NCAA Season 95 - updates

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Bulanadi erupts for career-high 44 in Stags’ Final Four qualifier

Oct 18, 2019 - 7:23 PM

San Sebastian star Allyn Bulanadi finds the perfect time to deliver a career-high performance as the Stags book the last semifinal ticket

SIZZLING. Stags star Allyn Bulanadi underscores his status as this season’s best scorer. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: San Beda completes elims sweep for outright title berth

Oct 17, 2019 - 7:00 PM

San Beda drubs Lyceum to complete a perfect 18-0 elimination run and book its 14th straight finals berth

POWERHOUSE. Calvin Oftana and the Red Lions steamroll the rest of the field. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Oftana named Player of the Week as San Beda nears NCAA sweep

Oct 14, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Calvin Oftana wins his second NCAA Player of the Week award, the only player to achieve such a feat in Season 95

FRONTRUNNER. Calvin Oftana continues to make a strong case for the MVP plum. File photo by Josh Albelda


Lyceum locks No. 2 in bounce-back win over JRU

Oct 11, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Coming from a tough loss, Lyceum rebounds to secure a Final Four berth

NCAA95 LPU vs JRU July 26. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda on brink of elims sweep; Mapua secures much-needed win

Oct 10, 2019 - 10:24 PM

Defending champion San Beda picks up its 17th straight win while Mapua keeps its Final Four bid alive

SIZZLING. Calvin Oftana erupts for a career-high 29 points to power the Red Lions. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Sebastian erases 19-point deficit, ends Lyceum's streak

Oct 08, 2019 - 8:57 PM

Down 19, Allyn Bulanadi scores 28 points to lead San Sebastian's comeback over Lyceum

KEY PLAYER. Allyn Bulanadi tallies 28 points to lead San Sebastian in its stunning win over Lyceum. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda puts lock on No. 1 spot; Lyceum clinches Final Four berth

Oct 04, 2019 - 11:58 PM

Defending champion San Beda keeps its bid for an outright title berth alive as Lyceum also advances to the semifinals

NCAA95 SBU vs MU Sept 6. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Sebastian, Letran back to winning ways

Oct 03, 2019 - 7:35 PM

Alvin Capobres makes sure San Sebastian gets to keep the 4th spot as Letran nabs its 10th triumph

BALANCED EFFORT. Rommel Calahat and RK Ilagan  help secure the Stags' bounce-back win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda 3rd quarter rally buries rival Letran, Lyceum cools down Mapua

Oct 01, 2019 - 8:49 PM

NCAA defending champion San Beda remains undefeated with 15 straight wins

MVP CANDIDATE. Calvin Oftana leads San Beda with 20 points over Letran. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum's Jaycee Marcelino named NCAA Player of the Week

Sep 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Despite being stricken with flu and being unable to join practices, Jaycee Marcelino powers Lyceum to a big victory over Letran

TWO-WAY FORCE. Jaycee Marcelino proves his worth anew for Lyceum. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler


Lyceum takes down Letran; EAC stuns San Sebastian

Sep 27, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Propped up by Jaycee Marcelino and Reymar Caduyac, Lyceum outlasts a relentless Letran side to keep hold of the No. 2 spot

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Mapua nets winning record, Lions sweep Altas

Sep 26, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Defending champion San Beda just keeps rolling as Mapua sustains its surprise playoff push

TIGHT. Mapua pulls off a key win over JRU to sustain its surprise playoff push. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda stays unblemished as Letran, Mapua extend win streak

Sep 24, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Defending champion San Beda cruises to its 13th straight win of NCAA Season 95 basketball

FIREPOWER. James Canlas flashes a perfect 5-of-5 shooting in the 1st half and finishes with 20 points, 4 boards and 5 dimes. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arellano's Kent Salado slashes way to NCAA Player of the Week plum

Sep 23, 2019 - 6:12 PM

Kent Salado continues to make up for lost time for the Arellano Chiefs in Season 95

WINNING TRACK. Graduating Kent Salado delivers a win for the Arellano Chiefs. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Letran ends San Sebastian streak; Lyceum, Mapua nab victories

Sep 20, 2019 - 8:09 PM

The Knights bounce back to halt the Stags’ five-game winning run as the Pirates and Cardinals trip separate foes

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

San Beda drubs JRU for 12th straight win; Arellano trips Perpetual

Sep 19, 2019 - 8:19 PM

James Canlas and San Beda stay undefeated while Kent Salado lifts Arellano past Perpetual

TOP GUN. James Canlas continues to lead the Red Lions' perfect run. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lugo leads Mapua’s 2OT stunner over Letran; Lions sweep Chiefs

Sep 13, 2019 - 9:24 PM

Veteran guard Noah Lugo delivers a career-high performance as the Mapua Cardinals boost their playoff chances

TEAM EFFORT. The Cardinals prove steadier down the stretch against the Knights. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Bulanadi drops career-best 32 in Stags win, LPU sweeps Perpetual

Sep 12, 2019 - 7:24 PM

Cementing his status as the NCAA's top scorer, Allyn Bulanadi delivers a career-high performance to power the Stags past the Blazers

HOTSHOT. Allyn Bulanadi   Bulanadi. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda overwhelms EAC as Lyceum, Letran cop 7th wins

Sep 10, 2019 - 8:43 PM

San Beda secures its 10th straight victory, while Lyceum and Letran start their 2nd round campaign on a high note

KEY COG. Evan Nelle directs San Beda's offense with a double-double of 13 points and 11 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

B-day boy Balanza leads Letran win; San Beda sweeps 1st round

Sep 06, 2019 - 7:24 PM

Letran captain Jerrick Balanza celebrates his birthday with a key triumph as San Beda completes a 9-0 sweep

BIRTHDAY BLOWOUT. Jerrick Balanza powers the Knights to a 24-point whipping of the Blazers on his 23rd birthday. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blazers subdue Bombers, snap 2-game skid

Aug 30, 2019 - 7:33 PM

St Benilde gets back on the winning track against pesky JRU as San Sebastian extends it own win streak

BACK ON TRACK. Ray Carlos and the St Benilde Blazers rediscover their winning ways against the JRU Bombers. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Perpetual reconnects ties with Frankie Lim after one-game leave

Aug 21, 2019 - 2:42 PM

The Altas look to 'move on' from a roller-coaster week as Frankie Lim returns as head coach

BACK ON BOARD. Frankie Lim hopes to turn around the Altas’ campaign. Photo by Michael Gatapandan/Rappler

San Beda drubs LPU in finals rematch, Stags deny Knights in OT

Aug 20, 2019 - 8:08 PM

The San Beda Red Lions continue to have the upper hand over rivals Lyceum Pirates

EFFICIENT. Calvin Oftana (#7) soars above the rest in San Beda's blowout over LPU with a career-high 20 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perpetual cuts ties with Frankie Lim after 46-point loss

Aug 20, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Perpetual Help athletic director Sammy Acaylar says men's basketball head coach Frankie Lim is no longer connected with the school

CUTTING TIES. Frankie Lim leaves the Perpetual Help Altas after receiving a 46-point beatdown from San Beda in the NCAA Season 95. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda pounds Perpetual by 46; Lyceum deals Benilde its first loss

Aug 16, 2019 - 7:16 PM

The Red Lions stretch their perfect NCAA run to 6 games as the Pirates stay within striking distance at 6-1

SPOILER. Jayvee Marcelino and the Pirates halt the Blazers' hot start. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blazers keep historic streak alive, Mapua continues resurgence

Aug 13, 2019 - 6:51 PM

The Blazers remain perfect with 5 straight wins in the NCAA Season 95 basketball tournament

RETURN. High-flying forward Justin Gutang (#18) returns from his injuries with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the CSB Blazers fifth straight win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda tops Letran to stay perfect

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Defending champion San Beda stretches its unbeaten run to 5 as Mapua also scores a breakthrough victory

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA postpones August 9, 2019 games

Aug 09, 2019 - 8:47 AM

Due to inclement weather, the NCAA reschedules the men's basketball games for the third time this week

SPOTLESS. James Pasturan and the unbeaten St Benilde Blazers hope to sustain their momentum even after a week-long break. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pirates' Nzeusseu deals Altas last-gasp heartbreak

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:02 PM

Cameroonian Mike Nzeusseu sinks the game-winner with less than a second left as Lyceum escapes Perpetual Help

CLUTCH. The Pirates waste a double-digit lead but find a hero in Mike Nzeusseu. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA donates P100,000 to Batanes earthquake victims

Aug 06, 2019 - 8:10 PM

'This time, as one family, the NCAA is extending its assistance to help Batanes,' says NCAA Management Committee chairman Peter Cayco

AFTERMATH. Residents demolish their houses destroyed by a series of earthquakes in Itbayat Island, Batanes on July 29, 2019. File photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

NCAA suspends Baste coach Macaraya for unsportsmanlike behavior

Aug 06, 2019 - 6:16 PM

While the NCAA does not mention the nature of the unsportsmanlike conduct, earlier reports point to a video of Egay Macaraya instructing one of his players to slap the recovering hand of Pirates center Mike Nzeusseu

SUSPENDED. Egay Macaraya is set for a one-game suspension. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Edgar Charcos' heroics lead to NCAA Player of the Week citation

Aug 06, 2019 - 4:08 PM

Edgar Charcos' game-winner over Arellano snaps Perpetual's three-game losing skid

KEY PLAYER. Edgar Charcos scores the game-winner against Arellano University on Tuesday, July 30, at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

NCAA postpones August 6, 2019 games

Aug 06, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The league reschedules the men’s basketball triple-header headlined by Letran and St Benilde clash

RESCHEDULED. St. Benilde's Justin Gutang makes his way past his defenders.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA postpones August 2, 2019 games

Aug 02, 2019 - 10:16 AM

The league reschedules the men’s basketball triple-header headlined by the San Beda-St Benilde clash due to bad weather

DERAILED. James Canlas and the San Beda Red Lions won’t get a shot just yet against surprise co-leader St Benilde. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU wins game of runs at home against gutsy EAC

Aug 01, 2019 - 7:07 PM

The Heavy Bombers manage to flip the script just in time to get back on the win column

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: CSB wins 4th straight, Letran and Perpetual escape

Jul 30, 2019 - 7:51 PM

The CSB Blazers continue to make history with a perfect 4-0 start

PERFECT. CSB Blazers’ Unique Naboa closes the score gap in the last quarter to retain their winning streak. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

San Beda rallies late to down Baste; Chiefs score breakthrough

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:22 PM

Defending three-peat champion San Beda continues to lead the NCAA pack with a spotless 4-0 slate

CRUISING. James Canlas and the Red Lions blow past the Stags to keep the solo lead. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: Pirates ride comeback wave to drown Stags, JRU, Letran keep rolling

Jul 23, 2019 - 7:05 PM

The Lyceum Pirates close out the game with a 4th quarter surge over the San Sebastian Stags

SCORING LEADER. Jayvee Marcelino leads Letran's balanced scoring effort with 12 points. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

Knights down Altas in OT; Miranda clutch in JRU breakthrough

Jul 19, 2019 - 8:37 PM

Bonbon Batiller sustains his hot streak as Letran escapes Perpetual in an overtime thriller

Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

San Beda routs EAC for 3rd straight win

Jul 18, 2019 - 7:42 PM

The defending champions sustain their hot start behind James Canlas and Evan Nelle

SBU (15) James Canlas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Balanza comes full circle from brain surgery with NCAA career-high

Jul 13, 2019 - 2:14 PM

After initial fears that he won't get to play again, Letran standout Jerrick Balanza impressively didn't lose a step just months after surgery

CAPTAIN. Jerrick Balanza embraces an even bigger role for the Letran Knights. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

EAC scores massive upset over LPU, Balanza takes over for Letran

Jul 12, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Jethro Mendoza comes through the clutch as the EAC Generals pull off the biggest upset yet over the Lyceum Pirates early in the NCAA tournament

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Sebastian nails opening win as Perpetual, Benilde survive late rallies

Jul 09, 2019 - 8:57 PM

The San Sebastian Golden Stags prove why they are early season favorites in the NCAA Season 95 basketball tournament

FIRST WIN. RK Ilagan leads the Golden Stags with 25 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda clamps down on Arellano to start 4-peat bid

Jul 07, 2019 - 6:52 PM

Kicking off their title defense in style, the Red Lions make sure there are no surprises against the Chiefs

Donald Tankoua. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Marcelino magic dazzles in Lyceum's opening win over Letran

Jul 07, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Lyceum's standout twins Jaycee and Jayvee Marcelino commandeer the Pirates to a thrilling triumph versus the Knights

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda to 'fill shoes' left by Bolick, Mocon amid 4-peat bid

Jul 07, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Head coach Boyet Fernandez is tasked to develop a contender without trusty stars Robert Bolick and Javee Mocon

4-PEAT. The San Beda Red Lions aim for a 4-peat championship in the NCAA. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rebuilding San Beda still coaches' team to beat in NCAA Season 95

Jul 01, 2019 - 8:22 PM

The San Beda Red Lions are gunning for a fourth straight NCAA crown

TEAM TO BEAT. Evan Nelle and the San Beda Red Lions will have targets on their backs in their title-retention bid. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler