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NBTC: More provincial, international teams in 2019

Dec 08, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Expect a bigger and more competitive National Basketball Training Center next year

BIGGER AND BETTER. The Philippine basketball grassroots program continues to grow behind (from left) NBTC executive director Eric Altamirano, NBTC ambassador Thirdy Ravena, Bounty Argo Venture Inc. president Ronald Mascariñas, Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin, and SM Mall of Asia Arena vice president Francis Bonnivie. Photo from release

11th NBTC season to showcase talents of 32 teams in new format

Mar 15, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Aside from giving more exposure to the high school teams, NBTC aims to produce alumni like Troy Rosario and Jeron Teng who have taken their talents to the PBA and Gilas

11TH SEASON. The NBTC expands to over 80 cities across the Philippines in its 11th season. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Teng optimistic about teaming with Ravena, Paras at FIBA 3x3

May 23, 2017 - 2:59 PM

Team Philippines is seeded with France El Salvador Romania and Slovenia in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Jamike Jarin leaves San Beda to coach NU

Dec 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Another coach is jumping from the NCAA to the UAAP as Jamike Jarin is set to take over as new coach of the NU Bulldogs

ON TO THE BULLDOGS. After steering San Beda to the NCAA title in October, Jamike Jarin, seen here carried by his team during the championship celebration, is set to coach National University in the UAAP. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU accepts Altamirano resignation, begins search for new coach

Dec 07, 2016 - 5:18 PM

National University hopes to name a new coach for the Bulldogs by January

RESIGNED. Eric Altamirano is officially resigned as head coach of the NU Bulldogs after 6 seasons, as management has accepted his letter. File Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler

NU Bulldogs endure hot tempers, long week to finally win again

Nov 05, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Amid a 6 game losing skid the Bulldogs endured a very difficult week that tested their patience and resolve until they finally reached a breakthrough

TOUGH TIMES. NU skipper Jay Alejandro says the Bulldogs endured a tough week before finally ending a 6-game losing slide. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Altamirano all business during game, but ‘UP by heart’ after season

Oct 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Altamirano says he still has strong ties to his old school but doesn t let that get in the way during games

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

How the relationship of Ayo, Altamirano goes a long way back

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Ayo credits Altamirano for introducing him to the coaching scene in Manila and also compliments the Bulldogs pointing out how good they ve become this season

PH team confident ahead of FIBA 3X3 U18 World Championship

May 31, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Excluding Spain each opponent in the Philippines’ pool is ranked higher by FIBA and with the team consisting of mostly wing players height disadvantage will be an issue

NU recruit Joshua Sinclair draws comparisons to JC Intal

Mar 04, 2016 - 11:48 AM

Sinclair will debut for NU in 2017

NU feeling pressure to win in crucial stretch for Final Four

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The door’s getting smaller for us says head coach Eric Altamirano as the defending champions NU Bulldogs hold a 3 5 record

NU big man Alfred Aroga (right) blocks UE's Clark Derige during their first round encounter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Altamirano wants NU Bulldogs to ‘stay positive’ despite 0-3 start

Sep 18, 2015 - 2:14 PM

The pressure of each game now increases for NU as they head into a matchup with the undefeated UST Growling Tigers

7615 - NU (4) Gelo Alolino

NU Bulldogs need to find their identity before time runs out

Sep 15, 2015 - 6:48 PM

It might be too early for NU to panic but there’s legitimate reason for concern

0161 - NU (19) Alfred Aroga; UE (11) Clark Derige Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 78 Preview: NU Bulldogs

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Can the Bulldogs repeat as champions? The task will be hard admits their key guys

Is Mark Dyke back with La Salle?

Jul 15, 2015 - 8:08 PM

Green Archers head coach Juno Sauler denies that Dyke is back with La Salle while Bulldogs head coach Eric Altamirano says he s no longer practicing with NU

Mark Dyke goes back to National University

Jun 19, 2015 - 5:41 PM

After originally committing to De La Salle University former UAAP junior’s star Mark Dyke has decided to return to National University

Altamirano confirms Gallego commitment to NU Bulldogs

Apr 07, 2015 - 7:38 PM

JV Gallego is a 5 foot 10 shooting guard that could add firepower to the UAAP Men s Basketball defending champions

NEW BULLDOG. Shooting guard JV Gallego commits to joining the NU Bulldogs in the upcoming UAAP Season. Photo from Gallego's Facebook profile

What does National University’s UAAP title mean for the school?

