NCAA Season 94
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Prince Eze buzzer-beater tip snaps Lyceum’s 30-game win streak

Sep 21, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Perpetual's Prince Eze highlights his double-double with a game-winner as the Altas stun the Lyceum Pirates

DOMINANT. The Lyceum Pirates couldn't contain Perpetual Help's Prince Eze. Photo by Josh Albelda/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

Jerry Codiñera resigns as Arellano Chiefs head coach

Sep 20, 2018 - 1:06 PM

Under the PBA great, the Chiefs entered the championship round of the NCAA twice

BREAKUP. Jerry Codinera and the Arellano University Chiefs part ways. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UAAP, NCAA cancel games due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 14, 2018 - 11:58 AM

All affected UAAP and NCAA games will be moved to a later date

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

'Pissed' Boyet Fernandez blasts trigger-happy bench in near-loss to Letran

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:25 PM

For an elite coach like Fernandez, a near-collapse of this magnitude was simply unacceptable

PISSED. Boyet Fernandez is not happy with how the San Beda bench blew a 22-point lead in the 4th quarter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Stags escape from Blazers in thrilling photo finish

Sep 11, 2018 - 6:34 PM

Justin Gutang of CSB races to make a buzzer-beating layup in the dying seconds of the game but his effort falls short

PHOTO FINISH. Michael Calisaan sinks a crucial free throw that solidified the win for the Stags. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda denies late Letran surge, sweeps Knights in rematch

Sep 11, 2018 - 4:05 PM

The Letran Knights spearhead a massive 19-0 run to almost overcome Beda's 22-point lead in the 4th

KEY PLAYER. The San Beda Red Lions slip past Letran's comeback even without star Robert Bolick. 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

Letran dedicates win to ailing birthday boy Jerrick Balanza

Sep 06, 2018 - 10:33 PM

The Knights hope to continue the on-court battle even as Jerrick Balanza fights to recover from a brain tumor

CHEERLEADER. Despite his illness, Jerrick Balanza continues to cheer for the Letran Knights. Photo from Balanza’s Twitter account (@Iamjerrick07)

Letran scores emotional win over Arellano

Sep 06, 2018 - 8:11 PM

The Knights triumph despite playing with heavy hearts as teammate Jerrick Balanza recently got diagnosed with a brain tumor

TOP KNIGHT. Letran ace Bong Quinto drives past a phalanx of Arellano defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Brain tumor sidelines Letran player Jerrick Balanza

Sep 05, 2018 - 7:06 PM

The Letran starter, who needs to undergo an operation to remove the tumor, will be out for the rest of the season

SAD NEWS. Jerrick Balanza hopes to be back from a brain surgery by November. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Marcelino twins' All-Star dunk featured on 'Bleacher Report'

Sep 04, 2018 - 6:59 PM

When a game actually demands for some fun, leave it to Lyceum All-Stars Jaycee and Jayvee Marcelino to crank the antics up a notch

VIRAL. Jayvee Marcelino (left) and twin brother Jaycee go viral with their unusual dunk. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Lyceum, San Beda flex muscles to start NCAA 2nd round

Sep 04, 2018 - 6:24 PM

The LPU Pirates and the San Beda Red Lions open the second round by routing their competitors

STAT-STUFFER. CJ Perez paces the Pirates with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals and 2 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


San Beda routs JRU by 37, Arellano downs Perpetual

Aug 28, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Red Lions and the Chiefs close out the first round of the NCAA men's basketball round with contrasting wins

STREAKING. San Beda's Jomari Presbitero and the Red Lions pick up their eighth triumph. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red-hot Robert Bolick erupts for career-high 50 points

Aug 24, 2018 - 7:25 PM

The King Lion's scoring feat comes just days after San Beda absorbed its first loss in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

WINNER. San Beda's Robert Bolick says he draws a lot of inspiration from NBA legends. Photo by Josh Albelda

Lyceum downs San Beda in NCAA Finals rematch

Aug 21, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The Pirates exact revenge on the Red Lions to complete a first-round sweep of the NCAA men's basketball tournament

STELLAR. Lyceum's CJ Perez delivers another MVP-worthy performance. 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

NCAA forfeits San Sebastian’s wins

Aug 16, 2018 - 7:54 PM

The league reverses the Stags' two wins and suspends RK Ilagan for playing in a 'ligang labas'

REVERSED. Jose Rizal University benefits with a win as the NCAA reverses the results of this game where San Sebastian's RK Ilagan played. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda late rally downs Baste, Perpetual nabs solo 3rd

Aug 16, 2018 - 6:49 PM

(UPDATED) The Red Lions come through the final stretch to prove once again why they're the defending NCAA champions

ONE-SIDED DUEL. San Beda's Jayvee Mocon tries to get San Sebastian's Alvin Capobres out of his way in the match handily won by the Red Lions. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Clutch rookie Jielo Razon earns Frankie Lim's approval

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The sweet-shooting rookie dashes JRU's hopes for a maiden win after 6 straight losses

RISING STAR. Jielo Razon comes off the bench to finishe with 18 points, 6 boards and 5 assists. Photo by Joaquin Flores/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

'Immature' CSB needs consistency, says Coach Tang

Aug 14, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Tyrone Tang gives constructive criticism to the Blazers who are on a 3-4 record

CONSISTENT. Returning Blazer Yankie Haruna has been a force off the bench, averaging a team-high 13.2 points in 6 games. But Coach Tang wants more. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Bolick catches 'Scottie Rebound' fever, Finals MVP Thompson responds

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:18 PM

The Red Lion emulates the Gin Kings guard with a near-triple-double performance

DO-IT-ALL. San Beda's Robert Bolick (left) tried to do his best Scottie Thompson impression. Bolick photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler and Thompson photo from PBA Images


Napa wants Letran to scale NCAA's San Bedan 'Everest'

Aug 13, 2018 - 7:32 PM

'Letran, andito na. Humanda na kayo,' Napa warns the rest of the NCAA

TO THE LIMIT. The Letran Knights fell short of securing solo second spot after losing to the San Beda Red Lions. 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

Prince Eze tip-in seals Perpetual thriller

Aug 09, 2018 - 7:03 PM

Perpetual Help rallies from 19 points down to stun San Sebastian in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

CONSISTENT. Edgar Charcos continues to impress as the new Altas recruit tallies 18 points. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LPU notches 25th straight NCAA elims win

Aug 07, 2018 - 5:36 PM

The Pirates turn back CSB, the last team they lost against in the elimination round two years ago

UNSTOPPABLE. Cjay Perez records a massive double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds while making 5 steals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Sebastian suspends RK Ilagan for rest of NCAA 1st round

Aug 07, 2018 - 3:39 PM

The Stags risk having their two wins forfeited in the 5 games that Ilagan saw action

SUSPENDED. Spitfire guard RK Ilagan will miss time after playing in a "ligang labas." Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


EAC tryout walk-in stars in OT stunner

Aug 03, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Unheralded JP Maguliano erupts for 30 points and 17 rebounds in an EAC Generals victory that convinced their coach to stay

BREAKOUT GAME. JP Maguliano averaged a measly 2.3 points before his NCAA breakthrough performance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

CJ Perez flashes MVP form in Pirates romp

Aug 03, 2018 - 7:42 PM

The Lyceum star delivers another all-around game to power Lyceum to a 6th straight NCAA triumph

UNSTOPPABLE. CJ Perez and the Lyceum Pirates cruise past the Perpetual Help Altas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red Lions maul Cardinals to stay unbeaten

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:43 PM

Defending champion San Beda sustains its hot start for a 4-0 card in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

RED-HOT LIONS. Robert Bolick and the San Beda Red Lions step on the gas in the second half to rout the Mapua Cardinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Letran completes comeback over CSB for solo 3rd

Aug 02, 2018 - 7:43 PM

The Knights pick up their 3rd win in 4 outings in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

Letran clamps down on the defensive end to stop St. Benilde. 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

Perpetual holds off EAC scoring outburst

Jul 26, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The Altas score a road win over the Generals to climb to 3rd behind Lyceum and San Beda

TEAM LEADER. Edgar Charcos fires 22 points to lead the Perpetual Help Altas anew. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda weathers long layoff with comeback win over CSB

Jul 24, 2018 - 6:11 PM

The NCAA defending champion returns to the court after 17 days

ON FIRE. Robert Bolick scored 8 straight points in San Beda's massive 17-0 run in the 4th quarter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Benilde, Letran pick up maiden wins

Jul 20, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The Blazers clamp down late on Mapua as the Knights turn back San Sebastian in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

VETERAN LEADER. Bong Quinto powers Letran past feisty San Sebastian. 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

La Salle Green Hills’ Joel Cagulangan opens NBTC NCAA rankings in top spot

Jul 17, 2018 - 2:16 PM

The NCAA juniors defending champion erupted for 20 points in one game to lead the team

VETERN PRESENCE. Joel Cagulangan proves that he is among the top seniors in the NCAA Season 94 juniors basketball tournament. Photo from press release

Lyceum coach Topex: Mistakes are OK

Jul 14, 2018 - 5:27 PM

Coach Topex Robinson says maintaining a relaxed team atmosphere amid a furious Generals comeback pulled the Pirates through

POSITIVE. Despite a near collapse, the Lyceum Pirates try to keep the fun on the floor. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Teammates turn rivals Charcos, Batiller take the NC floor

Jul 14, 2018 - 2:56 PM

Former UE players Edgar Charcos and Bonbon Batiller find themselves on opposing sides this time

STILL FRIENDS. There may be on-court banter but Perpetual's Edgar Charcos (left) and Letran's Bonbon Batiller like the challenge of going up against each other. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perpetual trips Letran in NCAA thriller

Jul 13, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The Altas slip past the Knights to bounce back from a narrow loss to defending champion San Beda

TOP PERFORMER. Perpetual standout Edgar Charcos splits the defense of the Letran Knights. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Stags spoil fancied Blazers' opening salvo

Jul 13, 2018 - 5:07 PM

San Sebastian picks up its first victory over surprise preseason performer St. Benilde

OPENING WIN. Mike Calisaan and the San Sebastian Stags leave St. Benilde in the dust at the start of their NCAA campaigns. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pirates hold off Generals' fightback for solo NCAA lead

Jul 13, 2018 - 2:45 PM

JC Marcelino fires 24 points to power the Pirates to their second straight triumph

HOT START. CJ Perez helps the Lyceum Pirates gain footing early. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA legend Atoy Co proud of Mapua's team-first mentality

Jul 12, 2018 - 8:50 PM

As the Cardinals try to turn their fortunes around, Co hopes to draw contributions from everyone in the team

TEAM EFFORT. Mapua coach Atoy Co admits the Cardinals don't have a go-to guy. 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

New Perpetual coach Frankie Lim gives former team San Beda a fright

Jul 07, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The ex-San Beda mentor feels happy as the Altas nearly pull off an upset over defending champs Red Lions

THREAT. Perpetual coach Frankie Lim says his Altas gave his former team San Beda quite a scare. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA opener: Pirates survive Stags scare

Jul 07, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Mike Nzeusseu and CJ Perez unleash big games to power Lyceum past a hard-fighting San Sebastian

OUTSTANDING. Lyceum big man Mike Nzeusseu drops a huge 20-20 double-double. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda escapes gritty Perpetual in NCAA thriller

Jul 07, 2018 - 4:24 PM

The reigning champion Red Lions spoil the Perpetual debut of former San Beda coach Frankie Lim in the league opener

TOUGH DEFENSE. San Beda's Donald Tankoua (left) and Robert Bolick make sure Perpetual's Prince Eze won't get to the basket that easy. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler