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USC Warriors clinch 5th CESAFI collegiate football title

Nov 26, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The USC Warriors take home the CESAFI football title and 3 individual awards including Yves Caballero's MVP trophy

5-PEAT. The USC Warriors are the reigning champions of CESAFI football. Photo by Mars G. Alison/ Rappler

CESAFI College Football El Clasico: USPF Panthers face off with USC Warriors for 4th time

Nov 25, 2017 - 2:43 PM

The Kicking Panthers are gunning for their first ever CESAFI collegiate football

EL CLASICO. The University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Kicking Panthers and the University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors will battle for the CESAFI football title. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

UV Green Lancers advance to CESAFI finals

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:17 AM

The defending champions await the winner between USJR and UC, while the USC Warriors are relegated to the battle for third place

FINALS BOUND. The UV Green Lancers get the final laugh against USC, the only team to beat them in the eliminations. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Maglasang's buzzer beater pushes UV Baby Lancers to finals

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The University of the Visayas Baby Lancers sweep the elimination round and earn an automatic ticket to the CESAFI finals

SWEEP. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers attempts a lay-up. Photo by PJ Estan

USC Warriors remain unbeaten in CESAFI, beat UC in OT

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:46 AM

John Reel Saycon s basket sends the game into overtime where USC topped UC to remain undefeated

LANCED. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers fearlessly goes for a lay-up against a Magis Eagles defender. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UV Green Lancers win CESAFI title with Game 4 victory over USC

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:29 PM

The UV Green Lancers avenge their finals defeat last year to the USC Warriors by winning the 2016 CESAFI title in 4 games

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. The UV Green Lancers win their 11th CESAFI collegiate basketball championship with a Game 4 victory over the USC Warriors. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Where are the crowds for the CESAFI Finals?

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The 2016 Finals between the UV Green Lancers and USC Warriors has not managed to attract the number of fans as in years past

DIMINISHED CROWDS. The New Cebu Coliseum was far from full for Game 3 despite University of the Visayas being on win away from avenging their defeat last year to the USC Warriors and winning the CESAFI title.

CESAFI: USC Warriors stay alive with Game 3 win over UV

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:52 PM

The UV Green Lancers still hold a 2 1 lead after USC wins the closest game of the series

STAYING ALIVE. Conrad Catapusan shoots for two of his 7 points in USC's win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Green Lancers blow out Warriors to take 2-0 advantage

Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The UV Green Lancers are now one win away from clinching the 2016 CESAFI crown after a 69 53 win over the USC Warriors

LANCER STORM. Tristan Ray Albina of University of the Visayas puts up a shot near the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers open finals with blowout win over USC

Oct 15, 2016 - 10:58 PM

The UV Green Lancers dominate the second half putting the defending champion USC Warriors in a 0 1 hole

LANCED. Jan Monic Soliva topscored for the Green Lancers with 18 points. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Fear of threats after 'blood' message found in CESAFI locker room

Oct 14, 2016 - 12:27 AM

Don’t lose the game is written in a red liquid on the UV Green Lancers locker room mirror prompting concern for the team s safety

CRYPTIC MESSAGE. UV Green Lancers coach Gary Cortez shows where the wordi were written on the mirror. The mirror had allegedly been wiped clean when the team went back to the dugout during halftime. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Cobras stifle defending champ Warriors to kick off semis

Oct 08, 2016 - 10:57 PM

The Southwestern University Phinma Cobras go in a 19 0 run to pull off a Game one victory over the USC Warriors

CLUTCH. Mac Tallo of SWU scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter to clinch the victory. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers, USC Warriors advance to semis

Oct 04, 2016 - 9:48 PM

UV and USC join Southwestern University Phinma in the CESAFI semis after winning their respective quarterfinal games

WARRIOR MODE. Scothy Ntumba of the USC Warriors throws down a slam during the semis-clinching win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Warriors display championship form in rout of Green Lancers

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:42 AM

In high school action the UV Baby Lancers clinch a spot in the playoffs with a win over the USPF Baby Panthers

CESAFI: Tallo takes over as SWU remains unbeaten

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Also the UV Green Lancers defeat the CIT U Wildcats behind 17 points from Rey Suerte

LANCED. Rey Suerte scored 17 points in a win by the UV Green Lancers. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors win overtime thriller over UC Webmasters

Aug 31, 2016 - 4:15 AM

USC tops UC in what may have been the most exciting game so far in the CESAFI season

HIGH JUMP. UC Webmasters' Geliant Delator rides on the back of USC Warriors' Ian Jefferson Tagapan on his way to the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers avenge finals loss to USC Warriors

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Also the USPF Panthers end their 4 year 31 straight losing streak with a win over the CIT U Wildcats

REVENGE. The Warriors' Conrad Catapusan tries to block the shot of Green Lancers' Jayson Balabag. The Green Lancers laughed last in this rematch of last season's finals. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Japan continues basketball dominance at Asia Pacific University Games in Cebu

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:19 PM

The Japanese team comprised of players from Nippon Sports Science University beat the 2015 CESAFI champion USC Warriors to win their third straight game

THIRD STRAIGHT WIN. Japan's Taguchi Wataru tries to stop USC's William McAloney in their game at the USC Gym on Sunday. Photo by PJ Estan

Philippines splits in basketball as Asia Pacific University Games open in Cebu

Dec 05, 2015 - 12:32 PM

The USC Warriors defeat Malaysia UTM but the UC Webmasters fall to the NSSU Lions of Japan

USC wins 2015 CESAFI championship, ends 57-year title drought

Oct 20, 2015 - 8:05 PM

The University of San Carlos Warriors defeat the University of the Visayas Green Lancers to win their first Cebu championship since 1958

Ian Jefferson Tagapan of USC rises to the rim for a score. Photo by Ronex Tolin

CESAFI: UV survives USC, forces winner-take-all fifth game

Oct 17, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The UV Green Lancers remained in contention for the CESAFI seniors title defeating the University of San Carlos USC Warriors in Game 4

UV import Steve Akomo registered a double-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and one block. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC downs UV in Game 3, moves within one win of CESAFI title

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:48 PM

University of San Carlos downs University of the Visayas to put the Green Lancers against the wall

Ian Jefferson Tagapan scored 20 points for the USC Warriors in a pivotal win. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

UV trumps USC in game 2 to even CESAFI finals

Oct 13, 2015 - 9:55 PM

University of the Visayas led by as much as 22 as they even their CESAFI best of 5 series against University of San Carlo at 1 win a piece

BLOODY WIN. June Kent Manzo left the game after receiving a cut on his chin, but not before scoring 20 points and leading the UV Green Lancers to a Game 2 victory. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC takes Game 1 in CESAFI finals

Oct 12, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Playing without the injured Leonard Santillan the UV Green Lancers drop Game 1 of the CESAFI finals to the USC Warriors

SHOOTING SHOOSTER. Shooster Olago of University of San Carlos scored 19 in a game 1 win. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

Meet Charles Pepito, USC Warrior and Cebu's rebound machine

Oct 06, 2015 - 3:20 AM

Charles Pepito despite being just 6 foot 3 is averaging 11 4 rebounds per game and has led University of San Carlos to the CESAFI basketball finals

REBOUND WARRIOR. Charles Pepito tried out for several CESAFI teams before finding a spot with the USC Warriors. Now he has a chance to close his college career with a championship. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC Warriors to face UV Green Lancers in 2015 CESAFI Finals

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:37 PM

The University of San Carlos Warriors and the University of the Visayas Green Lancers set up a dream match showdown for the senior division s title

Nicolas Kyle Magat of USC scored 11 points in their semifinals match against USJR. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors down UV to earn Finals berth

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:32 PM

Charles Pepito scores 23 and grabs 14 rebounds to lead USC to the CESAFI Finals for the second season in a row while USJR tops SWU to keep their hopes alive

WAR PATH. Charles Pepito of USC had another all-around game to lead the Warriors into the CESAFI Finals. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors end eliminations as top seed

Sep 23, 2015 - 3:21 AM

The USC Warriors ended the eliminations ranked number one while likely ending the University of Cebu s Final Four hopes

TOP SEEDS. Charles Pepito of the University of San Carlos Warriors rises to the rim uncontested. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers back on top of standings

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:29 PM

The University of the Visayas Green Lancers grabbed the top spot from the University of San Carlos Warriors after handing the latter their second loss

Rey Anthony Suerte of the UV Green Lancers rises to the rim. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC earns ninth win against USJR

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:03 PM

Shooster Olago scores 30 and grabs 12 rebounds as USC continues its run in the 15 CESAFI season

Shooster Olago of USC rejects a shot by Ralph Jude Dinolan of USRJ. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Warriors remain on top with Wildcats drubbing

Sep 16, 2015 - 5:21 PM

The USC Warriors remained secure atop the league standings by beating Cebu Institute of Technology University

STILL ON TOP. Cameroonian import Shooster Olago adds 12 points for the Warriors, which solidifies its hold of the top spot in the CESAFI tourney. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors top UC to sweep first round

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:02 AM

The senior and juniors teams of University of San Carlos earned wins to remain unbeaten in the ongoing CESAFI tournament

UNBEATEN. Shooster Olago, seen during a win over University of the Visayas earlier this month, had another big performance against University of Cebu. File photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

CESAFI: Warriors slay Wildcats, Webmasters streak past Baby Lancers

Aug 19, 2015 - 4:41 AM

Ian Jefferson Tagapan drops 29 points while Shooster Olago produces 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Warriors