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Canlas, Red Lions nilapa ang Bombers

KUMAYOD si James Canlas ng 18 points, pitong rebounds at dalawang assists upang akbayan ang defending champion San Beda University (SBU) Red Lions sa 12-game winning streak matapos lapain ang Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers, 65-47, sa 95th NCAA basketball tournament kahapon sa FilOil Flying V Centre sa San Juan......»»

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UV recovers from loss, tramples CIT-U by 40 points

Cebu City, Philippines–The University of the Visayas (UV) bounced back from a loss in its last game, crushing the struggling Cebu Institute of Technology-University, 105-065, in the Cesafi men’s basketball tournament on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the Cebu Coliseum. Foreign student-athlete Lass Coulibally led the three-time defending champions with 23 points. Here’s an interview […] The post UV recovers from loss, tramples CIT-U by 40 points appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Red Lions ground Heavy Bombers to go 12-0 in NCAA 95

San Beda University clamped down on Jose Rizal University in the second half to claim a 65-47 decision, Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre, that raises their record to a still perfect 12-0 in the NCAA 95 Men's Basketball Tournament. James Canlas waxed hot with 18 points in efficient 7-of-12 shooting to go along with seven rebounds and two assists to shoot the Red Lions to yet another win in their title defense. Calvin Oftana had 12 points, seven rebounds, and three assists of his own while Evan Nelle had 11 markers, four dimes, two boards, and two steals to his name. Still, the Heavy Bombers were actually ahead, 31-27, at halftime until the defending champions tightened up their defense and only allowed 12 points in the third and then four points in the fourth for their opponents. In all, San Beda forced JRU into 26 turnovers which were quickly converted into 26 points. Agem Miranda fronted the effort for the blue and gold with 14 points while John Amores also added 11 markers. Unable to buy a basket in the second half, however, they see their record drop to 4-8 BOX SCORES SAN BEDA 65 - Kwekuteye 18, Oftana 12, Nelle 11, Tankoua 10, Doliguez 8, Abuda 2, Bahio 2, Alfaro 2, Cariño 0, Cuntapay 0, Etrata 0, Soberano 0. JRU 47 - Miranda 14, Amores 11, Delos Santos 5, Vasquez 5, Aguilar 4, Dionisio 4, Dela Rosa 3, Jungco 1, Arenal 0, Macatangay 0. QUARTER SCORES: 21-15, 27-31, 47-43, 65-47 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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UAAP 82: Juan GDL more than happy to give whatever UP needs

The University of the Philippines is on its first win run in the UAAP 82 Men's Basketball Tournament. With back-to-back wins, the Fighting Maroons have moved to solo second in the standings at 3-1 - just right behind undefeated defending champion Ateneo de Manila University. And State U has done this even though its homegrown star has yet to get going. Through four games, Juan Gomez de Liano is averaging 5.8 points and his shooting has not gone online. Even more, the third-year guard has just one double-digit scoring game to his name. Still, Juan GDL is nothing but satisfied - as he has given his all, just as his teammates have given their all, to make sure UP continued its contention. "I'm really happy for us because the fact is, we're winning. We've all been working hard for this," he said. While the 19-year-old's scoring is far from his norms of 16.2 a season ago, his all-around game remains, also posting per game counts of over five rebounds and over three assists thus far in the tournament. And Juan GDL will only keep giving whatever it is that the Fighting Maroons need. "Whatever coach Bo [Perasol] needs, I'll just be more than ready. It'll be a hard adjustment for me, but I'll just continue to be patient and selfless," he said. For his part, coach Bo could only sing the praises of his primary playmaker who has always been a team player. As he put it, "Yan ang sacrifice, yung ginagawa niya ngayon, yung ginagawa lang muna niya whatever is best for the team." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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UAAP Wednesday: Another NU slip; rebounds for Adamson, FEU

It was UP’s second consecutive game to escape the upset axe while it was the Bulldogs’ fourth straight game to lose with the last shot......»»

