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CSB Blazers surge past JRU

Oct 16, 2018 - 7:47 PM

The CSB Blazers aim to end their season on a high note even though they are already out of the NCAA Season 94 Final Four

HIGH NOTE. Yankie Haruna leads the CSB Blazers to end their three-game losing streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Letran bench steps up for hold on No. 3 spot

Sep 25, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Jeremiah Taladua and Fran Yu chip into Letran's season-high bench output of 44 points

STEP UP. Jeremiah Taladua comes off the bench to leave an impact of a team-high 15 points. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

San Beda sweeps EAC, SSC eliminates JRU

Sep 20, 2018 - 6:37 PM

Robert Bolick drops 20 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists to power the Red Lions to their 12th victory

UNSTOPPABLE. The EAC Generals couldn't find ways to shackle San Beda star Robert Bolick. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum picks up win No. 12, Mapua snaps skid

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:20 PM

CJ Perez and Mike Nzeusseu take charge as the Pirates extend their winning streak to 12 games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

HUSTLE. Lyceum's Ralph Tansingco (left) and Jaycee Marcelino harass EAC's Jeric Diego. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Unbeaten Lyceum fights off late JRU scare

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:35 PM

CJ Perez tows the Lyceum Pirates to their 11th straight victory in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

WORKHORSE. Lyceum star CJ Perez proves too much again for the JRU Bombers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pirates escape Knights before Lions showdown

Aug 17, 2018 - 11:09 PM

Lyceum stays unbeaten heading into the rematch of last year's NCAA finals versus San Beda

CLOSE CONTEST. Lyceum's JV Marcelino and Letran's Bong Quinto battle for possession during their teams' tight NCAA duel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perpetual downs win-starved JRU in thriller

Aug 14, 2018 - 7:10 PM

CSB Blazers avoid dropping to the lower rungs with a much-needed win

HOT HAND. Hotshot guard Edgar Charcos leads the Altas anew with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda drops rival Letran in OT thriller

Aug 10, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The defending champion Red Lions get the better of fierce rival Knights in their first NCAA showdown this season

UNSTOPPABLE. San Beda's Robert Bolick wriggles past the defense of Letran's Bonbon Batiller. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

CSB leaves JRU winless; Mapua resists late Arellano run

Jul 31, 2018 - 5:33 PM

CSB, Mapua, and Arellano post 2-2 win-loss records, while JRU remains winless in 5 outings in the NCAA senior basketball

TRIPLE ATTACK. Edward Dixon of College of St. Benilde Blazers defends by his lonesome a three-man assault by the  Jose Rizal University  Heavy Bombers in NCAA senior basketball action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: Lyceum stretches perfect run to 5

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:44 PM

The Lyceum Pirates stay solo on top as the Arellano Chiefs and Letran Knights climb to a share of 3rd pkace

VICTORIOUS. Just a few days after their face-off, Lyceum and Arellano pull off separate victories. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum bombs JRU by 32 points

Jul 20, 2018 - 4:24 PM

The unbeaten Pirates cruise to a 3rd straight victory to stay solo on top in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

DOMINANT. CJ Perez and the Lyceum Pirates overwhelm the JRU Heavy Bombers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Retooled Mapua denies JRU home win

Jul 12, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Cardinals kick off their campaign with a convincing triumph over the Bombers

TOPSCORER. Laurenz Victoria leads Mapua's balanced charge against JRU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Zark’s-LPU sends hungry JRU to 8th straight loss in PBA D-League

Mar 22, 2018 - 6:07 PM

The Jawbreakers use a strong finishing kick to beat Heavy Bombers

CJ Perez of Zark's LPU mocks the defense ​​ Photo by PBA Images

EAC drubs JRU for 1st win; Marinero rolls over AMA in D-League

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Marinerong Pilipino improves to 4-2 while EAC pockets its first win in 5 outings

ON BOTH ENDS. Gab Banal turns in a double-double to help the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers bag their 4th win. Photo by PBA Images


AMA denies EAC comeback for 1st win; Gamboa-St Clare bombs JRU

Feb 12, 2018 - 7:18 PM

AMA Online Education finally barges into the win column in the PBA D-League

TREY. Robbie Manalang of AMA Online Education Titans takes a 3-point shot from the wings during their PBA D-League match against Batangas - EAC Generals at JCSGO Gym, Cubao Quezon City on Monday, February 12, 2018. Photo from PBA Images

Dela Virgen drops late 3-point bomb to lift JRU over Go For Gold-CSB

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:22 PM

JRU secures back-to-back wins in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup

SWEET SHOOTING. Mark Dela Virgen drains back-to-back threes to extend the lead to 7 in the 4th quarter. Photo by PBA Images

San Sebastian drops JRU in NCAA playoffs, moves on to face San Beda

Oct 27, 2017 - 6:40 PM

JRU will face defending champions San Beda in another knockout match

JRU crushes EAC by 29 points, Eze powers Altas against AU

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The Heavy Bombers make it even with a 3 3 record while the Altas improve to a 3 4 card

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Generals choke Blazers, Teodoro powers Bombers against Altas

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Hamadou Laminou ends with a double double of with 21 points 13 rebounds to give the General their first win

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Estrella's clutch trey saves Mapua against Letran

Jul 11, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Andoy Estrella is too much for the Knights to handle as he scored a total of 12 points in the 4th period

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red Lions complete undefeated run, claim Filoil trophy

Jun 25, 2017 - 6:35 PM

San Beda finishes the preseason cup with a flawless 11 0 card behind Robert Bolick s heroics

San Beda clinches perfect 10-0, books finals against DLSU

Jun 23, 2017 - 7:49 PM

The San Beda Red Lions and the De La Salle Green Archers will meet in the Filoil Preseason Cup finals

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Filoil: FEU cruises past Mapua, San Beda defeats La Salle

May 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Robert Bollick scores 27 as San Beda defeats the defending UAAP champions

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Four schools battle for spot in NCAA Finals

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:13 AM

The NCAA Final Four kicks off with Letran facing Mapua and San Beda facing Jose Rizal University

KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR. From left: McJour Luib, Kevin Racal and Reynaldo Publico Jr of Letran in action against San Beda during a match in July. Letran and San Beda will face separate schools with twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four round. File photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Mapua beats JRU, secures No. 3 seed in NCAA Final Four

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:44 PM

CJ Isit scored 27 points as Mapua books a semifinals meeting with Letran JRU will face top seed San Beda in their Final Four showdown

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. Mapua's Allwell Oraeme scored 11 and grabbed 24 rebounds in the win. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU to face Mapua for NCAA Final Four’s number 3 spot

Oct 15, 2015 - 4:38 PM

The winner will face Letran while the loser faces San Beda

BATTLE FOR THIRD SPOT. Bernabe Teodoro and the JRU Bombers look to position themselves better in the NCAA Final Four picture. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU slays San Sebastian to clinch Final Four berth

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:37 PM

Jose Rizal University secured a spot in the NCAA Final Four with a dominant win over San Sebastian College Recoletos

The JRU Bombers have clinched a spot in the NCAA's cluttered Final Four picture. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU keeps Final Four bid alive with heroics from Pontejos

Sep 25, 2015 - 6:56 PM

Jose Rizal University overcame a double digit halftime deficit to defeat University of Perpetual Help

BOMB SQUAD. Fourth-year skipper Paolo Pontejos scored 16 of his 19 points in the third quarter as JRU completes a comeback victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU upsets Letran, keeps NCAA Final Four hopes alive

Sep 18, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Jose Rizal University stayed in the hunt for an NCAA Season 91 Final Four berth by pulling off an upset over Letran

Bernabe Teodoro of JRU makes his move against Letran. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: JRU fends off Saint Benilde’s scare to claim victory

Sep 15, 2015 - 5:44 PM

Jose Rizal University kept its Final Four bid alive by beating College of Saint Benilde Blazers

Bernabe "Teytey" Teodoro of JRU makes his move to the basket. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

San Beda defeats JRU, claims solo NCAA lead

Sep 03, 2015 - 8:20 PM

San Beda College secured the top spot in the team standings of the NCAA Season 91 men’s senior basketball tourney by thumping Jose Rizal University

THIS LION ROARS. PBA-bound Art Dela Cruz  scores 26 points in a win over JRU. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

NCAA: JRU outlasts Arellano in controversial double OT ending

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Arellano lodges a protest after a long two point shot is ruled a three pointer for JRU

BIG SHOT. Bernabe Teodoro, seen during a game against Mapua, hit the jump shot that is at the center of controversy. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU bombs EAC to get back on winning track

Jul 17, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Jose Rizal University bounced back from its disappointing defeat to San Sebastian by demolishing Emilio Aguinaldo College

Gio Lasquety of JRU drives to the rim. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Sebastian edges JRU in overtime

Jul 14, 2015 - 8:01 PM

San Sebastian entered the win column for the first time this season by outlasting JRU in overtime

Letran rips JRU to remain unbeaten

Jul 03, 2015 - 8:07 PM

Newly minted Letran head coach Aldin Ayo s relentless full court pressure was an unsolvable riddle for the Heavy Bombers

Kevin Alas and Letran continued their unbeaten ways. Photo by Mark Cristino

NCAA Season 91 basketball schedule

Jun 24, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Full schedule of the NCAA season 91 basketball tournament

San Beda, DLSU book FilOil semis tickets after close wins

Jun 10, 2015 - 8:35 PM

The San Beda Red Lions and De La Salle University Green Archers are advancing to the next round of the FilOil Flying V Premier Cup preseason tournament after pulling out close wins

PERKED UP. Jason Perkins of La Salle delivered big to help push his team into the FilOil semis. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Double golds for Philippines as Cray, Richardson top 100-m runs

Jun 09, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Eric Cray and Kayla Richardson added two gold medals to the Philippines SEA Games tallies to push the Pinoys past Myanmar for sixth place overall

SPEEDSTER. Eric Cray is the fastest man in Southeast Asia. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

FilOil claims no negligence in death of JRU baller Servillon

May 27, 2015 - 6:48 PM

FilOil representatives deny claims that medical care was delayed to deceased 17 year old player CJ Servillon saying he was at the hospital within 10 minutes

Photo from left to right: Mandy Ochoa, FilOil Vice President; Joey Guillermo, Tournament Director; Virgil Villavicencio, League Consultant; Ato Badolato, FilOil Commissioner. Photo by Jane Bracher

Fallen JRU player did not receive quick medical aid after collapse - teammate

May 26, 2015 - 7:21 PM

“There was no medic he was taking so long That was why our coach was really mad ” one of CJ Servillon s teammates says

JRU player dies after collapsing in FilOil game

May 25, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Jose Rizal University juniors basketball player CJ Servillon was pronounced dead on Sunday two days after collapsing during a FilOil game against De La Salle Zobel

CJ Servillon, a 17-year-old player for Jose Rizal University, died Sunday after collapsing during a game. Photo from Facebook

JRU track star Diones lands historic triple jump gold

Feb 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Jose Rizal University track star Harry Diones won his third gold of the NCAA track and field championship earning him consideration for the SEA Games

BELIEVE I CAN FLY. Camarines Norte native Harry Diones cleared 15.92 meters on his final attempt to win the triple jump gold. Photo from Diones' Facebook

Pinto's buzzer beater snaps CSB's winning streak

Aug 09, 2014 - 12:14 AM

The Arellano Chiefs relied on late heroics to defeat College of St Benilde while the Jose Rizal University Bombers squeaked by the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals

CHIEF ROCKA. Arellano's John Pinto is mobbed by teammates after tipping in the game winner. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

Letran coach Garcia calls for ref Borbe's NCAA ban

Jul 15, 2014 - 5:17 PM

After NCAA Commissioner Bai Cristobal handed out the punishments for the Letran JRU post game incidents Knights coach Caloy Garcia says his team will appeal the suspension on Mark Cruz and ask for referee Ian Borbe to be banned

HOT-HEADED HOOPS. Mark Cruz (L) of Letran was allegedly challenged to a fist fight by referee Ian Borbe. Photo by Josh Albelda

NCAA Season 90 kicks off on June 28

Jun 16, 2014 - 4:58 PM

Host Jose Rizal University promises a grand opening with visuals never seen before in the history of the NCAA

NCAA 90. Head coaches of the NCAA senior men's basketball team gather at the press conference for the tournament's 90th season. Photo by Naveen Ganglani/Rappler

Southwestern University beats Jose Rizal University to earn FilOil semis berth

Jun 02, 2014 - 5:24 PM

The Southwestern University Cobras used a dominant third quarter to take care of the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers 65 57 and book a ticket to the 2014 FilOil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup preseason tournament semifinals

21 teams gather for biggest Filoil preseason basketball tournament yet

Mar 14, 2014 - 12:34 PM

Hoop teams will gather for the Filoil Flying V Hanes Preseason Premier Cup which starts on April 23

Meet the drummers for Gilas Pilipinas

Aug 09, 2013 - 8:17 PM

Meet the drummers who cheer their hearts out for Gilas Pilipinas

ONE BEAT AT A TIME. Gilas drummers cheer hard for the Philippines. Photo by Rappler/Danielle Nakpil.

Music in Me: Hear children play

Mar 04, 2013 - 5:23 PM

A children s ensemble plays for the elderly other children and to help build their new school

YOUNG TALENT, BEAUTIFUL MUSIC. The Kolisko Waldorf School Ensemble during rehearsal for the March 10 recital-concert. Photo by Louise Far