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Hot-starting FEU nips NU, stays in Final Four chase

Nov 11, 2018 - 2:18 PM

The Tamaraws reclaim a share of the 4th spot after overcoming the record performance of NU rookie John Lloyd Clemente

ON TRACK. Axel Iñigo and the FEU Tamaraws pull off a key win versus NU. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: FEU vs NU – UAAP Season 81

Nov 11, 2018 - 9:13 AM

The FEU Tamaraws shoot for a crucial win versus the NU Bulldogs to stay in Final Four contention

PLAYOFF PUSH. It’s going to be a battle between experience and raw talent when the FEU Tamaraws and the NU Bulldogs collide in a crucial match. Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Hot-shooting Arvin Tolentino focused on making up for lost time

Nov 04, 2018 - 9:13 PM

After a very untimely absence, the FEU star certainly plans to make his remaining UAAP games count

LATE CHARGE. Arvin Tolentino plans to lead the FEU Tamaraws back to the Final Four. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU exacts revenge on UE, snaps 4-game skid

Nov 04, 2018 - 4:12 PM

The Tamaraws are back in the Final Four chase after a win over the Warriors propel them to a share of the 4th spot

BACK IN FORM. Arvin Tolentino leads the dominant FEU charge with 18 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: FEU vs UE – UAAP Season 81

Nov 04, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The Tamaraws try to avoid another upset while the Red Warriors seek to stun again

MARQUEE MATCHUP. Both heavily relied on, FEU's Arvin Tolentino and UE's Alvin Pasaol aim to steer their respective teams to victory. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Prince Orizu aching to return for skidding FEU

Nov 01, 2018 - 8:46 PM

The efficient slotman hopes to return from injury sooner than expected as the Tamaraws try to arrest an alarming skid

COMEBACK. FEU standout Prince Orizu looks to return to action as early as Sunday. 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

Desiderio erupts for career-high 31 as UP downs depleted FEU

Oct 24, 2018 - 6:41 PM

Paul Desiderio puts on a show as he fires a perfect 6-of-6 clip from downtown in the opening period

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: UP vs FEU – UAAP Season 81

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:13 PM

Fresh from a triple-double show, Juan Gomez de Liaño looks to lead the UP Maroons against the banged-up FEU Tamaraws

COLLISION. Juan Gomez de Liaño and the UP Maroons hope to crash into the top 4 versus Wendell Comboy and the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Racela, FEU hoping for best after Orizu injury

Oct 20, 2018 - 8:10 PM

'This is just one game and there are things more important than basketball,' says FEU coach Olsen Racela

MAJOR BLOW. FEU coach Olsen Racela and the Tamaraws check on Prince Orizu as the big man sustains a leg injury. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Depleted Ateneo exacts revenge in FEU rout

Oct 20, 2018 - 6:44 PM

Playing minus Thirdy Ravena and the Nieto twins, the Blue Eagles still roll to a huge win over the Tamaraws

TOO STRONG. Ateneo big man Angelo Kouame proved too hard to stop. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Kiefer Ravena tells UAAP to check Camacho hit on Tolentino

Oct 20, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The former two-time UAAP MVP believes the Adamson forward should also be sanctioned for punching the FEU star

PHYSICALITY. Kiefer Ravena (middle) wants UAAP commissioner Junel Baculi to check out a video showing Adamson's Simon Camacho (left) punching FEU's Arvin Tolentino. File photos by Rappler (Ravena), Michael Gatpandan (Camacho) and Josh Albelda (Tolentino)


IN NUMBERS: Ateneo vs FEU – UAAP Season 81

Oct 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles look to avenge their first-round loss to the Far Eastern University Tamaraws

STEPPING UP. Raffy Verano and the Blue Eagles look to best FEU in the second round. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Arvin Tolentino questions 'unfair' treatment on disqualifying fouls

Oct 15, 2018 - 5:13 PM

For the second straight game, the stretch forward is ejected after being whistled for a disqualifying foul

MISSING ACTION. Arvin Tolentino will be suspended for the second straight time. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Tigers tear down Tams in repeat UAAP upset

Oct 14, 2018 - 4:20 PM

The UST Tigers complete a surprise elimination sweep of the powerhouse FEU Tamaraws

FACE OFF. Just like in the first round, Alec Stockton and the FEU Tamaraws tangle in a close battle against CJ Cansino and the UST Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Even Olsen Racela surprised at FEU’s wins over Adamson, Ateneo

Oct 10, 2018 - 8:24 PM

After embarrassing losses to the cellar-dwellers, the Tamaraws suddenly ramped up the pace and shocked the top two teams

