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WATCH: Young NU Lady Bulldogs stars thrust into major roles

Feb 12, 2020 - 7:35 PM

After just one season in UAAP women's volleyball, Ivy Lacsina and Jennifer Nierva step into bigger roles this year

STEPPING UP. Ivy Lacsina aims to step up to the challenge of leading the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Dominant NU Bullpups sweep elims, earn outright finals berth

Feb 05, 2020 - 7:49 PM

The NU Bullpups make another successful trip back to the UAAP juniors basketball finals

LEADER. Terrence Fortea lead the NU Bullpups to another UAAP juniors basketball finals appearance. Photo from release

Dave Ildefonso leaves NU to play for Ateneo

Jan 12, 2020 - 8:17 PM

(UPDATED) Amid the NU Bulldogs’ team shake-up, Dave Ildefonso returns to Ateneo where his career kickstarted as a high school champion

Dave Ildefonso, NU. UAAP Photo Release

Undefeated NU escapes feisty Ateneo in UAAP boys’ basketball

Jan 12, 2020 - 7:59 PM

Defending champion NU pulls off its closest win of the season after arresting Ateneo’s late surge

NU Lady Bulldogs march to 6th straight UAAP title

Nov 23, 2019 - 4:09 PM

NU sweeps UST in the best-of-three finals series to further extend its unprecedented winning streak to 96 games

UAAP QUEENS. The NU Lady Bulldogs stretch their dominance in the UAAP with another crown. Photo from UAAP


'No way but up' for NU Pep Squad after back-to-back romp

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Fans expect only the best from the NU Pep Squad, but coach Ghicka Bernabe admits there's 'no such thing as an easy journey' for her team

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler.com

All the UAAP cheerdance tweets and memes you shouldn't miss

Nov 17, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Social media users certainly did not disappoint with their reaction posts this year

NU restarts UAAP cheerdance dynasty with back-to-back crowns

Nov 17, 2019 - 6:39 PM

Flashing a Sarimanok-inspired routine, the NU Pep Squad pulls off death-defying moves to receive an arena-wide standing ovation

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: UAAP Cheerdance 2019 teasers and cheer tutorials

Nov 16, 2019 - 8:59 PM

Get ready to cheer loud and proud as we show our school spirit in the 2019 UAAP Cheerdance Competition

HIGHLIGHTS: 2019 UAAP Cheerdance Competition

Nov 16, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Out to restart a fallen dynasty, the NU Pep Squad hopes to wow the crowd anew in its bid for back-to-back cheerdance crowns

Jarin to take 'step back' from coaching after decade-worst season

Oct 30, 2019 - 3:33 PM

'I take all the blame,' says NU coach Jamike Jarin after another rough season with the Bulldogs

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE pushes NU to 10-year worst record

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:52 PM

Rey Suerte and the UE Red Warriors close out their campaign on a winning note

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo cruises past NU, moves on cusp of outright finals spot

Oct 26, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Flashing full control, the Ateneo Blue Eagles rip the NU Bulldogs to move within a win of an eliminations sweep and an automatic UAAP title berth

ONE-SIDED. Matthew Daves and the Blue Eagles prove too strong for Shaun Ildefonso and the Bulldogs. Photo release

UP escapes NU, clinches Final Four playoff

Oct 23, 2019 - 12:39 PM

In another cardiac finish, the UP Maroons slip past the NU Bulldogs to inch closer to a return trip to the Final Four

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Abando, Cansino show off as UST eliminates NU from contention

Oct 19, 2019 - 4:12 PM

Despite a drama-filled week at the Growling Tigers' camp, UST secures its seventh win of UAAP Season 82

COMEBACK. Rhenz Abando returns from a one-game absence to power UST to another victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Adamson snaps 4-game skid as NU melts down

Oct 12, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Banking on a huge fourth-quarter run, the Adamson Falcons drub the NU Bulldogs to get back on the winning column

BOUNCE-BACK. Simon Camacho and the Falcons arrest an alarming slide. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso shaping game after 'ninongs' Racela, Seigle

Oct 12, 2019 - 12:33 PM

As if having a hoops legend for a father wasn’t good enough, NU star Dave Ildefonso also gets to model his game after his elite ‘ninongs’

MATURE. Dave Ildefonso plays like a ‘seasoned player,’ says the sophomore star’s godfather and FEU coach Olsen Racela. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU escapes huge FEU comeback for improbable season sweep

Oct 09, 2019 - 1:01 PM

Dave Ildefonso comes out huge as the NU Bulldogs regroup in overtime to slip past the FEU Tamaraws

TOP DOG.Dave Ildefonso delivers another stellar double-double outing. Photo release

La Salle sweeps NU as Baltazar records 25-25 game

Oct 06, 2019 - 4:18 PM

After an erratic start to the season, La Salle kicks off its second-round campaign with a demolition of NU

STEADY CLIMB. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers rise to a share of 3rd place.Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU cops 6th straight UAAP men's badminton crown

Oct 05, 2019 - 3:43 PM

The NU Bulldogs continue to lord it over in badminton after turning back the Ateneo Blue Eagles in the finals

KING SHUTTLERS. The NU Bulldogs celebrate another title romp. Photo release

UE snaps losing skid, sends NU to UAAP Season 82 cellar

Sep 29, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The UE Red Warriors ward off the NU Bulldogs’ comeback bid to close out their first-round run with a win

LAST TWO. Neil Tolentino and the Red Warriors finish the first round at 7th place, just a rung above the NU Bulldgos. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs sweep first round

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Riding on a historic win streak, defending champion NU completes a 7-0 first-round sweep of women's basketball

UNSTOPPABLE. Jack Animam and the NU Lady Bulldogs prove too strong for the UE Lady Warriors. Photo release

UAAP badminton: NU nails top playoffs seed

Sep 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM

The NU Bulldogs secure the No. 1 spot and semifinal bonus after pinning a first loss on the La Salle Green Shuttlers

VETERANS. Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz Jr secure the doubles match for the NU Bulldogs. Photo release

After multiple heartbreaks, NU Bulldogs target twin wins

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Putting all their early frustrations behind, the NU Bulldogs look to close out the UAAP first round with back-to-back triumphs

NEXT GOAL. Team captain Shaun Ildefonso and the NU Bulldogs try to get a win streak going. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU gets lucky lottery bounce, set to close out 2019 UAAP CDC

Sep 25, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Defending champion NU Pep Squad claims the prime performance spot in the UAAP Cheerdance Competition

ON TOP. The NU Pep Squad hopes to relive that winning feeling. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU embarrasses FEU for long-awaited breakthrough win

Sep 25, 2019 - 12:39 PM

Putting an end to a three-week heartbreak, the NU Bulldogs pummel an out-of-sorts FEU Tamaraws

Photo by Michael Gatpandan

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo vs NU – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 22, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Check out some game photos of the Ateneo Blue Eagles' commanding win over the NU Bulldogs

FULL CONTROL. ‘We competed in the first quarter up until the last minute,’ says Ateneo stalwart Angelo Kouame after flirting with a triple-double with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocks. Photo release

Ateneo manhandles winless NU for 5th straight win

Sep 22, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Bracing for a tough challenge, Ateneo makes sure to take the fight out of NU early

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso maintains NU can win amid 'numbing' heartbreaks

Sep 20, 2019 - 4:39 PM

A 'perfect game' may be what the NU Bulldogs need to snap the string of stinging losses

HOPEFUL. Dave Ildefonso believes the Bulldogs can get over the hump. Photo release

Paras, Perasol console NU after 4th straight heartbreak loss

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:28 PM

'I just told them to keep their heads up and they're gonna win a game soon,' says Kobe Paras after the UP Maroons dealt the NU Bulldogs another stinging one-point loss

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IN PHOTOS: UP vs NU – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Check out some snaps of the UP Fighting Maroons' thrilling escape over the NU Bulldogs

TOP SCORER. Kobe Paras leads the UP Fighting Maroons for the second straight game. Photo release

NU cruises to 85 straight wins over UP

Sep 18, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Hotshot Jack Danielle Animam powers the NU Lady Bulldogs to another milestone in the UAAP Season 82 women's basketball tournament

QUICK WORK. Jack Animam leads the Lady Bulldogs with a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds in just 18 minutes of game time. Photo from release

UP deals NU another one-point heartbreak

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Luck favors UP as the Maroons hold on to a slim win against the tough-fighting NU Bulldogs

Photo release

UST deals NU 3rd straight heartbreak in OT thriller

Sep 15, 2019 - 4:31 PM

The UST Growling Tigers ride on a 2nd half comeback to turn back the NU Bulldogs in overtime

MAGIC. Rhenz Abando fires up down the stretch to lead UST to a clutch win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Shaun Ildefonso confident amid NU heartbreaks

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Despite another painful loss, NU captain Shaun Ildefonso clings to his newfound confidence from the field

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Baltazar, Malonzo tower over NU as La Salle completes escape act

Sep 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

After blowing a huge lead, the La Salle Green Archers hold on by the slimmest of margins against the NU Bulldogs

SCARE. Justine Baltazar's Green Archers avert an upset just in time against Dave Ildefonso's Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler   Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dave Ildefonso finds positives as NU braces for La Salle

Sep 11, 2019 - 1:06 PM

After a heartbreaking first game, the NU Bulldogs try to rebound against the La Salle Green Archers

BOUNCE BAK. Dave Ildefonso and the Bulldogs look to rise after an overtime loss to the Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

Douanga buzzer-beater lifts Adamson past NU in OT thriller

Sep 07, 2019 - 4:39 PM

The Adamson Falcons avert an upset just in time against the young NU Bulldogs behind the heroics of Lenda Douanga

CLUTCH. Lenda Douanga more than makes up for a subpar performance on opening day. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs extend UAAP win streak to 82

Sep 07, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Rookie Camille Clarin drops 23 points to power the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons

YOUNG SENSATION. Camille Clarin leads the NU Lady Bulldogs to a 2-0 start. Photo release

UAAP: NU trounces FEU, cruises to 81 straight wins

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:36 AM

In an early rematch of last year's finals, defending champion NU Lady Bulldogs dominate the FEU Lady Tamaraws anew in the season opener

PERFECT. Jack Animam leads the NU Lady Bulldogs' offense with 17 points. Photo from release

UAAP: 3x3 basketball gains medal sport status

Sep 03, 2019 - 8:59 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and NU Lady Bulldogs look to add to the school medal haul by defending their UAAP 3x3 titles

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena leads Ateneo past UST in the UAAP Season 81 3x3 men's basketball Final. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo lights up UAAP Season 82 opening ceremony

Sep 01, 2019 - 10:26 PM

UAAP Season 82 host Ateneo puts on a spectacle as the country's premier collegiate league officially comes off the wraps

POWERFUL. Ateneo showcases all 8 member UAAP schools with a futuristic theme. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

No surprise: UAAP teams pick Ateneo as team to beat

Sep 01, 2019 - 3:48 PM

'Ateneo should be rated No.1, but of course, you cannot count out other schools,' says Adamson coach Franz Pumaren as his Falcons test the Blue Eagles first

FAVORITES. Back-to-back UAAP champions Ateneo Blue Eagles gun for a 3-peat title. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: NU Bulldogs continue building with loaded young core

Aug 24, 2019 - 9:40 AM

After last season’s disappointing run, the young NU Bulldogs decide to fast-track their rebuilding process

 Photo by Michael Gaatpandan/Rappler

LOOK: Key matchups for UAAP Season 82 men's basketball

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

UP gets to parade early its highly touted transferees while Ateneo and La Salle figure in an opening weekend rivalry clash

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles kick off their three-peat bid against rival La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FilOil: San Sebastian survives UST in thriller; NU drubs JRU

May 21, 2019 - 8:00 PM

The Stags hold off the Tigers' huge comeback bid behind the trio of RK Ilagan, JM Calma and Allyn Bulanadi

DOWN TO THE WIRE. Mark Nonoy and the Tigers roar back from 16 points down but fall short in the final stretch against the Stags. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU sweeps FEU for back-to-back men’s volleyball titles

May 15, 2019 - 3:03 PM

MVP Bryan Bagunas ends his UAAP stint in the best way possible after powering the Bulldogs to a second straight championship

STILL ON TOP. Bryan Bagunas and the NU Bulldogs complete a title series sweep of the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU a win away from 2nd straight UAAP men's volley crown

May 11, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The NU Bulldogs rally past the FEU Tamaraws to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three title series

TOP DOG. Bryan Bagunas and the Bulldogs quickly recover their fiery form against the Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

GAME SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 81 Women's Volleyball Finals

May 09, 2019 - 9:59 AM

A new champion will be crowned as Ateneo and UST battle in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball best-of-three finals series