THE Pinoyliga Cup Inter-Alumni tournament featuring 10 teams tips off on Saturday at the Gatorade Hoops Gym in Mandaluyong City.
San Beda’s 40-over team also sees action on opening day, taking on Aquinas.
Former PBA star Ronald Tubid will play in the 40-over group for the Red Warriors where he played until the 2003 season before he joined the PBA Rookie Draft where he was selected 16th overall and played until the 2019 Season.
His former UE teammate Paul Artadi, and former school stalwarts Mar Morelos and Braulio Lim are also expected to play in the tournament.
Other participating teams in the 40-up division of the event which is being held under the theme #BalikLaro are Letran, University of Santo Tomas and San Sebastian College-Recoletos.
In the 38-up Division, the teams are La Salle, Mapua and San Beda.
PBA champion head coach Jong Uichico has been tapped as consultant of the new league, a recreational tournament in nature but offers a high quality competition.
Pinoyliga founder Benny Benitez, the developer of the Pinoyliga software being used by leisure basketball players for online statistics, is organizing the event.
Organizers are also planning a Collegiate Cup and a Corporate Cup featuring teams from different companies.