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Jarin to take 'step back' from coaching after decade-worst season

Oct 30, 2019 - 3:33 PM

'I take all the blame,' says NU coach Jamike Jarin after another rough season with the Bulldogs

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UE pushes NU to 10-year worst record

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:52 PM

Rey Suerte and the UE Red Warriors close out their campaign on a winning note

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Ateneo cruises past NU, moves on cusp of outright finals spot

Oct 26, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Flashing full control, the Ateneo Blue Eagles rip the NU Bulldogs to move within a win of an eliminations sweep and an automatic UAAP title berth

ONE-SIDED. Matthew Daves and the Blue Eagles prove too strong for Shaun Ildefonso and the Bulldogs. Photo release

UP escapes NU, clinches Final Four playoff

Oct 23, 2019 - 12:39 PM

In another cardiac finish, the UP Maroons slip past the NU Bulldogs to inch closer to a return trip to the Final Four

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Abando, Cansino show off as UST eliminates NU from contention

Oct 19, 2019 - 4:12 PM

Despite a drama-filled week at the Growling Tigers' camp, UST secures its seventh win of UAAP Season 82

COMEBACK. Rhenz Abando returns from a one-game absence to power UST to another victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Adamson snaps 4-game skid as NU melts down

Oct 12, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Banking on a huge fourth-quarter run, the Adamson Falcons drub the NU Bulldogs to get back on the winning column

BOUNCE-BACK. Simon Camacho and the Falcons arrest an alarming slide. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso shaping game after 'ninongs' Racela, Seigle

Oct 12, 2019 - 12:33 PM

As if having a hoops legend for a father wasn’t good enough, NU star Dave Ildefonso also gets to model his game after his elite ‘ninongs’

MATURE. Dave Ildefonso plays like a ‘seasoned player,’ says the sophomore star’s godfather and FEU coach Olsen Racela. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU escapes huge FEU comeback for improbable season sweep

Oct 09, 2019 - 1:01 PM

Dave Ildefonso comes out huge as the NU Bulldogs regroup in overtime to slip past the FEU Tamaraws

TOP DOG.Dave Ildefonso delivers another stellar double-double outing. Photo release

La Salle sweeps NU as Baltazar records 25-25 game

Oct 06, 2019 - 4:18 PM

After an erratic start to the season, La Salle kicks off its second-round campaign with a demolition of NU

STEADY CLIMB. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers rise to a share of 3rd place.Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU cops 6th straight UAAP men's badminton crown

Oct 05, 2019 - 3:43 PM

The NU Bulldogs continue to lord it over in badminton after turning back the Ateneo Blue Eagles in the finals

KING SHUTTLERS. The NU Bulldogs celebrate another title romp. Photo release

UE snaps losing skid, sends NU to UAAP Season 82 cellar

Sep 29, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The UE Red Warriors ward off the NU Bulldogs’ comeback bid to close out their first-round run with a win

LAST TWO. Neil Tolentino and the Red Warriors finish the first round at 7th place, just a rung above the NU Bulldgos. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs sweep first round

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Riding on a historic win streak, defending champion NU completes a 7-0 first-round sweep of women's basketball

UNSTOPPABLE. Jack Animam and the NU Lady Bulldogs prove too strong for the UE Lady Warriors. Photo release

UAAP badminton: NU nails top playoffs seed

Sep 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM

The NU Bulldogs secure the No. 1 spot and semifinal bonus after pinning a first loss on the La Salle Green Shuttlers

VETERANS. Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz Jr secure the doubles match for the NU Bulldogs. Photo release

After multiple heartbreaks, NU Bulldogs target twin wins

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Putting all their early frustrations behind, the NU Bulldogs look to close out the UAAP first round with back-to-back triumphs

NEXT GOAL. Team captain Shaun Ildefonso and the NU Bulldogs try to get a win streak going. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU gets lucky lottery bounce, set to close out 2019 UAAP CDC

Sep 25, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Defending champion NU Pep Squad claims the prime performance spot in the UAAP Cheerdance Competition

ON TOP. The NU Pep Squad hopes to relive that winning feeling. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU embarrasses FEU for long-awaited breakthrough win

Sep 25, 2019 - 12:39 PM

Putting an end to a three-week heartbreak, the NU Bulldogs pummel an out-of-sorts FEU Tamaraws

Photo by Michael Gatpandan

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo vs NU – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 22, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Check out some game photos of the Ateneo Blue Eagles' commanding win over the NU Bulldogs

