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Robert Bolick waxes sentimental, pens emotional farewell to San Beda

Nov 13, 2018 - 3:59 PM

'I was struggling, hurt, lost but you found me and gave me the chance to showcase what I can do!,' writes Bolick to San Beda

3RD STRAIGHT NET. Robert Bolick exits the NCAA as a three-time champion with San Beda. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda happy to prove it can win vs CJ Perez-led Lyceum

Nov 12, 2018 - 11:45 PM

Red Lions head coach Boyet Fernandez defends that the school has nothing to do with the Pirates star's suspension in Game 1 of the NCAA finals

DYNASTIC. The San Beda Red Lions win their 11th NCAA title in the last 13 seasons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda Red Lions sink Lyceum Pirates in Game 2, nail title 3-peat

Nov 12, 2018 - 6:22 PM

(UPDATED) Include NCAA Season 94 as San Beda's 22nd overall seniors basketball crown, and 11th in 13 years


Robert Bolick wants the 'best' from CJ Perez in NCAA finals Game 2

Nov 12, 2018 - 12:34 PM

As the Lyceum star returns from his suspension, the San Beda stalwart braces for a battle

STARS COLLIDE. Robert Bolick and CJ Perez will duel it out in Game 2 of the NCAA Season 94 finals. File photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: San Beda Red Lions vs LPU Pirates - NCAA Season 94 Finals Game 2

Nov 11, 2018 - 7:58 PM

San Beda shoots for the NCAA crown against a Lyceum side that's set to see the return of star player CJ Perez

San Beda outlasts Perez-less Lyceum in NCAA Finals G1

Nov 06, 2018 - 6:12 PM

(UPDATED) The San Beda Red Lions can wrap up their 5th title three-peat in Game 2, but then they have to contend with the Lyceum Pirates returning top gun CJ Perez

HIGHLIGHTS: San Beda Red Lions vs LPU Pirates - NCAA Season 94 Finals Game 1

Nov 05, 2018 - 4:56 PM

The two powerhouse teams lock horns in a best-of-three championship duel

More than a title, San Beda defends tradition in return to NCAA finals

Nov 05, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Winning 10 championships in the last 12 seasons, the Red Lions seek to maintain their image of dominance and consistency

THREE-PEAT. Robert Bolick and the San Beda Red Lions are gunning for a third straight NCAA title. File photo by Josh Albelda

San Beda moves closer to twice-to-beat bonus with CSB rout

Oct 04, 2018 - 6:22 PM

The defending champion Red Lions blow out the CSB Blazers by 22 points

QUICK WORK. Robert Bolick leads the San Beda Lions to drub the contending CSB Blazers. 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

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

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

NCAA champ San Beda rolls over EAC for 3rd straight win

Jul 31, 2018 - 6:43 PM

The reigning NCAA champion forces a lopsided win over the Generals

STAR POWER. Robert Bolick leads San Beda with 15 points, 6 assists and 2 steals. 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

Ateneo routs San Beda in Filoil battle of champions

Jun 30, 2018 - 8:36 PM

The Blue Eagles complete a 12-0 tournament sweep to rule the preseason basketball tournament

BAND OF BROTHERS. Even in the preseason, the Ateneo Blue Eagles prove they’re still on top of their game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda sets up Filoil knockout finals vs Ateneo

Jun 29, 2018 - 9:17 PM

The Red Lions turn back a gritty St. Benilde Blazers side in their Final Four duel

TITLE DEFENSE. Robert Bolick and San Beda look to defend their crown after getting past St. Benilde in the semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red Lions clip Falcons to book Filoil semis berth

Jun 28, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Javee Mocon takes over in the final stretch as San Beda advances to the semifinals versus Saint Benilde

LEADER. San Beda star Robert Bolick drops 23 points to power the Red Lions to the next round. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda drubs EAC, books Filoil quarters slot

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:37 PM

The Red Lions advance to the next round after picking up their 7th win in 9 games in the preseason basketball tournament

BALANCED CHARGE. San Beda standoout Javee Mocon steps up along with Kenmark Cariño and Toba Eugene in the lopsided victory. Rappler file photo

NCAA champ San Beda rips listless Gilas cadets by 21

Apr 29, 2018 - 8:34 PM

The winless Gilas cadets have lost their last two contests by an average margin of 20 points

TOUGH LUCK. Nothing has been going the Gilas cadets way as Kobe Paras also goes down due to a back injury. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Back-to-back defeats from Lyceum Pirates prepared Bolick to play hero in NCAA finale

Nov 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Robert Bolick's 3-pointers down the homestretch for the San Beda Red Lions were the daggers which pierced the hearts of the fierce Lyceum Pirates

DEADLY FROM THREE. Robert Bolick's timely triples carried the day for San Beda in the NCAA finals series.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda Red Lions turn back Lyceum Pirates to claim the NCAA season 93 crown

Nov 16, 2017 - 6:47 PM

(UPDATED) Red Lions slay Pirates, 92-82, to chalk up their 10th NCAA men's basketball title in 12 years

CHAMPS. San Beda Red Lions are NCAA Season 93 champs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: NCAA Season 93 Finals Game 2 – San Beda vs Lyceum

Nov 13, 2017 - 6:56 PM

The San Beda Red Lions and Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila Pirates will face off in Game 2 of the NCAA Season 93 Senior Men's Basketball finals on Thursday, November 16, 3:30pm

Topex Robinson takes blame in Lyceum's Game 1 loss in the NCAA Finals

Nov 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Lyceum coach Robinson says 'it’s my fault, I made some bad decisions, bad coaching, I’ll try to lead them better come game 2' after the Pirates absorbed a 94-87 loss to San Beda

San Beda draws first blood in NCAA finals, gives Lyceum first loss

Nov 10, 2017 - 7:04 PM

San Beda not only takes Game 1, but also inflicts Lyceum's first setback this season on a day the Pirates were celebrating the MVP award of their star CJ Perez

GRIT. In this file photo are San Beda Red Lions Robert Bolick (8) and Clint Doliguez. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: NCAA Season 93 Finals Game 1 – San Beda vs Lyceum

Nov 08, 2017 - 9:01 PM

The San Beda Red Lions and Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila Pirates will battle it out in the NCAA Season 93 Senior Men's Basketball finals on Friday, November 10, 3 pm

Finals-bound Bolick dismisses Stags’ rough play

Nov 07, 2017 - 9:46 PM

Bolick says San Sebastian's toughness was a matter of "wanting it more"

INSPIRED. Robert Bolick says that the way San Sebastian played today had the fire of their Calvin Abueva-led days. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda arranges finals clash with Lyceum, turns back San Sebastian in semis

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:46 PM

The San Beda Red Lions head towards their 12th straight finals appearance

Will San Beda move to the UAAP?

Jun 02, 2017 - 5:47 PM

Since San Beda applied for University status rumors have circulated about a switch in leagues for the Red Lions

HOME. San Beda's Robert Bolick has been one of their standouts on the court. File Photo by Josh Albelda

Filoil: Red Lions pound Warriors for second win, Tamaraws claim 3-0 record

May 26, 2017 - 9:47 PM

The San Beda College Red Lions successfully recovered from an awful first half and never looked back to seal a 2 0 record in the tourney

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Boyet Fernandez returns as San Beda coach

Dec 19, 2016 - 12:04 PM

The two time NCAA champion coach is going back to the Lions den

BACK TO THE LIONS' DEN. Two-time NCAA champion coach Boyet Fernandez, after two seasons coaching NLEX in the PBA, will return as head coach of the San Beda Red Lions. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jamike Jarin leaves San Beda to coach NU

Dec 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Another coach is jumping from the NCAA to the UAAP as Jamike Jarin is set to take over as new coach of the NU Bulldogs

ON TO THE BULLDOGS. After steering San Beda to the NCAA title in October, Jamike Jarin, seen here carried by his team during the championship celebration, is set to coach National University in the UAAP. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jio Jalalon after NCAA Finals defeat: Arellano's time will come

Oct 12, 2016 - 12:31 PM

Arellano lost to San Beda all season long 5 0 and its future next season remains uncertain as Jalalon mulls the next step in his basketball career

NOT JUST YET. Jio Jalalon believes Arellano's time to become NCAA champion will come soon enough. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: San Beda reclaims NCAA crown at expense of Arellano

Oct 11, 2016 - 8:15 PM

See photos of the San Beda Red Lions championship victory over the Arellano Chiefs

THRILL. Robert Bolick and Davon Potts revel in the thrill of the NCAA Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda sweeps Arellano for record 20th NCAA title

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:59 PM

UPDATED San Beda cements its legacy with a record 20th NCAA title to remain the winningest school in NCAA basketball

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. Amiel Soberano helps the San Beda Red Lions win their 20th NCAA championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Bolick on loss to Perpetual: ‘We didn’t come to play’

Sep 30, 2016 - 5:41 PM

San Beda s Robert Bolick is tight lipped on the team s next adjustments

Perpetual Help forces rubber match against San Beda

Sep 30, 2016 - 5:09 PM

Gab Dagangon leads Perpetual with 27 points and hits the go ahead lay up to seal the win for his team

NCAA: Perpetual wins thriller; San Beda, Arellano score big wins

Sep 09, 2016 - 7:20 PM

Two teams secure slots in the NCAA Final Four while another earns at least a playoff

WATCH: Letran-San Beda game nearly erupts in brawl

Aug 26, 2016 - 7:19 PM

The Red Lions defeated their rivals 83 71 to sweep the season series

San Beda still undefeated after trouncing Perpetual Help

Jul 19, 2016 - 6:28 PM

San Beda improves to a league best 5 0 after winning its latest game

Jarin blocks out alumni’s criticism, holds true to beliefs

Jun 03, 2016 - 5:38 PM

The San Beda head coach stuck with his line up despite an angry fan clamouring for change

Given his shot, new Red Lion Robert Bolick looks to repay Jarin’s trust

May 28, 2016 - 1:18 AM

Bolick a starter for San Beda in the FilOil preseason tournament is benefiting from the vote of confidence coach Jarin has given him

Tough love: how criticism from Aby sparked Bolick’s perfect game

May 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Robert Bolick didn’t miss a single shot during the Red Lions’ win over Mapua

San Beda faces NCAA champ Letran on Season 92 opening day

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

A rematch of last year s finals is set for opening day of NCAA Season 92

REMATCH. Fans won't have to wait too long for a rematch of last year's finals between Letran and San Beda this coming NCAA Season 92. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Art Dela Cruz still transitioning from winning in San Beda to new scene in Blackwater

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:01 AM

Dela Cruz accepts that you won’t always be put in winning situations but feels the Elite have good team chemistry

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San Beda captures NCAA Season 91 overall crown

Mar 08, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The Red Lions amassed 632 5 points to clinch their fourth overall crown

Letran beats San Beda in Game 3, wins first NCAA title in 10 years

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:49 PM

Colegio de San Juan de Letran wins its first NCAA title since 2005

ARRIBA. Finals MVP Mark Cruz (C) and the Letran Knights celebrate their first NCAA title in 10 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pacquiao’s presence fueled Letran’s drive to win, says coach

Oct 24, 2015 - 11:10 AM

Letran team manager Manny Pacquiao gave the team an inspirational speech before their Game 1 victory over 5 time defending champions San Beda

Manny Pacquiao receives a warm welcome at Mall of Asia Arena before Game 1 of the NCAA Finals. Photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Letran holds off San Beda to win NCAA Finals Game 1

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:10 PM

The Letran Knights strike first in the NCAA Finals winning Game 1 of their best of 3 series

KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR. From left: McJour Luib, Kevin Racal, Reynaldo Publico Jr and the rest of the Letran Knights moved one step closer to returning to NCAA Championship glory. File photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Old foes San Beda, Letran renew heated rivalry in NCAA Finals

Oct 22, 2015 - 7:56 PM

A rivalry that spans 65 years is set to open a new chapter

San Beda defuses JRU for 10th straight NCAA Finals trip

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM

San Beda will try to win its 6th consecutive title against longtime rival Letran in the NCAA Season 91 men s basketball Finals

10TH STRAIGHT FINALS. San Beda marches into its 10th consecutive NCAA Finals appearance led by guard Baser Amer who finishes with 11 points and 5 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler