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Byrd not hitting panic button as Green Archers slip to 7th

Sep 20, 2019 - 10:09 AM

Ranked near-bottom midway into the first round, the La Salle Green Archers believe they have enough talent to turn things around

BOUNCE BACK. New recruit Jamie Malonzo, who averages a double-double for La Salle, tries to pair his numbers with a win next time. Photo release

IN PHOTOS: FEU vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 18, 2019 - 10:24 PM

Check out some snaps of the FEU Tamaraws' commanding victory over the La Salle Green Archers

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FEU bounces back over reeling La Salle

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Led by Wendell Comboy, the FEU Tamaraws stay in full control against a rallying La Salle side

POISED. Wendell Comboy and the FEU Tamaraws hold off a rallying La Salle squad. Photo release

Get to know La Salle's 3 one-and-done Fil-foreign recruits

Sep 17, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Meet Jamie Malonzo, Keys Meeker and James Laput, the standout recruits reinforcing La Salle for just one season

REINFORCEMENT. La Salle's trio of one-and-done players bring their US college basketball experience to the UAAP. Photo release

La Salle needs to handle pressure better, says coach

Sep 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

The Green Archers try to show more endgame poise against the Red Warriors

COMPOSURE. James Pado and the Green Archers target a second straight triumph. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

Rivero happy for good friend Paraiso’s return after La Salle fallout

Sep 11, 2019 - 11:59 AM

After a controversial departure from La Salle, Brent Paraiso and Ricci Rivero just feel glad they're back in the UAAP

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

Despite opening loss, Byrd likes La Salle's UAAP chances

Sep 09, 2019 - 8:16 AM

La Salle's active consultant Jermaine Byrd remains optimistic of the Green Archers' UAAP Season 82 campaign

RETOOLED. La Salle flashes a new coaching staff composed of active consultant Jermaine Byrd (left) and head coach Gian Nazario. Photo from release

Ravena brushes off Malonzo poster in rivalry showdown

Sep 08, 2019 - 8:03 PM

'It’s a play. Two points. We won the game,' says Ateneo star Thirdy Ravena, who's on the receiving end of La Salle Fil-Am Jamie Malonzo's two-handed jam

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo still too much for new-look La Salle

Sep 08, 2019 - 6:12 PM

Defending champion Ateneo gives La Salle’s new Fil-Am cast a rude welcome in an early rivalry showdown

Ateneo stalwart Ange Kouame squeezes past La Salle's Justine Baltazar (right)and Joaqui Manuel. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 1

Sep 07, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Ateneo puts its champion roster to a test against a La Salle side that's set to unveil a slew of Fil-foreign players

Tyrus Hill, Kurt Lojera return to UAAP with La Salle

Sep 03, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Former Adamson standouts Tyrus Hill and Kurt Lojera mark their UAAP comeback as the two Fil-Ams complete La Salle's final roster

RETURN. Tyrus Hill joins the new-look La Salle Green Archers in UAAP Season 82. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo lights up UAAP Season 82 opening ceremony

Sep 01, 2019 - 10:26 PM

UAAP Season 82 host Ateneo puts on a spectacle as the country's premier collegiate league officially comes off the wraps

POWERFUL. Ateneo showcases all 8 member UAAP schools with a futuristic theme. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

No surprise: UAAP teams pick Ateneo as team to beat

Sep 01, 2019 - 3:48 PM

'Ateneo should be rated No.1, but of course, you cannot count out other schools,' says Adamson coach Franz Pumaren as his Falcons test the Blue Eagles first

FAVORITES. Back-to-back UAAP champions Ateneo Blue Eagles gun for a 3-peat title. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle’s Jordan Bartlett shows heart on and off the court

Aug 23, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Before he gets fully locked in with La Salle this UAAP season, Jordan Bartlett finds time for his newfound passion

HELPING HAND. La Salle's Jordan Bartlett plans to give kids school supplies at his own ball camp. Contributed photo

LOOK: Key matchups for UAAP Season 82 men's basketball

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

UP gets to parade early its highly touted transferees while Ateneo and La Salle figure in an opening weekend rivalry clash

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles kick off their three-peat bid against rival La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Taane Samuel 'likely' not returning to DLSU

Feb 07, 2019 - 4:58 PM

The prized La Salle center has decided to stay in New Zealand following disagreements with the team

'LIKELY OUT'. La Salle's Kiwi center Taane Samuel may not return for another season.  File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

New regime: La Salle seeks return to glory

Dec 21, 2018 - 6:49 PM

La Salle aims to live up to its rank of being one of UAAP's powerhouses in men's basketball

RETURN TO GLORY. La Salle's Aljun Melecio and the Season 79 Rookie of the Year is set to develop under his third coach in his UAAP collegiate career. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:12 AM

La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement

IN PHOTOS: Akhuetie tops UAAP Season 81 individual awards

Dec 05, 2018 - 5:26 PM

UP's Bright Akhuetie makes sure to celebrate this season's top individual award with the rest of the Fighting Maroons

Photo byMichael Gatpandan/Rappler

Beyond dreams: Montalbo just wanted an arena with drums

Nov 23, 2018 - 5:16 PM

All the Green Archers captain wanted was to experience the deafening environment that only the UAAP could offer

FAREWELL. Kib Montalbo sings the La Salle alma mater song on court one last time. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU knocks out La Salle, sets Final Four bout with Ateneo

Nov 21, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Arvin Tolentino sinks the game-winner as the Tamaraws survive a thriller against the Green Archers to advance to their sixth straight UAAP semifinals

TIGHT. Proving they both want it, the La Salle Green Archers and the FEU Tamaraws kept it close all throughout the do-or-die duel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs FEU – UAAP Season 81

Nov 21, 2018 - 1:40 PM

La Salle and FEU try to knock the other out for a chance to face defending champion Ateneo in the UAAP Final Four

LAST CHANCE. Aljun Melecio's La Salle Green Archers and Hubert Cani's FEU Tamaraws chase the last semis seat. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

LOOK: La Salle gives all-out support in do-or-die game vs FEU

Nov 20, 2018 - 6:32 PM

DLSU-Manila will excuse students from absence – but not from missed requirements – if they present their used game ticket

DO-OR-DIE. The De La Salle Green Archers and Far Eastern University Tamaraws will clash for the last spot in the Final Four. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Aljun Melecio, La Salle play Final Four waiting game

Nov 16, 2018 - 2:27 PM

The Green Archers need to wait two more days before finding out if they're heading to the Final Four against Ateneo or to a playoff match versus FEU

LEADERSHIP. Aljun Melecio is not letting up his hopes to nab his third straight Final Four appearance with the Green Archers. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Samuel’s spot in jeopardy as Gonzalez sets players’ meeting

Nov 15, 2018 - 3:42 PM

'If I need to slightly rein in Taane for us to get better, he won’t have a problem with that. He knows what his situation is now,' says La Salle coach Louie Gonzalez

TOO LATE. La Salle coach Louie Gonzales thinks Taane Samuel’s late inclusion may have messed up the Green Archers’ chemistry. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

U.P. stuns La Salle, snaps 21-year Final Four drought

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:12 PM

After decades of misery, the UP Fighting Maroons return to the Final Four following a surprise whipping of the La Salle Green Archers

Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs UP – UAAP Season 81

Nov 14, 2018 - 2:54 PM

The La Salle Green Archers and the UP Maroons fight for a Final Four berth

MUST WIN. The Archers and the Maroons dispute the No. 3 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Former Kiwi nat’l coach Tab Baldwin praises returning Samuel

Nov 11, 2018 - 10:21 PM

The Ateneo mentor says 19-year-old bruiser Taane Samuel is 'another weapon' for La Salle

KIWI CONNECTION. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin admits that La Salle big man Taane Samuel gave the defending champions some problems. Photos by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Ateneo sweeps rival La Salle, nails twice-to-beat Final 4 bonus

Nov 11, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Flexing their championship mettle, the Blue Eagles thwart the Green Archers anew to stay on top at 11-2

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 81

Nov 11, 2018 - 1:03 PM

Ateneo goes for the twice-to-beat semis bonus but La Salle also targets a key win to stay in the Final Four chase

TWIN TOWERS. Long and thin Justine Baltazar (right) and Angelo Kouame will be going head-to-head with each other. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 81 round 2

Nov 10, 2018 - 7:35 PM

A lot is at stake when the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the La Salle Green Archers clash in their second UAAP Season 81 showdown on Sunday, November 11, 4 pm at the Araneta Coliseum

La Salle survives scare, eliminates NU

Nov 07, 2018 - 6:50 PM

The Green Archers remain in the hunt for the Final Four bonus as the Bulldogs bow out of semifinal contention

