A FORMER Ateneo standout didn't totally agree with a statement made by former Blue Eagles coach Norman Black that Ryan Buenafe ought to be a star in the PBA now if not for his weight issues.He should've ...
May 31, 2020
NORMAN Black considers Ryan Buenafe as one of the top players he has coached during his time with Ateneo.Black said Buenafe is right up there with the likes of LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter, Rabeh Al-Hussaini, Japeth Aguilar, Ford Arao, Nico ...
May 10, 2020
TECHNOLOGICAL Institute of the Philippines shoots for the early lead in Group A when it battles Hyperwash in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Monday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The Engineers are looking to earn their second straight ...
Jul 29, 2019
RYAN Buenafe is bidding to revive his career with Laguna in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL), eight months since last playing for Meralco in the PBA."Dalawang conference ako nawala," Buenafe, 28, said when SPIN.ph caught up with him after ...
Jul 18, 2018
PBA
HE may be the elder and the more experienced of the two, but Ronjay Buenafe hands down admitted that his cousin Ryan Buenafe is the better player between them."Mas magaling siya," Ronjay told Spin.ph without batting an eyelash shortly after ...
Dec 10, 2014
THREE picks in the first round of the recent PBA rookie draft, including the top overall selection in Greg Slaughter, is truly a testament to the glowing basketball program Ateneo laid out the past two decades.Tabbed by Ginebra as head of ...
Nov 5, 2013
PBA
ALASKA coach Luigi Trillo acknowledged that the decision to pick Ryan Buenafe over highly regarded rookie prospects like Jeric Teng and Nico Salva was a calculated risk, but believes the former Ateneo star will make his teammates and the team better in ...
Nov 4, 2013
PBA
RYAN BUENAFE should be a high first-rounder in the 2013 PBA Draft in the eyes of one of his former coaches."Potential-wise, I believe that he (Buenafe) is top five in this batch," Ateneo coach Bo Perasol said.But with ...
Nov 3, 2013
PBA
ROOKIE hopefuls who failed to attend the traditional PBA biometrics measurement on Monday at the Hoops Center in Mandaluyong are in danger of being stricken off the list of rookie hopefuls ahead of the PBA draft on Sunday.Given warnings by the ...
Oct 28, 2013
BIG Chill hopes to cope with the loss of several key players in the PBA Rookie Draft, the most notable of them being reigning UAAP Most Valuable Player Terrence Romeo.Coach Robert Sison admitted the team will definitely miss the presence of ...
Oct 24, 2013
PBA
RYAN Buenafe has applied for the PBA rookie draft after ending his checkered collegiate career with the Ateneo Blue Eagles in the UAAP.Buenafe applied for the draft on Thursday, joining a long list of college players who immediately jumped to the ...
Oct 18, 2013
INJURY-riddled Ateneo can breathe a little easier after news that Ryan Buenafe's sprained ankle will not force the former UAAP Finals MVP to miss games.Blue Eagles coach Bo Perasol said Buenafe sustained the sprain on gis right ankle early ...
Jul 19, 2013
RYAN Buenafe's best just wasn't good enough.Despite coming through with a career-game, Buenafe still failed in his bid to give Ateneo its first win of the new UAAP men's basketball season as the reigning champion Blue Eagles ...
Jul 3, 2013
BIG CHILL and NLEX have so far lived up to expectations after major changes in the offseason, but the true test comes on Thursday when last conference's finalists clash in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena ...
Nov 28, 2012
KIEFER Ravena banners five-time UAAP men's champion Ateneo Blue Eagles when they defend their title in the University Games next week in Bacolod City.Team manager Paolo Trillo said the Eagles will be sending several members of the team that ...
Oct 17, 2012
IN the end, championship experience, or the Tigers' lack of it, made Ateneo stand head above shoulders of University of Santo Tomas.Jeric Teng, the Tigers' star shooting guard, was the first to admit his team's lack of poise in ...
Oct 12, 2012
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas coach Pido Jarencio was gracious enough to give the Ateneo Eagles credit for winning their fifth straight UAAP men's basketball championship Thursday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The outspoken mentor said the breaks just didn't ...
Oct 12, 2012
CHRIS Tiu, a member of the Ateneo squad that finished runner-up to University of Santo Tomas in the 2006 UAAP season, had only one message for the 2012 Blue Eagles batch entering the Game Two: finish off the Growling Tigers.Moments ...
Oct 11, 2012
JUAMI Tiongson nailed a crucial jumper and made a last-second steal as Ateneo captured its fifth straight UAAP seniors basketball title with a 65-62 win over University of Santo Tomas on Thursday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Tiongson's heroics ...
Oct 11, 2012
WHEN one basketball team starts winning so much, Norman Black knows only too well that it will reach a point when the whole world will turn against you."I've been around long enough to know how much Filipinos love the underdogs," ...
Oct 9, 2012
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