Oct 26, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Is that all there is to winning a historic championship? Parties and celebrations until dawn media coverage becoming a recognizable face granting selfie requests from fans and fellow students?

Racela, Altamirano happy over UAAP Finals crowd turnout

Oct 18, 2014 - 6:58 PM

Both Finals coaches agree that having teams other than Ateneo and La Salle in the Finals was good for the UAAP

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aroga dedicates UAAP title, MVP to late father

Oct 16, 2014 - 7:35 AM

NU s Cameroonian big man dedicates a hard earned championship to his father saying Dad you can really rest in peace

BIG DOG. Alfred Aroga accepts his UAAP Season 77 Finals MVP award. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU's last taste of hoops glory

Oct 03, 2014 - 10:45 PM

The basketball gods haven t been good to the Bulldogs with their last Finals appearance being over 4 decades ago

CHAMPS. The NU Bulldogs wins the 1970 championship. Image from Simon Santos

National University’s character to be tested again in Final 4 race

Sep 12, 2014 - 3:07 AM

The NU Bulldogs will hope to avoid a breakdown like the one they experienced last year as the race for the Final Four comes to a close

Alfred Aroga has been one of several faces to step up for NU in Season 77. Photo by Mark Cristino

National University gets closer to Final Four with UP win

Sep 07, 2014 - 4:46 PM

National University scored a dominant win over UP eliminating UST while inching closer to their own Final Four berth

Alfred Aroga of NU goes to the rim for two points. Photo by Mark Cristino

NU snaps two-game slide with blowout of Adamson

Aug 20, 2014 - 5:25 PM

Adamson University s woes continue as they score just 2 points in the second quarter of their loss to National University

RUNNING OF THE BULLDOGS. Tristan Perez of National University tips in a shot over two Adamson defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda

Altamirano: NU capable of beating UAAP’s best

Jul 13, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Head coach Altamirano says their unpredictability not having to rely on Ray Parks Jr anymore is their main asset

CONFIDENT. NU Bulldogs head coach Eric Altamirano is confident his wards can compete against the best of the UAAP. Photo by Rappler

Roaring NU not letting up in quest for title

Sep 03, 2013 - 10:10 AM

Sizzling hot the NU Bulldogs are not about to step off the gas pedal

SOARING HIGHER. Parks and the Bulldogs have nabbed the top seed. File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

FIBA Asia Hangout: Is Gilas Pilipinas ready to win?

Jul 30, 2013 - 4:13 PM

How ready is the Philippines to host FIBA Asia 2013? Is Gilas ready to win the games this year? Which country match ups should we look out for?

UAAP coaches: NU is top Season 76 contender

Jun 25, 2013 - 10:12 PM

UAAP coaches pegged the NU Bulldogs as the top contender in Season 76

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. Coaches pose for posterity before the UAAP wars begin. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Parks leads NU past Adamson in overtime

Aug 23, 2012 - 6:05 PM

Reigning MVP Bobby Ray Parks shone bright for NU once more with a game high 31 points

IN PHOTOS: UAAP Season 75 press conference

Jul 09, 2012 - 10:42 PM

Snapshots of the UAAP Season 75 press conference held Monday July 9 at the Mall of Asia Arena

BULLDOGS HEAD. National University Head Coach Eric Altamirano is optimistic about his team's chances for Season 75 after an impressive showing in the pre-season league. Josh Albelda.

UAAP men's basketball coaches: ADMU, NU the teams to beat

Jul 09, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Coaches of the various men s basketball teams of the UAAP agree that Ateneo and National University are the top two contenders of Season 75 look forward to a competitive season

QUEST FOR THE TITLE. The UAAP head coaches gathered Monday, July 9 to share what they think of the lineups for Season 75. Josh Albelda.