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Ateneo dynasty in the making

With two championships in three finals appearances, talks of another ‘dynasty’ began circling among basketball fans after Ateneo completed a two-game sweep of University of the Philippines in the UAAP men’s basketball title showdown. A breakaway 99-81 romp in Game 2 Wednesday night gave the Blue Eagles their 10th overall championship and put in motion […]

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UAAP: Ateneo goes for clincher

By Waylon Galvez Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 11 a.m. – NU vs FEU (women’s) 3:30 p.m. – Ateneo vs UP (men’s) It will be coronation for Ateneo or survival for University of the Philippines when they face off in today’s Game 2 of the 81st UAAP basketball tournament at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Blue […]

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Keep the faith – JGDL

University of the Philippines standouts Juan and Javi Gomez de Liaño both expressed confidence of playing much better and smarter in Game 2 of their UAAP title series with the Ateneo Eagles.

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Ateneo beats UP in Game 1

Ateneo moved on the threshold of winning its second straight UAAP basketball crown after holding off University of the Philippines, 88-79, in the opener of their best-of-three Finals last night at the Mall of Asia Arena. Matt Nieto displayed poise under pressure as he knocked down nine of his 27 points in the fourth quarter […]

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UAAP Season 81 Finals: Showdown of the ages

There are lots of heroes for both Ateneo and UP and these players are expected to elevate their game in the finals.

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I’m UP’s biggest fan – Lipa

By Tito S. Talao About three weeks before University of the Philippines completed a head-spinning rise from the depths of UAAP men’s basketball and before the Fighting Maroons’ epic showdowns with the Adamson Falcons in the Final Four, the chief architect of UP’s 1986 championship, Joe Lipa, was in his living room at a condominium […]

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