DAVE Ildefonso feels his dream of being part of Gilas Pilipinas is close to becoming a reality after being included in the 24-man pool for the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.But he's aiming higher." ...
Jan 14, 2020
THE decision was not an easy one, but Dave Ildefonso is glad to be back on old turf."I feel like I've gone full circle already," he shared with SPIN Life. "I spent about five years of my life playing with ...
Jan 14, 2020
NU-NAZARETH School fended off a tough challenge from Ateneo to come away with an 81-78 victory to stay unscathed in the UAAP Season 82 boys basketball tournament Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Bullpups escaped a ...
Jan 12, 2020
DAVE Ildefonso is back in Katipunan.SPIN.ph sources confirmed the 19-year-old swingman will once again represent Ateneo in the UAAP after securing his release from National University.Ildefonso's camp finalized the transfer on Sunday, meeting with top ...
Jan 12, 2020
CHOT Reyes' dream of seeing Dwight Ramos don the national team colors is nearing its reality as the Fil-Am swingman has been listed in the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifers in February.It ...
Jan 11, 2020
PBA
LUCENA - Meralco coach Norman Black badly needed bench production in the PBA Governors' Cup Finals, so called on Nico Salva, who dutifully obliged.Just like old times.Salva, of course, was a member of the five Ateneo champion teams that Black coached ...
Jan 11, 2020
NO question, Thirdy Ravena is committed to Gilas Pilipinas.But would his future team allow him to?That's the burning question the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will have to deal with after president Al Panlilio was briefed on Ravena&# ...
Jan 4, 2020
FORMER Ateneo star Maddie Madayag believes that it will be a promising season for the Lady Eagles with the return of veteran Kat Tolentino, who will play her final year in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament.After leading Ateneo to the ...
Nov 29, 2019
PBA
THE Marcelinos aren't the only twins applying for the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft.Ateneo's Nieto brothers Matt and Mike are entering the pro ranks as they submitted their applications on Wednesday."It's a great opportunity for ...
Nov 27, 2019
It was down to the last few minutes before Ateneo sealed their 16-0 sweep and emerged as champions for the 82nd season of the UAAP. By the time Blue Eagle big man Ange Kouame lit up the scoreboard with a massive ...
Nov 25, 2019
FROM a seldom-used rookie, Isaac Go never imagined himself accomplishing three straight championships with Ateneo to end his UAAP career."I knew Ateneo had a winning culture, but I could only imagine from my wildest dreams to win these last three ...
Nov 22, 2019
LEGENDS only.On Facebook, a netizen posted a photo of the UAAP season 82 men's basketball Finals' Most Valuable Player Thirdy Ravena of the Ateneo Blue Eagles, striking a pose with the NCAA season 95 Finals MVP, Letran's Fran ...
Nov 22, 2019
UNBEATEN as Ateneo was this UAAP Season 82, coach Tab Baldwin clarified that the road to perfection wasn't an easy one to tread.That journey got all tougher with University of Santo Tomas and coach Aldin Ayo standing in its ...
Nov 22, 2019
BEHIND every successful run executed by brothers Matt and Mike Nieto for Ateneo is an unspoken encouragement from their father Jet Nieto - whose gaze never fails to light a fire under the twins when it's most needed."Ever since we ...
Nov 21, 2019
EVEN THOUGH Adrian Wong decided to move on to another phase in his basketball career a little earlier than coach Tab Baldwin expected, he gave the assurance that his mentor's words would always stay at the back of his mind." ...
Nov 20, 2019
CHICAGO - From kindergarten up until my sixth grade graduation in 1980, I studied at the Colegio Del San Nino in my hometown of Cebu City.It was a mostly unforgettable, sometimes belligerent, and yet beautifully overpriced seven years of Catholic education.In ...
Nov 20, 2019
SJ Belangel was a revelation for Ateneo in completing its historic perfect 16-game sweep and accomplishing a 'three-peat' in UAAP Season 82.Belangel saved the best for last as he unleashed a career-high 15 points - from five three-pointers ...
Nov 20, 2019
THIRDY Ravena became the first player to win three Finals MVP awards in the Final Four era of the UAAP after leading Ateneo to a championship hat-trick in Season 82.Ravena scored eight of his 17 points in the fourth quarter ...
Nov 20, 2019
EVEN before the season started, an Ateneo side that looked in a class of its own was expected to do something pretty special.On Wednesday, the Blue Eagles fulfilled their date with destiny. With a 86-79 Game Two victory over University ...
Nov 20, 2019
SET to face the unpredictable UST Growling Tigers - a team fueled by fast on-court pace and time-tested strategies of Aldin Ayo - Tab Baldwin and his veteran-loaded Ateneo Blue Eagles called on one more thing in their arsenal:Run.For ...
Nov 19, 2019
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