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Clutch Chauca gunning for MVP, UAAP title to cap off lone season

    MANILA, Philippines – The one-and-done trend has clearly worked wonders for the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament. With the Falcons seemingly headed for their second straight loss at the hands of the UST Growling Tigers, Val Chauca took his clutch gene to ........»»

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San Beda drubs JRU for 12th straight win; Arellano trips Perpetual

    MANILA, Philippines – The San Beda University (SBU) Red Lions withstood a first-half scare from the Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers and punched their 12th straight victory, 65-47 in the men’s basketball of NCAA Season 95 on Thursday, September 19 at the Filoil Flying V ........»»

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Unbeaten Junior Warriors escape Baby Falcons in UAAP boys’ volleyball

The Junior Warriors improved to 3-0 after a nailbiter against the Baby Falcons, 20-25 25-20, 25-19, 22-25, 15-12, while the Bullpups beat De La Salle-Zobel, 25-10, 20-25, 26-24, 25-22......»»

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Hardcourt Kings, three others keep record clean in CPBL 

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Hardcourt Kings  kept their win-loss record immaculate after thrashing OCCCI, 92-78, on Sunday, September 15, 2019, in the ongoing Cebu Premier Basketball League (CPBL) ARQ Builders Cup at the Cebu City Sports Institute in Barangay San Nicolas. The Hardcourt Kings, which are now at 3-0, was led by Ian Ortega, who had […] The post Hardcourt Kings, three others keep record clean in CPBL  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News15 hr. 20 min. ago Related News

UV hoops squads look to improve on Cesafi standings

Games Thursday: (September 19, 2019) Cebu Coliseum 5:15 p.m. UV vs USPF (Junior) 6:45 p.m. CIT-U vs UV (Senior) CEBU CITY, Philippines—The college and high school squads of the University of the Visayas (UV) plunge into action on Thursday, September 19, 2019, as they take on separate foes in the ongoing 2019 Cesafi basketball tournament […] The post UV hoops squads look to improve on Cesafi standings appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Gian Abrigo and Aris Dionisio shine as Manila are taken to the brink by a fiesty Navotas team.

