NCAA season unfolds on June 25 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

"Yes, he's the NCAA commissioner this coming season," said NCAA Management Committee chair Jose Mari Lacson of host San Beda referring to Jao.

NCAA president and San Beda rector Fr. Aloysius Maranan, OSB, confirmed Jao's appointment - his first as commissioner in the NCAA and third overall after he serving in the same capacity in the UAAP in 2011 and 2014.

Jao also served as a commissioner of the defunct Philippine Basketball League (PBL).

"We have confidence in him (Jao) and we know he'll be fair to everyone," said Lacson.

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