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
ROBERT Bolick of NCAA three-peat titlist San Beda and Thirdy Ravena of UAAP back-to-back champion Ateneo headline of the Mythical Five in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Awards on Monday at Amelie Hotel Manila in Malate.Bolick ended ...
May 25, 2019
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines star Bright Akhuetie started the year right by giving back to the kids in his hometown in Nigeria.Even before he moved to the Philippines to get an education, Bright has personally witnessed the struggles of young athletes ...
Feb 28, 2019
TRUTH be told, Bright Akhuetie wanted to make a statement when, without any second thoughts, he took off his left knee brace to finally get Game Two going on Wednesday."I just felt that coach Tab (Baldwin) didn't want me ...
Dec 7, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie is ready to play in Game Two of the UAAP Finals but the metal brace on his left knee became a cause of concern for Ateneo.Ateneo officials raised the danger of Akhuetie playing with that metal knee brace, saying ...
Dec 5, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie ended a 32-year drought for University of the Philippines as he was officially named as the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball MVP on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Nigerian slotman became the first Fighting Maroon to ...
Dec 5, 2018
WITH Bright Akhuetie being named the UAAP Season 81 MVP, three key players from University of Perpetual Help's NCAA Season 91 team have won the top individual plum, one way or another.Akhuetie's good friend Prince Eze was recently named ...
Dec 5, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie may have escaped a major knee injury but he will remain a game time decision for University of the Philippines in Game Two of the UAAP Season 81 Finals against Ateneo on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Maroons fans ...
Dec 2, 2018
ANGELO Kouame clarified on Saturday that his bump on UP counterpart Bright Akhuetie wasn't at all intentional as the Ateneo slotman defended himself from detractors."That wasn't intentional," he said on the heels of the Blue Eagles' ...
Dec 1, 2018
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines' biggest nightmare came to life as Bright Akhuetie got carried off with a hyperextended knee injury midway through the third period in Game One of the UAAP Season 81 finals against Ateneo.Akhuetie got taken out in ...
Dec 1, 2018
A DAY before the biggest game of University of the Philippines in 21 years, the road was shaping up to be dim for MVP frontrunner Bright Akhuetie.Usually the brute force that anchors the Fighting Maroons in the paint, the timing couldn' ...
Nov 24, 2018
FOR Bright Akhuetie, Paul Desiderio is the real MVP.The first UAAP MVP to come out of UP in 32 years credited the Fighting Maroons team captain for allowing him to take the lead as the Iskos reached the Final Four for ...
Nov 24, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie is easily one of the most beloved personalities at the University of the Philippines after producing an MVP season while leading its men's basketball team to its first UAAP Final Four appearance in 21 years.However, Akhuetie wasn&# ...
Nov 23, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie is the UAAP Season 81 MVP.The hulking Nigerian became the first winner of the highest individual plum from University of the Philippines since Eric Altamirano won the award in 1986, the year the Fighting Maroons last won the championship. ...
Nov 19, 2018
A LOT of people look at Bright Akhuetie as the difference maker for the University of the Philippines this season and that's for good reason.It has been a long time coming since the Fighting Maroons had a player who can ...
Nov 17, 2018
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines is battling with two other teams for a semifinals seat and Bright Akhuetie on Saturday helped push the Maroons closer to the goal.A monster 25-point, 18-rebound double-double by this year's frontrunner for the ...
Nov 12, 2018
BRIGHT Akhuetie may be strutting his wares now for the University of the Philippines, but he always keeps tab of his former school in University of Perpetual Help.That's why when news broke out that his former teammate and good friend ...
Nov 8, 2018
WHEN Bright Akhuetie made the jump from Perpetual to University of the Philippines, he knew exactly what Paul Desiderio can bring to the table.After seeing Desiderio struggle to find his rhythm for much of the season, Akhuetie was glad to see ...
Oct 24, 2018
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