UNIVERSITY of the Philippines' future will remain bright even after the graduation of Bright Akhuetie next year.Maodo Malick Diouf is set to transfer to Diliman, giving the Fighting Maroons their center for the future. Sources bared Centro Escolar University has ...
Dec 28, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie, Kobe Paras and Ricci Rivero have confirmed they will be back for the UP Maroons in UAAP Season 83.The three UP mainstays announced their decision on Sunday, with Akhuetie saying the three of them were already inclined to stay ...
Dec 15, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie surely gave his all in the hopes of trying to lead University of the Philippines back to the UAAP Finals last season.The Fighting Maroons star big man just has one regret after his team fell short.After trying out ...
Dec 13, 2019
COMPARED to his peers, Bright Akhuetie sounded more upbeat of his chances of returning next season for University of the Philippines."UP Fight, man. Yeah, we're gonna fight," he said.The Nigerian slotman is set to play his last playing ...
Nov 14, 2019
HIS last game with the University of the Philippines may not have gone like he imagined, but Jun Manzo wouldn't have it any other way.The senior guard, considered one of the key players for the UP Fighting Maroons, fouled ...
Nov 13, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie was a picture of frustration in the 34 minutes he played in University of the Philippines loss to University of Santo Tomas on Sunday.The Nigerian center was in disbelief as he argued calls and non-calls alike despite posting ...
Nov 11, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie did the heavy lifting for University of the Philippines, and when he couldn't stand on his own anymore, the Fighting Maroons made sure that he'll be lifted up.The whole team came to the Nigerian big ...
Oct 12, 2019
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines tries anew to score a win without coach Bo Perasol as the Maroons battle the University of the East Warriors on Saturday in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena.As ...
Oct 12, 2019
BO Perasol may not be at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday as he served the first of his three-game suspension, but it didn't mean that he couldn't be there in spirit for University of the ...
Oct 6, 2019
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas forward Chabi Yo leads the MVP race after the first round of the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball competitions.The Beninese high-flyer amassed 82.71 statistical points (SPs) after averaging a league-best 19.9 ...
Sep 30, 2019
LAST year's finalists Ateneo and University of the Philippines clash in UAAP Season 82 on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Blue Eagles ripped University of the East last week to make it six wins in as many games.While ...
Sep 29, 2019
ANTIPOLO -- University of the Philippines dodged a huge bullet from University of the East, 62-56, to nab its third straight win Saturday in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament at Ynares Center here.Bright Akhuetie powered the Fighting ...
Sep 21, 2019
TO be in such a star-studded team like University of the Philippines, a player's numbers are bound to suffer this UAAP Season 82.That has been the case for Juan Gomez de Liaño.The third-year guard, who ...
Sep 19, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie knew what's hanging in the balance.With University of the Philippines trailing 82-81 with 2.8 seconds remaining, last season's MVP was given two free throws after getting fouled by Adamson's Lenda Douanga ...
Sep 16, 2019
SOULEMANE Chabi Yo ticked off another box in his hitlist, outplaying reigning UAAP MVP Bright Akhuetie on Saturday.The Beninese forward posted 18 points, 18 rebounds, two steals, one assist, and one block as he led University of Santo Tomas to a ...
Sep 7, 2019
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines staved off a game rally from Far Eastern University to take the 61-55 victory in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Bright Akhuetie buried the go-ahead hook ...
Sep 4, 2019
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines booked a ticket to the championship of the 2019 Buddha's Light International Association Cup with an 84-77 come-from-behind win over Vanguard University in the semifinals on Saturday in Kaohsiung.Reigning UAAP MVP Bright ...
Jul 20, 2019
THE NCAA Season 95 is finally here and the biggest elephant in the room is the final year of eligibility of all foreign student-athletes in the country's oldest collegiate league.Reception to the decision is mix, with some fans ...
Jul 8, 2019
BRIGHT Akhuetie powered the injury-hit University of the Philippines in beating University of Santo Tomas, 89-72, on Friday in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup at the Arena in San Juan City.The reigning UAAP MVP put up an impressive ...
Jun 7, 2019
THREE years removed from their partnership at Perpetual, the ties that bind Bright Akhuetie and Prince Eze remains stronger than ever.Now MVPs in their respective leagues, both admit they still miss playing together."We used to hang out together all the ...
May 29, 2019
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