FULL CONTROL. ‘We competed in the first quarter up until the last minute,’ says Ateneo stalwart Angelo Kouame after flirting with a triple-double with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocks. Photo release

Ateneo manhandles winless NU for 5th straight win

Sep 22, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Bracing for a tough challenge, Ateneo makes sure to take the fight out of NU early

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso maintains NU can win amid 'numbing' heartbreaks

Sep 20, 2019 - 4:39 PM

A 'perfect game' may be what the NU Bulldogs need to snap the string of stinging losses

HOPEFUL. Dave Ildefonso believes the Bulldogs can get over the hump. Photo release

Paras, Perasol console NU after 4th straight heartbreak loss

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:28 PM

'I just told them to keep their heads up and they're gonna win a game soon,' says Kobe Paras after the UP Maroons dealt the NU Bulldogs another stinging one-point loss

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IN PHOTOS: UP vs NU – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Check out some snaps of the UP Fighting Maroons' thrilling escape over the NU Bulldogs

TOP SCORER. Kobe Paras leads the UP Fighting Maroons for the second straight game. Photo release

NU cruises to 85 straight wins over UP

Sep 18, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Hotshot Jack Danielle Animam powers the NU Lady Bulldogs to another milestone in the UAAP Season 82 women's basketball tournament

QUICK WORK. Jack Animam leads the Lady Bulldogs with a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds in just 18 minutes of game time. Photo from release

UP deals NU another one-point heartbreak

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Luck favors UP as the Maroons hold on to a slim win against the tough-fighting NU Bulldogs

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UST deals NU 3rd straight heartbreak in OT thriller

Sep 15, 2019 - 4:31 PM

The UST Growling Tigers ride on a 2nd half comeback to turn back the NU Bulldogs in overtime

MAGIC. Rhenz Abando fires up down the stretch to lead UST to a clutch win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Shaun Ildefonso confident amid NU heartbreaks

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Despite another painful loss, NU captain Shaun Ildefonso clings to his newfound confidence from the field

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Baltazar, Malonzo tower over NU as La Salle completes escape act

Sep 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

After blowing a huge lead, the La Salle Green Archers hold on by the slimmest of margins against the NU Bulldogs

SCARE. Justine Baltazar's Green Archers avert an upset just in time against Dave Ildefonso's Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler   Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso finds positives as NU braces for La Salle

Sep 11, 2019 - 1:06 PM

After a heartbreaking first game, the NU Bulldogs try to rebound against the La Salle Green Archers

BOUNCE BAK. Dave Ildefonso and the Bulldogs look to rise after an overtime loss to the Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan

Douanga buzzer-beater lifts Adamson past NU in OT thriller

Sep 07, 2019 - 4:39 PM

The Adamson Falcons avert an upset just in time against the young NU Bulldogs behind the heroics of Lenda Douanga

CLUTCH. Lenda Douanga more than makes up for a subpar performance on opening day. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs extend UAAP win streak to 82

Sep 07, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Rookie Camille Clarin drops 23 points to power the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons

YOUNG SENSATION. Camille Clarin leads the NU Lady Bulldogs to a 2-0 start. Photo release

UAAP: NU trounces FEU, cruises to 81 straight wins

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:36 AM

In an early rematch of last year's finals, defending champion NU Lady Bulldogs dominate the FEU Lady Tamaraws anew in the season opener

PERFECT. Jack Animam leads the NU Lady Bulldogs' offense with 17 points. Photo from release

WATCH: NU Bulldogs continue building with loaded young core

Aug 24, 2019 - 9:40 AM

After last season’s disappointing run, the young NU Bulldogs decide to fast-track their rebuilding process

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NU sweeps FEU for back-to-back men’s volleyball titles

May 15, 2019 - 3:03 PM

MVP Bryan Bagunas ends his UAAP stint in the best way possible after powering the Bulldogs to a second straight championship

STILL ON TOP. Bryan Bagunas and the NU Bulldogs complete a title series sweep of the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU a win away from 2nd straight UAAP men's volley crown

May 11, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The NU Bulldogs rally past the FEU Tamaraws to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three title series

TOP DOG. Bryan Bagunas and the Bulldogs quickly recover their fiery form against the Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU overpowers Adamson for 7th straight UAAP men's volleyball finals

May 05, 2019 - 3:03 PM

The Bulldogs set the second longest finals streak in UAAP volleyball behind the La Salle Lady Spikers' 10 consecutive trips

TOO POWERFUL. NU makes quick work of Adamson to return to the finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


UST keeps twice-to-beat hopes alive at NU’s expense

Apr 27, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses stay in the hunt for the remaining twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four

SOLID. The UST Tigresses get the job done against the NU Lady Bulldogs to boost their bid for the No. 2 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST vies to stay in UAAP semis bonus hunt

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Golden Tigresses try to stay in the running for the remaining twice-to-beat Final Four advantage

CRUCIAL. Sisi Rondina and the UST Tigresses go for a crucial win against the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU ‘no intention’ to shatter UP’s Final Four hopes

Apr 14, 2019 - 9:42 PM

The young National University squad says it just wants to to end the season on a high note

LETHAL ROOKIE. Princess Robles scores 20 points to demolish UP's Final Four hopes. Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: League leaders NU, FEU continue to roll

Apr 14, 2019 - 5:47 PM

The Bulldogs extend their winning streak against the Tigers as the Tamaraws overpower the Fighting Maroons

STREAKING. The NU Bulldogs continue an 11-game winning streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Not up to the hype: NU eliminates UP from Final Four

Apr 14, 2019 - 4:42 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Lady Maroons fail to live up to their billing as preseason favorites

ELIMINATED. The NU Lady Bulldogs knock out the UP Lady Maroons from the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, FEU dispute Final Four berth as UP vies to stay alive

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:09 PM

UST and FEU inch closer to the UAAP semifinals as UP figures in a must-win game against NU

ROLLING ON. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are one of the teams vying for the Final Four slot. File Photo

FEU rips NU to beef up playoff bid

Apr 10, 2019 - 3:39 PM

(UPDATED) Riding on a hot momentum, FEU dominated NU to claim its first straight-set victory of the season

ONE-SIDED. The Lady Tamaraws overpower the young Lady Bulldogs to post their quickest win yet. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

UST, UP continue playoff fight as FEU looks to avoid spoilers

Apr 10, 2019 - 1:38 PM

A UST sweep of UP will be detrimental to the Lady Maroons' Final Four chances

FINAL FOUR BATTLE. Contenders UST and UP  enter another crucial match. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo ousts NU to clinch Final Four berth

Apr 07, 2019 - 5:48 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Lady Eagles advance to the UAAP women’s volleyball Final Four for the 10th straight season

ON TO THE NEXT. The streaking Ateneo Lady Eagles claim the first semis seat. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Leaders Ateneo, La Salle aim to dominate separate foes

Apr 07, 2019 - 1:31 PM

Ateneo looks to formalize its entry to the Final Four as La Salle nears playoff berth

MVP CANDIDTATE. Kat Tolentino and the Ateneo Lady Eagles are not looking back at their goal for a UAAP title. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU survives grueling Adamson duel for 3rd win

Mar 31, 2019 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) The NU Lady Bulldogs snap their skid after overcoming the Adamson Lady Falcons' tough challenge

BACK ON TRACK. The young NU Lady Bulldogs return to their winning ways. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST aims for La Salle sweep as Adamson, NU vie to snap skids

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:27 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses look to prove they can dominate reigning champion La Salle once again

HIGH MOMENTUM. League No. 2 UST hopes to prove that they can defeat the defending champions again. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Embarrassed last game, La Salle vents ire on NU

Mar 27, 2019 - 5:23 PM

(UPDATED) After a shocking loss to UP, reigning champion La Salle bounces back with straight-set demolition of NU

BACK AT IT. The La Salle Lady Spikers show off their champion form agains the hapless NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler.com

La Salle aims NU conquest as UST looks to bounce back vs Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Reigning champion La Salle tries to avoid another upset while UST vies to get back on track

VETERAN PRESENCE. La Salle's veterans need to step up their presence in order to lead the rookie-laden team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE exacts revenge on NU for 2nd win

Mar 20, 2019 - 4:08 PM

(UPDATED) The UE Lady Warriors get their second-round campaign off to a strong start

TURNAROUND. After a lackluster start to the season, the UE Lady Warriors hope to turn their campaign around. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP 2nd round: Ateneo targets strong start

Mar 20, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Ateneo shoots for an elimination-round sweep of UST as NU vies to do the same against UE

LEADING BLOCKER. Maddie Madayag's consistent output for the Ateneo Lady Eagles is very significant to their standings now. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler