AT halftime, UCLA coach Mick Cronin challenged his team to keep it close for 10 more minutes and that they should then be able to crank up the pressure on unbeaten Gonzaga.The flawless combination created a masterpiece of a college basketball ...
Apr 4, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - The shot by Jalen Suggs - perfect!The Gonzaga freshman banked in a shot at the buzzer from just inside the half-court logo on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to lift the Zags to a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA ...
Apr 4, 2021
NO. 11 seed UCLA scored a monumental upset in the 2021 US NCAA Tournament on Wednesday (Manila time), taking down East Regional No. 1 Michigan, 51-49, to reach the Final Four of this year's March Madness.The Bruins became ...
Apr 1, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Johnny Juzang poured in 28 points while playing most of the second half on a hurt ankle, and UCLA survived a series of nail-biting misses by top-seeded Michigan in the closing seconds for a 51-49 victory Tuesday night ( ...
Mar 31, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Gonzaga got on a roll and put on a show Tuesday night, moving to 30-0 on the season and cruising into the Final Four with an 85-66 beatdown of previously rolling Southern California.Drew Timme had 23 points and ...
Mar 31, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - With the coronavirus pandemic already forcing changes for college basketball, a bubble may be brewing in Indianapolis.Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that calls for turning the city convention center's exhibition ...
Sep 19, 2020
CHAMPIONSHIPS are always tough to win.But before teams can get to the title chase, they first have to put themselves in a position to contend.And in the UAAP, there's one team which has kept itself in the chase ...
May 16, 2020
NBA
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter the NBA draft and forgo his final two seasons of eligibility.He said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) the "time is now" to pursue his dream of playing professionally.The 6-foot-3 ...
Apr 6, 2020
JEFF Sheppard works as a financial planner now, more than two decades removed from the time he helped Kentucky win the NCAA Tournament.Yet he still gets asked regularly about his role in the Wildcats' 1998 national championship."They remember where ...
Mar 23, 2020
AS it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held during their usual three-week window because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage the postseason in one long ...
Mar 14, 2020
THE University of the Visayas Green Lancers sent their Final Four match-up with the University of Cebu Webmasters to a do-or-die game with an 81-62 win in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) men's basketball tournament ...
Nov 15, 2019
FROM a relative nobody almost half a decade ago, Aldin Ayo may have just staked his claim to being the best local coach in the collegiate ranks today.The Sorsogon-born mentor has put together winning teams everywhere he went in a ...
Nov 14, 2019
CHICAGO - Kobe Paras and Ricci Rivero of the UP Fighting Maroons aren't just star players. They also have delightful movie star names that you want to repeatedly roll off your tongue even for no reason.I'm a fan ...
Nov 14, 2019
BO Perasol is still unsure if University of the Philippines will bring him back next season after failing to book a return trip to the finals this UAAP Season 82."Ang UP, yearly naga-appoint yan eh," said Perasol after University of ...
Nov 13, 2019
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas continued to own University of the Philippines, pulling off an 89-69 victory on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum to extend the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball stepladder semis to a sudden death.Sherwin Concepcion and ...
Nov 10, 2019
TRULY, Fran Yu was a way better version of himself this NCAA Season 95.Quite a leap considering the situation he was in last year.With the Knights facing twice-to-win disadvantage against Lyceum in the Final Four last season, coach ...
Nov 9, 2019
JOHN Barba took over in the payoff period as Lyceum punched a ticket to its first-ever Finals with a 78-76 victory over San Sebastian in the NCAA Season 95 juniors basketball tournament Final Four Friday at Cuneta Astrodome.The hardworking ...
Nov 8, 2019
BRENT Paraiso finished what he started, nailing the game-clinching free throws as University of Santo Tomas held off Far Eastern University, 81-71, on Wednesday to march on in the stepladder semifinals of the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball ...
Nov 6, 2019
DEFENSE has been Far Eastern University's calling card this UAAP Season 82, and coach Olsen Racela has no plan to change that.To him, it will be the key to beating University of Santo Tomas in their knockout game on ...
Nov 4, 2019
ANTIPOLO -University of the Philippines' landmark achievement wasn't lost on Kobe Paras on Sunday afternoon.By beating La Salle, 71-68, the Fighting Maroons finished the eliminations at 9-4 (win-loss) and snagged the No. 2 seed - a ...
Oct 27, 2019
ANTIPOLO -- From being the only team that lowly National University swept this UAAP Season 82, Far Eastern University has defied the odds and clinched a spot to the Final Four.And coach Olsen Racela had the perfect response to the Tamaraws' ...
Oct 27, 2019
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