IMPRESSED. Despite his team's tough schedule, FEU coach Olsen Racela (left) feels proud that his Tamaraws pulled off huge wins. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

FEU stuns Ateneo in UAAP thriller

Oct 10, 2018 - 6:25 PM

After ending the Adamson Soaring Falcons' perfect run, the Tamaraws snap the Blue Eagles' five-game winning streak

CLOSE BATTLE. The FEU Tamaraws tie the Ateneo Blue Eagles at second place after the first round of UAAP Season 81. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler


Lesson learned: Tams can’t just relax

Oct 08, 2018 - 3:04 PM

The FEU Tamaraws finally respond to coach Olsen Racela's call to ride on their winning momentum

WINNING ROLL. The Far Eastern University Tamaraws look to extend their winning streak to 3 games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arvin Tolentino: 'I don't accept the disqualifying foul'

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:25 PM

The FEU forward denies intentionally clotheslining Adamson's Sean Manganti, which drew a foul that got him ejected from the game

DISQUALIFIED. Arvin Tolentino was ejected out of the game in the 4th quarter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU snaps Adamson's perfect UAAP run in OT thriller

Oct 07, 2018 - 7:11 PM

After blowing a huge lead, the FEU Tamaraws regroup in overtime to deal the Adamson Falcons their first loss in 6 games

THRILLER. Jerrick Ahanmisi's Adamson Falcons and Jasper Parker's FEU Tamaraws figure in a tight duel in the closing minutes. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Racela wary of FEU’s inconsistencies, Comboy apologizes for UE loss

Oct 04, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The Far Eastern University Tamaraws bounce back with a gritty win, but can they sustain it?

'NOT OURSELVES'. Wendell Comboy apologizes to the FEU community for the embarrassing loss to the UE Red Warriors. Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

FEU avoids upset ax this time, holds off NU

Oct 03, 2018 - 6:14 PM

The FEU Tamaraws survive a tough challenge from the NU Bulldogs to grab a share of third place in the UAAP

POISED. Wendell Comboy and the FEU Tamaraws ward off the NU Bulldogs’ fightback. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Hubert Cani feels FEU 'cheated' approach to UE game

Oct 01, 2018 - 12:03 AM

The powerhouse FEU Tamaraws have a tendency to underestimate lower-ranked teams – and they paid dearly for it

UPSET LOSSES. The FEU Tamaraws' two setbacks came against lower-ranked squads UE and UST. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE shocks FEU to crash into UAAP win column

Sep 30, 2018 - 6:19 PM

The hot-shooting UE Red Warriors demolish the FEU Tamaraws by 25 points to clinch their first UAAP Season 81 victory

BREAKTHROUGH. UE's Jason Varilla fuels a sizzling start during the Red Warriors’ surprise rout of the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU flashes vaunted form after ‘needed loss’

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Coach Olsen Racela says the shock loss to UST had to happen for his favored FEU Tams to come out charging again

PERFECT GAME. FEU'S Prince Orizu finishes with a perfect shooting clip to get the better of his matchup against UP's Bright Akhuetie. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU blasts UP as Perasol serves suspension

Sep 23, 2018 - 3:06 PM

The Tamaraws roll past the Maroons for their second triumph in the UAAP men's basketball tournament

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Racela brothers winless vs Ayo-mentored teams

Sep 13, 2018 - 9:49 AM

New UST mentor Aldin Ayo holds a 5-0 record against the Racela coaching brothers of Olsen and Nash in the UAAP

FIRST LOSS. The FEU Tamaraws lose to the UST Growling Tigers for the first time in three years. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

UST, Ayo shock veteran-laden FEU for 1st win

Sep 12, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Renzo Subido unloads 18 points to power the Growling Tigers to their first victory under new coach Aldin Ayo

STANDOUT. Rookie Joshua Marcos impresses in the Tigers' first triumph. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

FEU's Arvin Tolentino channels Dirk Nowitzki in number change

Sep 09, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The Dirk-style, sweet-shooting FEU star confirms that Nowitzki is indeed his inspiration

FINAL RUN. Arvin Tolentino hopes to win his first UAAP championship in his final season with the Tamaraws. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU grinds out gutsy finish vs La Salle

Sep 09, 2018 - 1:57 PM

The veteran-laden Tamaraws show poise in the final stretch to open their UAAP men's basketball campaign with a victory

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: FEU looks to complete unfinished UAAP business

Sep 06, 2018 - 5:24 PM

A veteran-laden FEU Tamaraws squad sees last season's heartbreak as motivation

LOADED. FEU has has more than enough tools to contend for a UAAP championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU’s Arvin Tolentino wants Mamba, Westbrook mentality

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The FEU standout is all set to adapt the mindset of NBA icons Kobe Bryant and Russell Westbrook in the Tamaraws’ UAAP campaign

INTENSE. FEU’s Arvin Tolentino vows to come out more aggressive this year. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Is Olsen pressured to win FEU a UAAP title like Nash?

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Olsen Racela knows that coaching FEU comes with championship-heavy expectations

CHASE FOR A CHIP. Just like any coach, FEU head coach Olsen Racela wants to win a championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Ateneo drubs FEU to book Filoil finals ticket

Jun 29, 2018 - 6:46 PM

Big man Isaac Go sparks a late run to power the Blue Eagles in the low-scoring semifinal slugfest

FINALS BOUND. Thirdy Ravena leads Ateneo to the title round of the preseason basketball tournament. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles overcome FEU's twice-to-beat advantage to nail Finals berth

Apr 25, 2018 - 4:13 PM

(3RD UPDATE) The reigning champions will clash with NU in the UAAP Men's Volleyball Finals for the 5th straight time

SOVEREIGNTY. The Ateneo Blue Eagles' championship experience outclasses the FEU Tamaraws. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Marck Espejo shows he isn't done yet in the UAAP

Apr 22, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'I just want my last year to be memorable,' says the graduating 4-time MVP after his record 55-point explosion

OFFERING. Marck Espejo's 55 points is just a number for him because what matters to him is being able to deliver his role in the team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles keep Finals hope alive with win over FEU

Apr 21, 2018 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) This is the Ateneo Blue Eagles' first win over the Far Eastern University Tamaraws, who swept them in the eliminations

RECORD-BREAKING. Marck Espejo explodes to make sure that this is not his last UAAP match. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU Tamaraws repulse Letran in SMART City Hoops Summer Classic

Apr 14, 2018 - 11:22 PM

Hubert Cani scores a game-high 15 points, highlighted by a personal 9-0 run down the stretch to help the Far Eastern University Tamaraws nip the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights

Season host FEU Tamaraws win inaugural UAAP 3X3 tournament

Mar 04, 2018 - 7:52 PM

The NU Lady Bulldogs handily dominate the distaff side of the groundbreaking 'tatluhan' contest

UAAP 80 3x3 Finals and Awarding March 4 2018. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

From Davao to do-or-die, Ron Dennison makes his last days count for FEU

Nov 23, 2017 - 7:48 PM

Ron Dennison's last season with the FEU Tamaraws has set up a bright future for him

BRIGHT FUTURE. FEU may have fallen short this season, but their captain Ron Dennison moves on to a new chapter of his life. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo Blue Eagles and FEU Tamaraws play their hearts out in OT thriller

Nov 23, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Emotions ran high throughout the entire Mall of Asia Arena as the Ateneo Blue Eagles secure a finals berth and the FEU Tamaraws exit Season 80

Ateneo secures finals berth despite FEU's OT threat

Nov 22, 2017 - 6:55 PM

The Blue Eagles are the second finalists of UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament

FINALS. The Ateneo Blue Eagles make it to another finals appearance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former Eagles Racela, Tolentino and Cani come up big in FEU’s surprise drubbing of Ateneo

Nov 19, 2017 - 8:41 PM

The FEU Tamaraws give the Ateneo Blue Eagles their second straight loss of the season

STUNNER. The Former Blue Eagles come up big against the once undefeated Ateneo squad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU pulls off a shocking win over Ateneo, forces semis game 2

Nov 19, 2017 - 6:18 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles fail to bounce back from their loss to the Green Archers

SHOCKER. The Far Eastern University Tamaraws will now try to beat the Blue Eagles twice in the Season 80 semis. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 80 men's basketball Final 4

Nov 13, 2017 - 8:03 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles, De La Salle Green Archers, Adamson Soaring Falcons and Far Eastern University Tamaraws will face off in the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball Final 4

Tamaraws get last spot in Final 4 with win vs injury-plagued Falcons

Nov 11, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Far Eastern University joins Ateneo, La Salle, and Adamson in the final 4

The UAAP Season 80 Graduation Honor Roll

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Jayjay Alejandro of NU, Ron Dennison of FEU, and Rob Manalang of Adamson conclude their final UAAP season in exemplary fashion

TOP OF THE CLASS. Rob Manalang of Adamson, Jayjay Alejandro of NU, Ron Dennison of FEU

Resilient Bulldogs keep final 4 hopes burning, defeat hot shooting Tamaraws

Nov 08, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The Bulldogs stay within final 4 contention while the Tamaraws still need to fight for the 4th seed spot

RESILIENCY. The Bulldogs came from behind to stay within final 4 reach. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler