WHETHER it be on the hardcourt or virtual arenas, the fire within these established collegiate basketball stars hasn't wavered. If anything, their pent-up competitive nature only grew bigger and bigger amid the pandemic, despite the absence of any physical hoops ...
Sep 22, 2021
EVEN off the court, the assists continue to pour in from Letran's Fran Yu. The NCAA Finals MVP gave away an unused bike to a Facebook friend who also moonlights as a FoodPanda delivery rider, whose own bike was stolen earlier ...
Sep 16, 2021
ON-COURT action may be stalled for the moment, but that doesn't mean that varsity athletes can't hoist their school's flag high and proud.Fran Yu certainly is relishing the opportunity as the NCAA Season 95 ...
Aug 25, 2021
ESPORTS gets a new boost here in the country, this time in the collegiate level, with the formation of the Collegiate Center for Esports (CCE).CCE serves as home to an organized collegiate nationwide league that's adapted to the ever- ...
Aug 13, 2021
PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR -- Zamboanga City forced a do-or-die Game Three in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup semifinals second phase, Thursday night.Fifth-ranked JPS ended the game on a 13-0 blast to escape fourth ...
Aug 5, 2021
PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR -- Zamboanga City completed its domination of the once-mighty second seed Clarin to advance to the second round of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup best-of-three semifinals.Mac Cardona and Fran Yu buried the ...
Aug 2, 2021
PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR -- Fifth-ranked Zamboanga City marched to the semifinals of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, Thursday evening.Fran Yu made the biggest plays on both ends for JPS as they barely escaped sixth seed Zamboanga ...
Jul 29, 2021
PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR -- JPS Zamboanga City's three playmakers stepped up late, eking out an 82-79 win over ALZA Alayon Zamboanga del Sur, in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup at the Pagadian City Gymnasium here, ...
Jul 17, 2021
LETRAN guard Fran Yu has joined the Zamboanga City basketball team in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup.The NCAA Finals MVP arrived in Zamboanga City with the ballclub preparing for the Mindanao leg of the league that will open on May 30. ...
May 12, 2021
LETRAN welcoming three former University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers cemented the Knights' status as the undisputed team to beat in the NCAA.Fran Yu, however, warned championships are not won on paper."Maguumpisa pa rin yan sa practice, kung paano ...
Sep 9, 2020
LETRAN fans surely can't wait to see their new-look team.Coming off a championship in NCAA Season 95, the Knights remain on a high as they turn their attention to their title-retention bid.Fran Yu is expected to ...
Sep 8, 2020
LETRAN may be aching to defend its NCAA title but the truth is, it will benefit the Knights more if the league's next season will be pushed back to mid-2021.NCAA rules stipulate that redshirting transferees need at least ...
Sep 7, 2020
NEWS of CJ Cansino's departure from University of Santo Tomas was just hours old, yet suitors were already sending feelers to the 20-year-old court general.Twitter went abuzz on Thursday night as past and current UAAP players made ...
Aug 20, 2020
LETRAN'S title-retention bid may have been delayed, but for Fran Yu, all he wants is to get back on the court and show that the Knights' triumph last season is no fluke."Gusto naming mapatunayan na kaya talaga ...
Jul 17, 2020
PAUL Lee grew up in Tondo, Manila and his game was honed and toughened by playing in some of the toughest neighborhoods in the country."Grabe lang talaga yung passion at competitiveness namin," the Magnolia guard told The Prospects Pod. "Pag sinabi ...
Jul 8, 2020
BY now, Fran Yu's ascent from relative obscurity to an inspirational champion is well documented.And count Paul Lee as one of his fans.The Magnolia guard could only tip his hat to the Letran stud, saying he saw similarities ...
Jul 5, 2020
LETRAN's sweet-shooting starting guard is spreading sweetness in the time of quarantine.Fran Yu has made the most of the quarantine period by roaming the streets of Manila in his trusty motorcycle, dishing out desserts rather than dimes.After ...
Jul 2, 2020
NOT everyone gets it right in their first try. The same rings true in the world of college basketball.One may be a bluechip recruit now but nothing's really guaranteed, especially playing time all the more in the highly competitive ...
May 22, 2020
SEEING Fran Yu turn into the player that he is for Letran today brings a lot of pride for Derick Pumaren.Pumaren is the least surprised to see the underrated Yu become one of the top guards in the collegiate ranks following ...
Mar 4, 2020
TORRID was the shooting of University of Santo Tomas as it subdued Letran with 13 threes, scoring a 95-65 win on Saturday in the 2019 Philippine Collegiate Champions League UAAP-NCAA Challenge at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The ...
Feb 8, 2020
THERE'S no question for Jerrick Balanza who will carry the torch for Letran once he leaves the confines of Muralla."Si Fran (Yu), siya na ang magiging beterano next year," the graduating winger said without hesitation.Yu broke out of ...
Nov 24, 2019
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