PRECIOUS Achiuwa wanted to be part of Memphis' No. 1-ranked recruiting class and fulfill his family's hope that he would attend college before pursuing an NBA career.He also knew there were other options that didn't ...
Nov 4, 2019
IT truly was a sweet birthday for coach Aldin Ayo as a day after turning 42, his Growling Tigers were able to hack out an 84-78 victory over the Fighting Maroons on Wednesday.And what made it all the more special ...
Oct 17, 2019
On Monday, SPIN.ph reported on House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero's proposal to impose a ban on foreign student-athletes in collegiate leagues, which according to him "is a total disregard to the true meaning of fair play."The 1- ...
Oct 1, 2019
Make no mistake about it - the UP Fighting Maroons versus the Ateneo Blue Eagles is definitely the biggest matchup in Philippine collegiate basketball today.It's hard to make sense of that statement given that just two years ago (and decades ...
Oct 1, 2019
ORGANIZERS of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League are planning to stage an international tournament pitting its own titleholder against top college teams from other countries.PCCL officials said they have received encouraging feedback from leagues in other Asian countries, and believe a ...
Feb 6, 2018
WASHINGTON - Patrick Ewing led Georgetown to the pinnacle of college basketball, then had a Hall of Fame career in the NBA. His first game back at his alma mater as coach, though, provided him an entirely new experience."As a player, I ...
Nov 13, 2017
SHAUN Ildefonso's recent transfer from Ateneo to National University paved the way for a reunion with his father, two-time PBA MVP Danny Ildefonso, who is now an assistant coach at his alma mater.While sons following in the footsteps ...
Jun 11, 2017
WHITE PLAINS, New York - A former New York community college basketball coach accused of scheming to get star players into NCAA Division I schools with forged transcripts has pleaded guilty.District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. says Tyrone Mushatt has admitted providing ...
Mar 1, 2017
ORLANDO, Florida - This year's Puerto Rico Tipoff will move to Orlando, Florida, due to concerns about Zika virus on the island.In a news release posted on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) on the tournament website, ESPN Events senior vice president ...
Sep 27, 2016
DAYS before the presidential elections, most people are raring to exercise their right to vote their chosen bets, including the young star athletes who are going to choose their president for the first time. Naturally, some of them remain undecided, carefully considering ...
May 7, 2016
STOCKTON, California - Former Arizona star and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire was hired on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) as the new coach at Pacific.Athletic director Ted Leland announced the hiring Wednesday, and Stoudamire was formally introduced on campus."I&# ...
Mar 17, 2016
LETRAN'S Kevin Racal and Far Eastern University's Roger Pogoy will be feted by the UAAP-NCAA Press Corps in the Collegiate Basketball Awards on Jan. 26 at the Saisaki-Kamayan in Greenhills.The members of the champion Knights and Tamaraws ...
Jan 3, 2016
ATENEO ended a tumultuous week on a high note, dealing arch-rival De La Salle a 73-62 on Sunday to remain in contention for twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four of the UAAP Season 76 men's basketball ...
Nov 8, 2015
LETRAN star Kevin Racal has apologized to Ola Adeogun and both the Letran and San Beda community after coming under fire for a post in a Facebook thread where he launched a racially charged attack on the Red Lions star.Racal, one ...
Oct 31, 2015
FAR Eastern University won its seventh straight game, handily beating University of the Philippines, 68-57, on Wednesday to gain the solo lead in the UAAP Season 78 men's basketball at the Big Dome.The Tamaraws survived some shaky moments in ...
Oct 14, 2015
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines snapped its five-game losing skid with an 89-84 victory over Adamson on Saturday in the UAAP Season 78 men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.The Fighting Maroons raised their record to 3- ...
Oct 10, 2015
KIEFER Ravena and Jeron Teng went toe to toe before more than 17,000 fans at the Mall of Asia Arena in the first La Salle-Ateneo game of the season, giving no quarters and asking none.In the end, Teng had ...
Oct 5, 2015
ARELLANO was already slipping out of playoff contention and things weren't looking so as it faced titleholder San Beda.A third straight loss would have put the Chiefs in the bottom of the pack of remaining playoff contenders, but Jiovani Jalalon ...
Oct 5, 2015
FOR the second successive weekend, Kiefer Ravena had to accept the blame in yet another Ateneo loss.The King Eagle had another spotty shooting night on Sunday and couldn't deliver when his team needed him, allowing rival La Salle to ...
Oct 4, 2015
AFTER making it back to Adamson's lineup, Jerome Garcia was quick to repay the faith of new coach Mike Fermin.The former Jose Rizal University high school standout was part of the Falcons' 2013 team under Leo Austria, but ...
Oct 4, 2015
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