UNDERDOG teams that went all the way are rare in college basketball.Yet over the years, we've seen a handful of UAAP teams which defied the formcharts and pulled off some of the most memorable championship runs in league history. ...
6 days ago
GONZAGA is shooting to be only the eighth team in US NCAA Division I men's basketball history to complete a perfect season on its way to the national championship.The Bulldogs, who have never tasted a loss in 31 games ...
Apr 5, 2021
OH, how much change a year makes.This time last year, University of Santo Tomas looked like the world beaters that they were supposed to be.Reeling from a runner-up finish in UAAP Season 82 against Ateneo, the Growling Tigers wasted ...
Mar 9, 2021
UNDER normal circumstances, champions in the collegiate level would have been decided by now.Teams who made it to the Final Four last year had the edge to make return trips, with Ateneo favored to win the UAAP crown.However, these are ...
Dec 25, 2020
COLLEGIATE basketball may not have been played this year, but it didn't stop two stars from being talked about in the social media world.University of the Philippines stars Ricci Rivero and CJ Cansino emerged as the top two most ...
Dec 8, 2020
THE curious case of University of Santo Tomas and beleaguered former coach Aldin Ayo in relation to the controversial Bicol bubble remains as is as far as the UAAP is concerned."We're in no rush to revisit the said judgment. ...
Nov 21, 2020
TWO months since the dissolution of what was once a promising University of Santo Tomas core, beleaguered coach Aldin Ayo didn't deny that he was saddened with how things turned out for his team in the fallout of the controversial ...
Nov 14, 2020
ARELLANO standout Rom Junsay has committed to University of Santo Tomas, breathing new life to a Growling Tigers program ravaged by the fallout of the controversial Bicol bubble.Team insiders shared the news as interim coach Jinino Manansala confirmed the development, with ...
Oct 20, 2020
BELIEF in the system coach Aldin Ayo put in place spurred University of Santo Tomas to entrust the Growling Tigers program in the hands of Jinino Manansala.It's with this logic that the multi-titled St. Clare coach got the ...
Oct 9, 2020
JININO Manansala is set to be named the new head coach of University of Santo Tomas' men's basketball team.Spin.ph sources confirmed that the multi-titled mentor from St. Clare will assume the vacated Growling Tigers post after ...
Oct 8, 2020
WALANG iwanan, indeed.University of Santo Tomas has stepped up and endorsed the letter of appeal of former Growling Tigers head coach Aldin Ayo to the UAAP Board of Trustees (BOT) to rescind his indefinite ban.The Varsitarian reported that a high- ...
Oct 7, 2020
FORMER University of Santo Tomas coach Aldin Ayo secured all the necessary clearance from the government before the school's men's varsity team travelled to his home in Capuy, Sorsogon for its controversial bubble training.That was one of ...
Oct 1, 2020
WORKING students and not student-athletes. That was how Aldin Ayo presented the University of Santo Tomas players who he said voluntarily went to Capuy, Sorsogon for the Bicol bubble, as per the memorandum of the Sorsogon City Police that cleared the ...
Sep 30, 2020
UAAP Season 82 men's basketball MVP Soulemane Chabi Yo and several teammates showed support for their new athletic director amid the player exodus following the Tigers' conrtoversial Bicol bubble training.The big man from Benin and a few teammates ...
Sep 26, 2020
THE decision on the next University of Santo Tomas head coach now falls on Fr. Rodel Cansancio.The Varsitarian, the school's official publication, reported on Wednesday Cansancio has been named new director of the Institute of Physical Education and Athletics ( ...
Sep 23, 2020
CONTRARY to earlier declarations of their former peers in University of Santo Tomas, Mark Nonoy and Deo Cuajao had no problems with the living conditions that the Growling Tigers had inside the controversial Bicol bubble."Sa amin, wala kaming reklamo," said Cuajao. ...
Sep 19, 2020
TRANSFERS are nothing new in collegiate basketball.From players dealing with academic issues to athletes riding the pine in their current teams and wanting opportunities elsewhere, Philippine basketball has seen its fair share of individuals changing addresses.But it's not ...
Sep 18, 2020
US-based coach Lenny Reyes, who played in the now defunct MBA, has also applied for the coaching job at University of Santo Tomas."If given the opportunity, I am confident that I can help elevate the success of Tiger basketball to ...
Sep 17, 2020
IF University of Santo Tomas wants a guy who's all too familiar with a rebuild, Potit de Vera is its guy.The 44-year-old mentor was at the forefront of changing the tides in Technological Institute of the Philippines, ...
Sep 17, 2020
IS Bismarck Lina the next University of Santo Tomas player to be on the move?Spin.ph sources confirmed that the former Gilas Pilipinas Youth member is in talks of a transfer to University of the Philippines amid the fallout of the ...
Sep 16, 2020
CALL them the fantastic four, the last men standing for University of Santo Tomas.Of the roster that the Growling Tigers paraded in UAAP Season 82 and made it as far as the Finals, only four players remain after the team was ...
Sep 15, 2020
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