Roi Sumang - updates

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Motivated Sumang propels Blackwater to playoffs

Jul 05, 2019 - 9:02 PM

Roi Sumang says being a father changed his life and how he plays the game

MAIDEN. Roi Sumang and Blackwater are through to the Commissioner's Cup playoffs for the first time in franchise history. Photo from PBA Images

Sumang posts career-high 32 as Blackwater hangs on to beat NLEX

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:01 PM

Henry Walker also comes through with 29 points 15 rebounds and 6 assists

ELITE PERFORMANCE. Roi Sumang scored 17 of his career-high 32 points in the second quarter to lead the Blackwater offense. Photo by PBA Images

Underdog UE Red Warriors take down defending champion NU Bulldogs

Sep 12, 2015 - 6:59 PM

University of the East defeats National University behind 23 points from Edison Batiller

WAR PATH. Shannon Gagate of UE chases down a loose ball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Roi Sumang happy to get drafted regardless of position

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:55 PM

The former UE star is excited to be teammates with Terrence Romeo

Jumbo Plastic upsets Hapee, Cafe France avoids collapse in PBA D-League

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Juami Tiongson and Glenn Khobuntin lead Jumbo Plastic with 14 points each while Maverick Ahanmisi scores 16 points for Cafe France

Juami Tiongson (right) avoids defenders in the paint. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Mandani heroics push Tanduay Light past MJM Builders-FEU

Nov 03, 2014 - 10:05 PM

Fil Canadian AJ Mandani sinks a go ahead basket with 3 4 seconds left to seal the win for Tanduay

THE MAN. AJ Mandani wins the game for Tanduay. File photo from Mandani's Facebook profile

Roi Sumang assures he will return next UAAP season

Sep 22, 2014 - 3:54 PM

Roi Sumang has made it clear: he will still be wearing a University of the East Red Warriors jersey come next UAAP season

UE's Roi Sumang is overcome by emotion after losing to National University. File photo by Josh Albelda

NU survives UE's late charge to complete Final 4 cast

Sep 20, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Alfred Aroga hit a pair of go ahead free throws with 12 4 seconds to go to lift the NU Bulldogs to a pulsating 51 49 win and earn a Final Four berth

National University celebrates after Bong Galanza's shot missed, securing victory for the Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda

Charles Mammie reveals reason for tardiness: 'I came back for my socks'

Sep 16, 2014 - 7:29 PM

UE coach Derrick Pumaren isn t buying Charles Mammie s excuse of having to retrieve his socks at home for his late arrival at the UST game

Charles Mammie (#12) arrived late to the UST game but made an immediate impact in the do-or-die game. File photo by Josh Albelda

UE slips past La Salle to stay in Final 4 race

Sep 10, 2014 - 5:38 PM

The UE Red Warriors continue their string of good games with a win over La Salle to stay in the hunt for a final four slot

SCORING WARRIOR. Bong Galanza takes a jumper over two defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE explodes in the fourth quarter to win critical game against FEU

Sep 07, 2014 - 7:08 PM

The Red Warriors improve to 7 5 on the season and have won four of their last five games after Pedrito Galanza scored a career high 26 points

Pedrito Galanza of UE lays in two of his career-high 26 points against FEU. Photo by Mark Cristino

UE coach Pumaren on Roi Sumang: ‘He is not above the law’

Sep 01, 2014 - 6:20 AM

University of the East pulled off a big win over National University without Roi Sumang who was benched for missing practice

BENCHED. Roi Sumang of UE patrols the floor before Sunday's game but didn't play due to missing practice. Photo by Mark Cristino

Sumang-less UE keeps Final 4 hopes alive with win over NU

Aug 31, 2014 - 7:58 PM

Even without their leader the Warriors stood tall

FOCUSED. UE's Gino Jumao-as goes for the against NU's Alfred Aroga. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Pumaren warns UE: play better or 'kiss season goodbye'

Aug 25, 2014 - 8:39 PM

University of the East coach Derrick Pumaren let his players know that the way they struggled early against Adamson will not cut it as the elimination rounds near a close

Roi Sumang puts up a shot over Adamson defenders during a game which the Red Warriors struggled early. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

UE fights through slow start to defeat Adamson

Aug 24, 2014 - 4:52 PM

The UE Red Warriors overcame a halftime deficit to run away with the victory over the Adamson Soaring Falcons

Charles Mammie of UE lays in two points. Photo by Mark Cristino

Sumang hints at UAAP ref favoritism; rues ‘One Big Flop’ chants

Aug 21, 2014 - 1:13 AM

When it s against La Salle and Ateneo there s nothing we can do said Roi Sumang of the disparity of free throw attempts in games after UE lost to Ateneo

Roi Sumang (C) feels the taunts of the UE fans served as motivation for Kiefer Ravena late in the game. File photo by Josh Albelda

Kiefer Ravena is clutch once again in Ateneo's win over UE

Aug 20, 2014 - 8:12 PM

Kiefer Ravena hits another clutch shot as he propels Ateneo back to the top of the standings with a win over UE

UE easily dispatches UP without Sumang

Aug 16, 2014 - 7:55 PM

No Roi Sumang? No problem as the UE Red Warriors outscored UP by 20 sending the Fighting Maroons back to the loss column

3-on-3: UAAP Season 77 first round

Aug 15, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panel share their thoughts on the first round of the UAAP Season 77 and what they expect to happen in the second round

Red Warriors clamp down on Abdul-less UST

Aug 13, 2014 - 5:13 PM

The UE Red Warriors snapped a four game losing streak by defeating the UST Growling Tigers despite losing Roi Sumang to injury

WARRIORS PILLAGE. Emil Palma of UE puts up a finger roll during the Red Warriors' victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Kiefer Ravena leads Ateneo to come-from-behind OT win over UE

Aug 10, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Kiefer turned in a career high 38 points to lead Ateneo to a come from behind win over the UE Red Warriors

COMEBACK KID. Kiefer Ravena had a game to remember as he lead the Blue Eagles to a come-from-behind victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Roi Sumang takes the blame for UE but remains fearless

Aug 06, 2014 - 12:42 AM

After failing to deliver in the endgame twice will Roi Sumang still take the last shot knowing full well what it feels like to miss the big one?

UNSURE? Will Roi Sumang (right) still be confident enough to take the game-winning shot after missing twice? File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU squeaks past UE behind Aroga’s dominance

Aug 03, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Alfred Aroga scored 18 and grabbed 15 rebounds as National University improved to 5 1 at UE s expense

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. Alfred Aroga scored 18 and grabbed 15 rebounds in NU's victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

The Top Five #UAAP77 Point Guards

Aug 02, 2014 - 2:34 PM

UE s Roi Sumang grabs the most headlines for UAAP point guards but you may be surprised which PGs have the highest player efficiency ratings this season

Roi Sumang is having a solid year with averages of 11.25 ppg and 5.25 apg but he isn't the most efficient player statistically. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

La Salle overcomes slow start, turnovers to defeat UE

Jul 27, 2014 - 7:17 PM

Jeron Teng scored 18 and grabbed 6 rebounds to overcome a 10 point fourth quarter deficit and 36 total turnovers to defeat the UE Red Warriors

ACCURATE ARROWS. Jeron Teng of La Salle scored 18 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to lead La Salle to their second win of the season. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 2: Ravena leads the pack

Jul 25, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Who is the leading candidate in the UAAP Season 77 MVP race? Rappler uses the official UAAP formula to single out who is the leader of the pack through two weeks

SOMETHING LIKE A PHENOMENON. Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena (C) has led Ateneo to an unbeaten record with 23.3 PPG and 4.7 rebounds per game. Photo by Rappler

UE Red Warriors shoot down Falcons for 2nd win

Jul 19, 2014 - 6:16 PM

UE scores 30 points in the 3rd quarter to put the game away for good and record their second win in UAAP Season 77

Roi Sumang (with ball) finished with 15 points and six assists to lead the Red Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

A new era of UE basketball

Jul 11, 2014 - 6:57 PM

With a new coach a more disciplined big man and a more assertive on court leader the Red Warriors hope to make a deep run in UAAP Season 77

CHIEF WARRIOR. Roi Sumang is expected to handle a bigger leadership load as the UE Red Warriors hope to win it all in UAAP Season 77. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

What adding Renzo Subido does for UST

Jul 01, 2014 - 5:22 PM

As UST seeks to rebound from last season s Finals heartbreak Naveen Ganglani analyzes what the addition of Renzo Subido brings to the Growling Tigers

Renzo Subido, seen here during the SLAM Rising Stars Challenge, will look to bolster the UST basketball team. Photo by Marlon Bernabe/BurnSports

FEU escapes UE in 2OT thriller

Aug 25, 2013 - 6:11 PM

FEU heated up in the second overtime to turn back UE

BACK IN THE GROOVE. Romeo bounced back with a solid game. File photo by Rappler/Mark Marcaida.

Preview: Red-hot UE tackles ice-cold FEU

Aug 25, 2013 - 9:03 AM

A red hot UE battles an ice cold FEU side in UAAP Season 76

STRUGGLING. Romeo has made less than 20% of his shots in the 2nd round. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

UE's faith game

Aug 16, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Facing a huge deficit UE faced a test of faith and succeeded

Sumang dazzles as UE edges UST

Aug 15, 2013 - 6:13 PM

Roi Sumang powers UE in the last quarter as they beat UST

SUPER SUMANG. Sumang delivered for UE once more. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

UAAP Player Rankings: Romeo turns beast mode on

Jul 18, 2013 - 7:18 PM

Terrence Romeo has been the most impressive player in Season 76 of the UAAP

MVP? Romeo has been an all-around monster for FEU. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Adamson leans on fast start to upend UE

Jul 10, 2013 - 4:41 PM

Roider Cabrera fired 19 points in the first half to pace Adamson in its win over UE

SNIPER. Cabrera fired 19 points in the first half alone. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Sumang strikes dagger as UE bombs NU

Jul 06, 2013 - 9:53 PM

Roi Sumang drained the dagger as UE upended NU in UAAP Season 76

DAGGER. Sumang celebrates with the ecstatic UE crowd. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

UE hopes to rebound from first loss; UST, Adamson collide

Jul 06, 2013 - 1:11 PM

UE Warriors and NU Bulldogs face each other for the first time since battling for the FilOil title Adamson and UST gun for their 2nd win

LIGHTNING-QUICK. Sumang will spearhead the Warriors' charge in Season 76. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Tired of losing, UE Warriors rise to the top

Jun 13, 2013 - 5:48 PM

Tired of losing the UE Red Warriors streaked to the top of the FilOil Flying V Premier Cup

CHAMPS AGAIN. The Red Warriors completed a stirring run to the title. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

FilOil: UE completes Cinderella run with championship

Jun 12, 2013 - 6:11 PM

UE scorched hot in the fourth quarter to dethrone NU in the FilOil preseason tournament

FilOil: Run goes on as UE enters finals

Jun 07, 2013 - 11:15 PM

UE fought back to beat UST 77 75 and enter the FilOil finals

FINALS-BOUND. Sumang and the Warriors charged to the championship round. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

FilOil: Cinderella run continues for semis-bound UE

Jun 04, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Roi Sumang and UE are into the semis after beating Adamson in the quarterfinals

NO MORE LOSING. Sumang propelled the Warriors to victory. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

FilOil: Pesky Sumang, UE stop La Salle streak

May 25, 2013 - 6:16 PM

Roi Sumang took over in the clutch as UE stopped La Salle s 5 game winning streak

STREAK-BUSTERS. The Warriors snapped La Salle's 5-game run. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports' Facebook page.

FilOil: Hot-shooting UE speeds past UST

May 18, 2013 - 6:49 PM

UE leaned on torrid shooting to beat struggling UST in the FilOil preseason cup

SPEEDSTER. Sumang and the Red Warriors were too much for the UAAP finalists. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.