Manila Stars - Frontrow won the battle for bragging rights across Estero de Marala by defeating Navotas Uni-Pak Sardines 96-91 in Wednesday night action of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Season. The Stars go to 12-2 in front of their fans in the San Andres Gym, but the home team were pushed hard by a Navoteno side that provided a stiffer challenge than their 3-10 record suggests. "Nahirapan talaga kami sa kanila. Sabi ni coach kailangan talaga natin ng stops, di pwede score lang," said Manila forward Gian Abrigo, who copped the best player of the game award on the strength of his 18 points and 11 rebounds. Aris Dionisio came to the fore in the second quarter for Manila, helping turn an 11-point deficit into a 45-43 halftime lead. The center came off the bench with 12 markers in the quarter including an alley-oop conversion off a Chris Bitoon pass and a slam dunk right after. He also picked up a block in the last possession that led to a Carlo Lastimosa layup. In a high-scoring third quarter Manila's Bitoon stepped up but so did Navoteno Jhong Bondoc. Frontrow led with ten minutes to go, 73-68. The fourth quarter saw the teams trading fire, with Bitoon, Lastimosa and Dionisio battliing mano a mano with Uni-Pak's Bondoc and Algin Andaya. With under a minute to go Bitoon gathered the ball after being blocked and looped in a one-hander for a precious 93-87 advantage. Navotas would score one more field goal, Bondoc completing his team-high 23 points, and Manila settled matters from the free throw line. The Stars win despite shooting a wretched 16 of 32 from the line. They did, however, dominate the smaller Navotas side with 60 points in the paint against 38. Dionisio was a monster with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 4 steals and a pair of blocks.   Cebu Sharks 74 - 70 Zamboanga In the second game of the day the Cebu Sharks - Casino Ethyl Alcohol leaned on homegrown Cebuano center Will McAloney's five-star night to dismiss Zamboanga Family's Brand Sardines 74-70. McAloney led all scorers with 28 points as Casino Ethyl Alcohol concludes a three-game losing streak and keeps their playoff hopes alive with a 5-8 card. Despite 18 turnovers in the first half Zamboanga found themselves tied 25-all at the half with the Sharks. Cebu edged Zamboanga in the third quarter to take a 42-38 lead into the last 10 minutes. In the fourth quarter McAloney rolled up his sleeves and went to work, pounding the Zamboangeno defense with 17 points, many in the paint against the man tasked to stop him, Allan Santos. It was a nervous finish for the Sharks with a series of late turnovers that lead to an 8-0 run with Harold Arboleda coming up with 5 markers in that spell that pulled Family's Brand to within 4, 64-60, but an unsportsmanlike foul on Santos right after was a crucial error for the Sardine Kings. John Reel Saycon made both of the charities and when Harold Cortez also went 2-for-2 from the stripe soon after, Zamboanga's fate was clear. Late Zamboanga baskets made the scoreline more respectable but could not prevent the loss. Despite 21 points from Robin Rono, Zamboanga falls to 8-8.   Gensan Warriors 91 - Pasig Sta. Lucia In the afternoon game Gensan Warriors Burlington turned on the afterburners with a dominant second half performance to take out the Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors 91-82. Warrior Juju Bautista had a breakout game with 23 points, about 19 more than his season norm, as the Mindanao team goes to 11-4 and ends a two-game losing streak. Burlington were down 45-37 in the half but whatever pep talk coach Richie Alvarez delivered in the halftime huddle must have worked. They blazed past Pasig in the third period with 28 points as John Orbeta chipped in 8 points, Bautista found the hole with ease and Marlon Basco, Pamboy Raymundo, and Daryl Goloran all connected from beyond the arc. Going into the fourth quarter the Warriors led 65-59. In the payoff canto Goloran, Orbeta and Bautista led a devastating 10-0 run to give the Warriors a 78-64 lead with 6 minutes to play. Realtors Jeric Teng and Josan Nimes tried valiantly to dent the lead, but to no avail. Sta. Lucia see their three-game win tear end as they drop to 9-4 despite Teng's 23 points......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports16 hr. 20 min. ago Related News

NCAA 95: Red Lions stake spotless slate against Heavy Bombers

Games on Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre 2:00 p.m. - San Beda vs JRU 4:00 p.m. - Arellano vs Perpetual San Beda University is out to strengthen its stranglehold on the top spot of the NCAA 95 Men's Basketball Tournament. The Red Lions go for a 12th win in as many games at the expense of Jose Rizal University, Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre. The Heavy Bombers are the latest threat to the defending champions starting at 2:00 p.m. As always, all of the action will be on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and livestream. In the day's other game at 4:00 p.m., University of Perpetual Help and Arellano University dispute a much-needed win. Meanwhile, Jrs. action will see the San Beda Red Cubs seeking to extend their league-lead against the JRU Light Bombers at 10:00 a.m. and the Perpetual Jr. Altas seeking to pile onto the woes of the Arellano Braves at 12:00 p.m. For the first time ever, the best and brightest young talent in the country will be on livestream......»»

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Red Cubs tighten grip on top spot in NCAA 95

STANDINGS San Beda 11-1 LPU 7-4 CSB-LSGH 6-4 JRU 6-6 Arellano 6-6 San Sebastian 5-5 Perpetual 5-6 Letran 5-6 Mapua 3-7 EAC 1-10 San Beda High School stretched its streak to seven in a row in the NCAA 95 Juniors Basketball Tournament as its balance and depth overwhelmed Jose Rizal University High School, 88-68, Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Rhayyan Amsali topped the scoring column with 16 points on top of five rebounds and three assists and four other teammates were with him in double-digits as the Red Cubs strengthened their stranglehold on the top-seed now at 11-1. Yukien Andrada and Cyrus Llarena wound up with 11 points apiece and each scored nine markers in the traditional powerhouse's 51-33 domination of the middle periods that turned a four-point deficit after the opening salvo into a 67-53 advantage heading into the final frame. Tony Ynot also added an all-around 15 points, five rebounds, five assists, and four steals while Justine Sanchez chimed in 10 markers and seven boards. While the decision padded San Beda's lead alone atop the leaderboard, it also dragged down the Light Bombers to a tie for fourth-place at 6-6. Raul Gentalan paced them in this one with 20 points as Condrad Famaranco chipped in 15 markers of his own. Holding the same slate as JRU is Arellano High School which took care of business against University of Perpetual Help, 86-62. Mark Cuenco posted a 15-point, 10-rebound double-double while Ivan Salinel contributed his own 14 markers to go along with six boards and three assists as the Braves finally arrested a five-game skid. On the other hand, the Jr. Altas fell back to a 5-6 standing. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME SAN BEDA 88 - Amsali 16, Ynot 15, Andrada 11, Llarena 11, Sanchez 10, Valencia 9, Oftana 7, Cabanero 3, Pelipel 3, Nicdao 2, Alao 1, Pascual 0, Peregrina 0, Alcantara 0 JRU 68 - Gentalan 20, Famaranco 15, Garcia 9, Joson 7, Sy J 5, Medina 4, Ganut 3, Salvacion 3, Lenon 2, Icban 0, Ramirez 0, Fortuna 0, Sy W 0, Pallares 0 QUARTER SCORES: 16-20, 37-35, 67-53, 88-68 SECOND GAME ARELLANO 86 - Cuenco 15, Salinel 14, Recto 11, Nepomuceno 10, Sahali 8, Tolentino 8, Lime 6, Sablaon 5, Lopez 4, Rellama 3, Chiya 2, Templonuevo 0, Tan 0, Javier 0. PERPETUAL 62 - Kawamura 18, Galoy 12, Gelsano 7, Escalante 7, Angeles 6, Ignacio 4, Cuevas 3, Nunez 2, Dela Cruz 2, Galman 1, Orgo 0, Balazuela 0, Banaticla 0, Manuel 0. QUARTER SCORES: 20-7, 41-19, 59-36, 86-62 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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UAAP 82: Coach Aldin takes responsibility for UST s collapse vs Adamson

University of Sto. Tomas had a nine-point lead against Adamson University with three minutes remaining in their matchup last Wednesday. Only, the Growling Tigers let their foot off the pedal and allowed the Soaring Falcons to go on a win-stealing 16-0 run. In that run, Val Chauca, Jerrick Ahanmisi, and Jerom Lastimosa all had more than one make - be it from the field or from the line. UST as a team? Zero. Afterwards, head coach Aldin Ayo could only acknowledge that Adamson took that win from them. "Natalo kami kasi mas maganda nilaro sa amin ng Adamson especially sa dulo. Sa parte namin, hindi kami nakapagtapos nang matigas," he said. Of course, the fiery mentor also posted on social media a photo that showed Lastimosa with his arms wrapped around Growling Tiger Renzo Subido who was waiting from an inbound pass from Brent Paraiso in the middle of that Soaring Falcon run. He made it a point to clear, however, that he meant no ill will towards game officials with that post. "Ang purpose lang nun is mapaganda yung tawagan moving forward. Siyempre, gusto nating mas gumanda pa yun sa season," he said. Coach Aldin then furthered that UST's collapse was not because of the referees. "There were bad calls, pero hindi yun dahilan kaya kami natalo. Hindi namain kontrolado yun e, pero yung bagay na kontrolado namin, hindi kasi namin nagawa," he shared. He then continued, "Adamson really outplayed up. No excuses. Adamson really deserved to win." In the end, the one-time NCAA and one-time UAAP champion coach said the blame, whatever it may be, should fall on him. As he put it, "Kung may sisisihin dyan, ako. Ako yung coach e and I take full responsibility for that loss." He then continued, "Dapat mas maganda yung decision-making ko nung dulo. Siyempre, sumusunod sa akin mga players e kaya kung may dapat sisihin dun, yung coach." Even so, coach Aldin also has no doubt that the sorry loss will only make the Growling Tigers hungrier. "Yung mga ganitong klaseng talo will only make us better. Eto yung talong babalikan namin sa practice and we will make sure na hindi na mauulit," he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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SBP, PBA to firm up collaboration

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas will continue to work with the Philippine Basketball Association, keeping their partnership to formulate the best program possible to maintain Gilas Pilipinas’ status as a regular campaigner in the FIBA World Cup......»»

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UAAP badminton: UP sweeps UE in title bid opener

MANILA, Philippines – UAAP Season 81 men's badminton runner-up University of the Philippines (UP) set the tone to its title bid, dominating University of the East (UE) in its season opener, 5-0, Wednesday, September 18 at the Centro Atletico Badminton Center in Quezon City. Captain JM Bernardo sparked the rout with a ........»»

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Paras, Perasol console NU after 4th straight heartbreak loss

    MANILA, Philippines – In what is undoubtedly the most improbable trend happening so far in UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball, the NU Bulldogs dropped a close one for the fourth straight game, this time a 79-80 squeaker loss against the talented UP Fighting Maroons.  Highly touted ........»»

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Digital-savvy business leaders as coaches

Chot Reyes, who has carved a name in Philippine sports as coach of many basketball teams that have won championships in the Philippine Basketball Association and for leading the country back to the World Cup as Gilas Pilipinas coach, wears a number of other hats......»»

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Wells bagay sa SMB

BUKAS na magsisimula ang 44th Philippine Basketball Association Governor's Cup 2019, pero may tatlong team pa ang wala sa bansa dahil kasalukuyang mga kumakampanya pa sa East Asia League Terrific 12 2019 sa Macau......»»

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PVL: Jet Spikers connect fourth straight win

Air Force made sure that Motolite won’t get a chance to mount another comeback as it completed a 25-22, 25-23, 25-20, sweep on Wednesday to open its second round campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Open Conference on a high note at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Lady Jet Spikers racked up four straight victories after starting off their campaign with five consecutive losses and avenged their straight-set loss to Motolite in their first meeting. Air Force took advantage of Motolite’s error-plagued outing and the absence of injured veteran and court leader Myla Pablo (foot injury) to snap its victim’s two-game win run. “Biniro ko nga ‘yung ano kanina eh, biro lang. Sabi ko, ‘straight set yan.’ Siguro nagkataon lang,” said Air Force coach Jasper Jimenez. “Malaking ano rin sa amin na nawala si Myla. Wala masyadong leader sa kanila, isang beterano na superstar pa. Malaking bagay yung leadership ni Myla sa loob. Doon tumaas lalo ang kompiyansa namin.” No one scored in double figures for the Lady Jet Spikers as their offense was well distributed with eight players tallying points. May Ann Pantino and Dell Palomata scored nine markers each while Joy Cases and Judy Ann Caballejo finished with eight and seven points, respectively, for Air Force. The Lady Jet Spikers pulled through in a nip-and-tuck first set. Air Force came back from an 18-22 deficit in the second with a six-point swing to take the set point advantage, 24-22, before sealing the frame. The Lady Jet Spikers kept the Motolite at bay in the third to seal the victory. Tots Carlos posted 21 points in a lost cause for Motolite, which dropped to 6-3 card. Bernadette Flora had eight points while Isa Molde was limited to only six markers after dropping 23 points on Motolite’s five-set come-from-behind win over ChocoMucho last Sunday.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles        .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsSep 18th, 2019Related News