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Jack Animam: ‘This is the year of women's basketball’

Dec 22, 2019 - 5:36 PM

‘I think this year is really redemption,’ says Gilas Women team standout Jack Animam, who wishes the Philippines will soon have a women’s basketball league

STELLAR YEAR. Jack Animam is part of the Gilas Women team that can bring in more support for women's basketball in the Philippines. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

After missing NU 6-peat, Animam seeks history with Gilas Women

Dec 10, 2019 - 8:49 AM

Jack Animam vows to help Gilas Pilipinas Women capture their first 5-on-5 gold medal in the SEA Games

TRIUMPHANT DEBUT. Jack Animam and Gilas Pilipinas Women kick off their SEA Games campaign on the right foot. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Sacrifice worth it for Bernardino, Gilas Women after SEA Games triumph

Dec 02, 2019 - 11:55 PM

Despite dealing with a sprained thumb, Afril Bernardino puts the team on her back as the Philippines strikes gold in 3x3 basketball

CHAMPION. Afril Bernardino (second from left) makes sure she will end the 2019 SEA Games 3x3 basketball competitions with a gold medal dangling from her neck. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Gilas Women survive Thailand to nail 3x3 SEA Games gold

Dec 02, 2019 - 4:33 PM

The win turns out to be a revenge of sorts for the Philippines, which absorbed its only loss in the 2019 SEA Games at the hands of Thailand

PROMISE FULFILLED. Jack Animam delivers on her promise to win a gold medal for the Philippines. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Gilas Women fall short of 3x3 prelims sweep in OT loss to Thailand

Dec 02, 2019 - 11:43 AM

Undefeated in their first 4 matches, Gilas Pilipinas Women fall short of their bid to keep a spotless record heading into the semifinals

REDEMPTION. Janine Pontejos and Gilas Pilipinas Women will try to bounce back in the semifinals. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Gilas Women sweep Day 1 for solo SEA Games 3x3 basketball lead

Dec 01, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Energized by a zealous crowd, Gilas Pilipinas Women topple Myanmar, Malaysia, and Indonesia

BACK ON DUTY. Jack Animam returns from an eye injury to help Gilas Pilipinas Women to a perfect start in 3x3 basketball. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Gilas Pilipinas 3x3 teams nail SEA Games 2019 openers

Dec 01, 2019 - 12:59 PM

The Philippine men's team shrugs off a lethargic start against Indonesia, while the women's squad makes easy work of Myanmar

BULLY BALL. Jayson Perkins utilizes his size and heft to star for Gilas Pilipinas 3x3. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


HIGHLIGHTS: SEA Games 2019 3x3 Basketball

Dec 01, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Gilas Pilipinas teams aim for gold as 3x3 basketball debuts in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

UP snaps 3-year skid on Pesquera halfcourt buzzer-beater

Oct 12, 2019 - 1:40 PM

Pat Pesquera buries a halfcourt heave as the UP Lady Maroons score a breakthrough win in UAAP women’s basketball

CLUTCH. Pat Pesquera plays hero again for the UP Lady Maroons after 3 years. Photo release

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

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

Parañaque ousts Laguna in inaugural WNBL opener

Apr 09, 2019 - 7:55 PM

The NBL kicks off its women's amateur basketball league

PROMOTING WOMEN'S BASKETBALL. There is now an amateur women's basketball league in the Philippines. Photo from release

NU denies FEU comeback in UAAP women's finals opener

Dec 01, 2018 - 1:54 PM

The National University Lady Bulldogs move within a win of a fifth straight UAAP women's basketball championship

MVP FORM. Jack Animam stars with another all-around performance in Game 1 of the Lady Bulldogs' title duel against the Lady Tamaraws. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

PH women's basketball gears up for more international tourneys

Jun 11, 2018 - 9:22 AM

After a notable debut in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018, Perlas Pilipinas looks forward to a better national program starting August 2018

BEACON OF CHANGE. The Philippine national women's basketball team managed to prove that they are not 'an easy win' in the tournament. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Jr. WNBA graduate Arielle Lanot pushes for women's basketball in PH

Jan 17, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Lanot recalls her struggles as a young woman baller in the Philippines

WOMAN BALLER. Arielle Lanot dreams of more opportunities for girls like her who love basketball. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

2017 dynasties in UAAP Sports

Dec 23, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Get to know the UAAP Sports teams who are establishing an era of excellence

NU Lady Bulldogs secure 4th straight UAAP title

Dec 03, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The Lady Bulldogs ride on a huge 4th quarter to defeat the UE Lady Warriors

Antiquera torches UE with 30 points as NU Lady Bulldogs inch closer to 4-peat

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:32 PM

The 89-61 blowout of UE is the National University Lady Bulldogs' 63rd straight win in the UAAP

UE turns back UST in fight-marred game to advance to UAAP women's finals

Nov 25, 2017 - 2:57 PM

The UE Lady Warriors claim the right to face the NU Lady Bulldogs in the UAAP Season 80 women's basketball finals

Anies, Angeles star as Tigresses inch closer to UAAP finals berth

Nov 22, 2017 - 2:41 PM

The UST Growling Tigresses are one game away from overcoming UE's twice-to-beat advantage

UST Tigresses knock out FEU Lady Tamaraws

Nov 19, 2017 - 4:14 PM

The UST Growling Tigresses will now face the UE Lady Warriors in the stepladder finals