IT was a fitting end to the most storied rivalry in Philippine basketball when Ateneo and La Salle pushed each other to the limit in the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament finals.The Blue Eagles ended a five-year title ...
Dec 4, 2017
RICCI Rivero turned tears to cheers on an emotion-filled Wednesday afternoon, shaking off foul trouble to lead a big La Salle comeback over Ateneo, 92-83, and extend the UAAP Season 80 Finals to a deciding Game Three.Reduced to tears ...
Nov 29, 2017
PERHAPS the only thing more surprising than a 4-0 start for Ateneo is with the manner of how the Blue Eagles have taken those wins.In those four wins, the Blue Eagles put up an average margin of 17.7 points, ...
Sep 24, 2017
ATENEO maintained its lead in the UAAP Season 80 basketball, beating University of the East, 83-65, on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.The Blue Eagles stayed unbeaten after four games.The struggling Red Warriors fell to 0-4, joining ...
Sep 24, 2017
ATENEO made it two in a row to start UAAP Season 80 after breezing past University of the Philippines, 92-71, on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.Out with a sprain in their first match, highly touted rookie ...
Sep 13, 2017
AARON Black said he didn't mind sitting out the final moments of Saturday's UAAP Final Four game against Far Eastern University despite his hot scoring.Black topscored for Ateneo with 11 points, including seven straight points to begin the fourth ...
Nov 26, 2016
THE Ateneo Blue Eagles did the unthinkable last Saturday when they ended the 12-game unbeaten run of the La Salle Green Archers with an 83-71 victory at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Green Archers have been dominating the UAAP Season ...
Nov 7, 2016
ALL the talk of La Salle sweeping Season 79 of the UAAP turned out to be premature.Ateneo captured its third straight win, but nothing bigger than this one, as the Blue Eagles dealt the Green Archers their first loss of the ...
Nov 5, 2016
COMPARISONS are inevitable when you happen to be a son of a great basketball player.But like any other father of an emerging basketball player, Norman Black would rather see his son Aaron not worry about his old man's legacy ...
Oct 24, 2016
RAFFY Verano scored 20 points as Ateneo walloped National University, 65-50, on Sunday in the UAAP Season 79 basketball tournament at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The rookie shone brightest for the Blue Eagles as they picked up their second consecutive victory ...
Oct 23, 2016
AARON Black is glad to start working his way back into shape and is confident that just a number of practice sessions away from top form.Out for three weeks due to a left foot injury, Black returned to action and managed ...
Oct 20, 2016
AARON Black allayed fears of a lengthy recovery from his foot injury as the young Ateneo star expects to be back in action in UAAP Season 79 after two weeks.In a brief interview before Ateneo's match against Adamson on ...
Sep 17, 2016
AARON Black will sit out the next few weeks and miss an undetermined number of games for Ateneo in the UAAP Season 79 seniors basketball beginning on Saturday against Adamson due to a foot injury.Ateneo team manager Epok Quimpo was mum ...
Sep 16, 2016
THIRDY Ravena found his range early, calmly making baskets and finding teammates, much different from the tense outing just three days ago.Ravena came back strong after scoring only two points in a loss to National University, scoring a team-high 17 ...
Sep 14, 2016
AARON Black's status is still uncertain after the Blue Eagle guard injured his left foot on Wednesday in a game against Far Eastern University.The son of multi-titled coach Norman Black left the Mall of Asia Arena limping after hurting ...
Sep 14, 2016
AARON Black said Kiefer Ravena and Von Pessumal played key roles in his transition from a role player to one of the top players of Ateneo in the UAAP.Black said he learned a lot of things from the two stars of ...
Sep 4, 2016
ATENEO switched into high gear with a big fourth quarter run to defeat University of Santo Tomas, 73-69, on Sunday in the UAAP Season 79 seniors basketball tournament at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The Blue Eagles went on a 14-2 ...
Sep 4, 2016
LA Salle showcased its depth and talent in overpowering archrival Ateneo, 92-77, on Friday to march to the finals of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup.Thomas Torres led the Green Archers with 17 points, Ben Mbala added 16 markers ...
Jun 10, 2016
JOLO Mendoza sparked a fourth-quarter Ateneo surge and the Blue Eagles turned back Mapua, 90-77, on Thursday to secure a quarterfinal spot in the 2016 Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament at The Arena in San Juan.Mendoza scored nine points ...
Jun 2, 2016
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