TOUGH CHALLENGE. Mark Dyke and the Green Archers had to work hard for their 8th win against John Lloyd Clemente and the young Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs NU – UAAP Season 81

Nov 07, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Peaking at the most opportune time, La Salle looks to sustain its second-round surge against NU

FIGHTING FORM. Dave Ildefonso tries to keep NU Bulldogs' campaign alive against the La Salle Green Archers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Why the DLSU Green Archers are only going to get better

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:43 AM

As off-court relationships blossom, La Salle begins to excel

TIGHT BOND. La Salle coach Louie Gonzalez says the Green Archers are spending more time together on and off the court. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP: NU books 75th straight win; Melecio nabs Player of the Week

Nov 05, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The Lady Bulldogs pocket their 11th consecutive win in Season 81 to move 3 wins from gaining an outright finals berth


Trash-talking UST spurs DLSU's Mark Dyke to career-high marks

Nov 03, 2018 - 7:48 PM

'Kasi parang nawawala yung respeto sa akin ng mga kalaban,' says Mark Dyke after dropping 16 points in the Green Archers' 41-point demolition of the Tigers

EFFICIENT. La Salle’s Mark Dyke delivers the goods even in just 17 minute of action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU expects injured Samuel back in 1-2 weeks

Nov 03, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Kiwi big man Taane Samuel is expected to see action as the Green Archers go for a crucial Final Four push

COMEBACK. Taane Samuel may just provide La Salle a needed boost in the final stretch. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle shreds UST by 41 points

Nov 03, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Showing no mercy from the get-go, the Green Archers dominate the Tigers all the way to keep hold of solo 3rd place

NO CONTEST. Justine Baltazar and the Green Archers were just head and shoulders above the UST Tigers all game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 03, 2018 - 11:03 AM

Embarrassed by his former team in their first meeting, UST coach Aldin Ayo looks to get even as his Tigers battle the La Salle Green Archers

TARGET. Aljun Melecio and the La Salle Green Archers try to keep hold of solo 3rd against the UST Tigers. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Kib Montalbo earns praise for leadership despite 'crappy' game

Oct 27, 2018 - 9:46 PM

His numbers may have dropped but the senior La Salle guard continues to deliver the intangibles

FINAL YEAR. As one of the team veterans, Kib Montalbo makes sure to guide his teammates. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle grinds out crucial win vs FEU

Oct 27, 2018 - 6:25 PM

The Green Archers climb to solo 3rd place as the Tamaraws slip out of the top 4

WILD CHASE. Aljun Melecio's La Salle Green Archers and Hubert Cani's FEU Tamaraws remain in the thick of the Final Four race. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: FEU vs La Salle – UAAP Season 81

Oct 27, 2018 - 3:16 PM

The FEU Tamaraws look to snap a three-game slide against the similarly erratic La Salle Green Archers

ON BOARD. Arvin Tolentino returns from a two-game suspension hoping to help the Tamaraws against the Archers. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Franz, Falcons get 1st win over Archers

Oct 20, 2018 - 4:15 PM

For the first time in 3 years, Adamson coach Franz Pumaren and his Falcons shoot down the Archers

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: DLSU vs Adamson – UAAP Season 81

Oct 20, 2018 - 9:24 AM

The Adamson Soaring Falcons look to get even with the De La Salle Green Archers

SWEET REVENGE. The Adamson Soaring Falcons are hungry for a win against their silencers the De La Salle Green Archers.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle's Andrei Caracut settles into leadership role

Oct 17, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Veteran guard Andrei Caracut finally flashes his confidence on court

NEW ROLE. Andrei Caracut is in the process of adjusting to his leadership role in the team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle rides third-quarter surge to dispatch UE

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The Green Archers drub the Red Warriors to pick up their fifth UAAP victory and grab a share of third place

ONE-SIDED. La Salle's Andrei Caracut scoops up a shot against UE's Shannon Gagate in a match the Green Archers dominated all the way. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: DLSU Green Archers vs UE Red Warriors - UAAP Season 81

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The Green Archers shoot for a share of third place versus the skidding Red Warriors

HEIGHT BATTLE. Justine Baltazar will clash with Alvin Pasaol in their second round opener. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

‘Shaky’ La Salle still right on track

Oct 13, 2018 - 11:06 PM

After bowing to their rival Blue Eagles, the Green Archers banded together to shock the league-leading Falcons

STICKING TOGETHER. Aljun Melecio believes that all the Green Archers have to stick to the system in order to succeed. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler