UST Growling Tigers

Racela brothers winless vs Ayo-mentored teams

Sep 13, 2018 - 9:49 AM

New UST mentor Aldin Ayo holds a 5-0 record against the Racela coaching brothers of Olsen and Nash in the UAAP

FIRST LOSS. The FEU Tamaraws lose to the UST Growling Tigers for the first time in three years. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

Emotional Ayo offers maiden win to 'deserving' UST community

Sep 12, 2018 - 6:14 PM

The Growling Tigers intend to show that they're ready to roar once more

Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

UST, Ayo shock veteran-laden FEU for 1st win

Sep 12, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Renzo Subido unloads 18 points to power the Growling Tigers to their first victory under new coach Aldin Ayo

STANDOUT. Rookie Joshua Marcos impresses in the Tigers' first triumph. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

Rookie CJ Cansino’s heart has always belonged to UST

Sep 09, 2018 - 9:23 AM

Despite the Tigers' loss, CJ Cansino proved to be the bright spot in their UAAP opening campaign

STELLAR DEBUT. UST’s CJ Cansino drops a double-double in his UAAP men’s basketball debut. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Ayo, UST start tough trek back to UAAP prominence

Sep 08, 2018 - 7:46 PM

UST coach Aldin Ayo knows it won't be easy but the former La Salle champion mentor hopes to bring back the Tigers' winning ways

REBUILDING. Renzo Subido and the UST Tigers put their trust on new coach Aldin Ayo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ildefonso brothers, NU spoil Ayo's UST coaching debut

Sep 08, 2018 - 6:23 PM

The NU Bulldogs hold off a late UST run to dispatch the Tigers and new coach Aldin Ayo

STRONG START. Dave Ildefonso powers the NU Bulldogs to a big win over the UST Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Returning Renzo Subido believes he’s ready to lead UST

Sep 07, 2018 - 4:55 PM

After sitting out for a year, Renzo Subido returns to a new-look Tigers team

LEADER. Renzo Subido thinks he's grown into a better player during his time off in the UAAP. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aldin Ayo welcomes Ricci Rivero move, says UP transfer good for the league

May 18, 2018 - 11:03 PM

The 6-foot-1 high-flying guard's former La Salle coach says the decision hardly surprised him

BEST WISHES. Coach Aldin Ayo wishes his former ward the best of luck. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Falcons tear through hapless UST Tigers by 23 in FilOil Cup

May 18, 2018 - 8:26 PM

Point guard Jerom Lastimosa fuels the Falcons' scoring outburst in the second half

UST wraps up season as UAAP overall champion

May 04, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The España-based squad clinched its 3rd general championship in 4 years

SEASON’S BEST. UST tops the poomsae competition, one of 6 events the school ruled this UAAP season. Photo from UAAP

Former NCAA Jrs MVP runner-up Abu Hijleh joins UST

Mar 21, 2018 - 11:49 AM

The arrival of the former NCAA juniors MVP runner-up is the latest for a Growling Tigers program which opened a new era by attaining the services of champion head coach Aldin Ayo

FROM LION TO TIGER. In this file photo, then San Beda Red Cub Samuel Abu Hijleh was a standout when he played in the Palarong Pambansa.

Reigning UAAP Juniors MVP CJ Cansino commits to UST Growling Tigers

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:55 PM

While Cansino's juniors career abruptly came to an end, his career as a UST Tiger is apparently just about to begin

COMMITTED. UAAP Jrs. MVP Cj Cansiño poses with UST head coach Aldin Ayo. Photo from Twitter (@AyoAV_official)

UST officially welcomes Ayo as Tigers head coach

Jan 08, 2018 - 8:54 PM

UST cites Ayo's emphasis on prioritizing a student-athlete balance and approval of the university's 'modest salary' as reasons for hiring him

OFFICIAL. Aldin Ayo is now the UST Growling Tigers' new head coach. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aldin Ayo to coach UST Growling Tigers 'for the next 6 years' – UST’s Varsitarian

Jan 05, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Ayo is reportedly heading into a long-term deal with the UST Growling Tigers

LONG-TERM DEAL. Aldin Ayo will reportedly be leading the UST Growling Tigers for years to come. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Growling Tigers snatch first win on their last S80 game against UE

Nov 12, 2017 - 2:29 PM

UST avoids ending Season 80 with a forgettable 0-14 record

Blue Eagles fortify hold on top spot after win vs UST

Nov 04, 2017 - 4:28 PM

The Blue Eagles pull away from a close third quarter to remain undefeated

FORTIFIED. The Ateneo Blue Eagles continue to seal their spot on top of the standings. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Elusive title within Louie Vigil's arm's reach after being drafted by San Miguel

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:22 PM

After watching title opportunities slip by in the UAAP, Vigil joins a PBA squad that is not accustomed to losing in the championship round

ROOKIE. Louie Vigil says he's ready to help San Miguel's starters catch a breather and reinforce their second shift. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ahanmisi, Sarr lead Falcons to soar over Growling Tigers

Oct 25, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Papi Sarr and Jerrick Ahanmisi save the Falcons from an upset

CLOSE CALL. The Soaring Falcons almost suffered an upset by the Growling Tigers.

Gaye, Salem lift NU Bulldogs over winless Growling Tigers

Oct 22, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Growling Tigers fall to 0-10 on the season

DOMINANCE. Issa Gaye and Matt Salem break out to help the Bulldogs improve their record. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tamaraws get back on the victory road with domination over UST

Oct 15, 2017 - 1:51 PM

(UPDATED) The Tamaraws blow out the Growling Tigers up with a 26-point lead

BACK TO WINNING WAYS. The Tamaraws end their two-game losing streak with a blowout win over the Growling Tigers. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP breaks 3-game losing streak vs winless UST

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Jun Manzo splits his charities to win the game for the Fighting Maroons with a two-point lead

VICTORY. The UP Fighting Maroons break their 3-game losing streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

After near upset of DLSU, the UE Red Warriors walk with a winning swagger

Oct 07, 2017 - 6:46 PM

'Maybe if were blown out then by La Salle, we would have also lost today,' says Alvin Pasaol

RED HOT. Philip Manalang scored a career-high 20 points in the win over UST as the UE Red Warriors continue riding high off the momentum of their near-upset of La Salle. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE Red Warriors nab first victory at UST's expense in battle of winless

Oct 07, 2017 - 4:31 PM

The Red Warriors beat the Growling Tigers to nab their first win this season in their final game of the first round.

FIRST WIN. The Red Warriors escape the tight final quarter to nab their first win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mbala says UP loss was a 'wake-up call' for Green Archers

Sep 30, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Cameroonian import Ben Mbala says there's no room for complacency for the DLSU Green Archers

WAKE-UP CALL. Ben Mbala and the defending champion Green Archers took out their frustrations on the listless UST Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Green Archers trump winless Growling Tigers

Sep 30, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The Green Archers' 29-point victory is the biggest blowout of the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament

BACK TO WINNING WAYS. The defending champions bounce back big time from their lost to UP, pummeling the Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Boy Sablan remains light-hearted amid UST's decade-worst 0-5 start

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM

For Boy Sablan, it all boils down to the single, unifying trait that has made UST what is today, 406 years later: faith.

KEEPING THE FAITH. Despite the losing streak, UST coach Boy Sablan says he's seen significant player development among his young team. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blue Eagles survive UST's threat to remain undefeated

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:04 PM

The Growling Tigers' 0-5 record is the worst start for UST in a decade

CAREER-HIGH. Matt Nieto makes a dagger three and attains his career high of 22 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Weekly wRap – UP stuns champions as UST freefalls anew

Sep 25, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Paul Desiderio and the UP Fighting Maroons are the studs of UAAP this week

STUD. Paul Desiderio establishes a new career-high 30 points on a 6/10 clip from downtown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU sparks late 3rd quarter comeback to crush Growling Tigers

Sep 23, 2017 - 4:09 PM

A balanced effort by the Tamaraws sparked a 16-2 run, that ultimately sealed the win for the Tamaraws

ESCAPE. The FEU Tamaraws exacted revenge on the Growling Tigers' dominant start.Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Bulldogs secure second win; Growling Tigers remain winless

Sep 20, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The Bulldogs survive a third quarter scare by the Growling Tigers led by bench player Regie Basibas

SECOND WIN. The Bulldogs bounce back with the win against the Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson rookie Tyrus Hill exhibits dunking abilities vs UST

Sep 16, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Tyrus Hill showcases his dunking abilities, but one of them leads to posterizing Jeepy Faundo

OUCH. Tyrus Hill debuts his ability with a painful dunk on Jeepy Faundo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler.

Soaring Falcons bounce back from Ateneo loss to win against the Growling Tigers

Sep 16, 2017 - 7:26 PM

The Soaring Falcons hold the lead throughout the game against the Growling Tigers

BOUNCING BACK. The Adamson Soaring Falcons earn their first win in the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler.

Late Desiderio 3-pointer gives UP opening win over UST

Sep 10, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Paul Desiderio s triple allows UP to escape the close opening match with a victory

DAGGER. Paul Desiderio nails a dagger three that sealed the win for the Fighting Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 80 men's basketball team rosters

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:13 AM

Find out which players are suiting up for your favorite schools in UAAP Season 80

Akomo, Ouattara given go signal to play for UST, UP

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:57 PM

UP’s Rob Ricafort was still said to be ineligible due to age requirements

GROWLING DEBUT. Steve Akomo will get to make his debut with the UST Growling Tigers this weekend. File photo by Delfin Dioquino

UST, UP players facing ineligibilty as teams await UAAP decision

Sep 04, 2017 - 7:22 PM

The UAAP Board of Trustees are currently debating on import eligibility and age cutoff issues

INELIGIBILE. UST's star import Steve Akomo's eligibility is under the deliberation of the UAAP board. File photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

UST Growling Tigers Season 80 preview – The mighty have fallen

Sep 01, 2017 - 7:22 PM

Coming off its worst season since 1994 UST continues its rebuilding phase

REBUILDING. Marvin Lee is one of the building blocks of a UST team seeking to return to its glory days. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Growling Tiger Akomo gives UST something to get excited about

Sep 01, 2017 - 4:18 AM

After an earlier missed connection Steve Akomo will try to help pull the UST Growling Tigers out of the UAAP cellar

GROWLING DEBUT. Steve Akomo didn't get a callback after his first tryout with UST in 2012, but after a stint in Cebu he's back on España with the Growling Tigers. Photo by Delfin Dioquino

UST Growling Tigers edge out UV Green Lancers with half-court buzzer-beater

Jun 29, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Both teams will face off at the finals of the Kim Lope Asis Mayor s Cup Basketball Invitational 2017

FEU stays alive, faces twice-to-beat NU in UAAP men’s volley semis

Apr 19, 2017 - 5:04 PM

FEU eliminates fourth seed UST in straight sets

ON TO THE SEMIS. FEU moves on to the UAAP stepladder semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jarencio open to UST coaching return if called upon

Dec 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Pido Jarencio who led the Growling Tigers to the UAAP crown in 2006 says he s only one call away

OPEN TO RETURN. Pido Jarencio is open to a return stint as head coach of the UST Growling Tigers. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Living a dream: Pumaren’s vision for Adamson accelerates

Nov 11, 2016 - 4:25 PM

There were doubts if Adamson could make the Final Four in the first year of the Pumaren Era But that s where they re headed

Mbala on ‘puro import’ criticism of La Salle: they’re ‘uninformed’

Oct 23, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Mbala describes the surprising 5 man unit deployed by Aldin Ayo in the fourth quarter as fun as the Green Archers continue their unbeaten run

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle blasts UST for 11-0 record

Oct 23, 2016 - 4:16 PM

UPDATED The Green Archers remain on top of the standings with 11 straight victories while the Growling Tigers drop to a 3 8 record

11-0. The DLSU Green Archers remained undefeated with their 11th straight victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST ends 5-game losing skid with win over NU

Oct 15, 2016 - 6:54 PM

UPDATED UST improves to a 3 7 record while NU extends its losing streak to 3 and falls to a 4 5 slate

BACK TO WINNING. The UST Growling Tigers get back into the win column after defeating the NU Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson blows out UST, ends first round on high note

Oct 05, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Adamson finishes the first round with a 4 3 record while UST drops to 2 5

Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler

FEU holds off UST for 3rd straight win

Oct 01, 2016 - 6:46 PM

Allen Trinidad and Raymar Jose lead FEU as the Tamaraws improve to 4 2

Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler

UST runs out of time as NU holds off Tigers' comeback

Sep 25, 2016 - 7:15 PM

NU is limited to just one field goal in the fourth period but the clock runs out on UST

UP learning to play together, improvement on defense crucial – Dario

Sep 20, 2016 - 2:12 PM

We’re getting our shots but we have to make stops at the other end says Dario