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6-man CEU outlasts NCBA in UCBL

Undermanned Centro Escolar University rolled to its second straight win with a 70-56 win over National College of Business and Arts yesterday in the PG Flex Linoleum-Universities and Colleges Basketball League at the Olivarez gym in Parañaque City. Despite having only a six-man rotation, the CEU Scorpions unleashed a 9-0 run midway in the final […]

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For fourth time, Pinoy ref officiates a US game at FIBA World Cup

Filipino referee Bong Pascual continued to make an appearance in high-profile FIBA World Cup matches Wednesday when he officiated France’s 89-79 quarterfinal upset of the United States in Dongguan, China. Pascual earned the nod as one of three officials in the contest that saw the French cagers end the Americans’ bid for an unprecedented third […]

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Stags rap Blazers; Lions eye 11th straight NCAA win

Allyn Bulanadi exploded for a career-high 32 points and helped power San Sebastian College-Recoletos to its fourth straight win with an 83-67 drubbing of College of St. Benilde in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament yesterday at The Arena in San Juan City. Bulanadi, who came into the game averaging a league-best 17.3 points per game, […]

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Aces vs Dyip in PBA Govs Cup opener

Jeffrey Cariaso’s Alaska coaching debut and the return of rookies CJ Perez and Robert Bolick from their impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup highlight the start of the PBA Governors’ Cup on Sept. 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Cariaso is hoping to give the Aces a winning start in the season-ending conference […]

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Recriminations begin  for fallen Team USA

DONGGUAN, China (AFP) – Coach Gregg Popovich deflected talk about his missing megastars after Team USA’s glorious run in major competition came to a juddering halt on Wednesday at the hands of France. The US lost to Greece in the World Cup semifinals in 2006 but then went on a 58-game winning streak with NBA […]

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Real shocker: France pips US in World Cup quarters

DONGGUAN, China (AP) — The US has been ousted from medal contention by France at the World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships.  Evan Fournier scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 16 rebounds and France beat the US,  89-79, […]

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