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MVP renews support for Ateneo brings new basketball coach

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Businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan. Photo by AFP
It looks like the Ateneo de Manila University and business tycoon Manny Pangilinan have kissed and made up. In a memo released November 26, Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin SJ confirmed reports that Pangilinan was returning as one of the university’s biggest donors. His return also means that the Blue Eagles will finally have a new head coach in former PBA coach Bo Perasol. Perasol takes over the role vacated by Norman Black starting December 1. Villarin’s memo indicates that it was MVP who arranged the meeting between Perasol and the University President. Last September Pangilinan announced that he was cutting ties with Ateneo citing the school’s stand on mining and the RH Bill.


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