UAAP 2018:

UE barges to win column, rips FEU, 90-65

September 30, 2018 – Mall of Asia Arena

UAAP News 2018: UE Red Warriors finally barged into the win column, as it ripped the FEU Tamaraws, 90-65, in the 2018 UAAP Season 81 Men’s basketball this Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena. Alvin Pasaol led the UE charge with his 25 points and 13 boards, while Jason Varilla added 15 points on 5 of 5 three-point bombs.

Notes:

➤ The Red Warriors established an insurmountable 33-point dominance, 88-55 in the 4th canto to will the way to their first victory at Season 81.

UE converted basket after basket as they shot 45.95% total from the field, compared to FEU who only had 33.87%.

Hubert Cani and Arvin Tolentino led the defeated Tamaraws with 12 and 11 points respectively, while FEU big man import Prince Orizu was limited to only 5 points all game.

➤ The University of the East is now 1-4 in the UAAP standings, while the Far Eastern University fell to 2-2 win-loss record.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 20-16, 43-31, 63-46, 90-65.

uE: 90

Pasaol 25, Varilla 17, Manalang 13, Maloles 8, Bartolome 8, Conner 7, Antiporda 3, Beltran 3, Strait 2, Gallardo 2, Cullar 2, Sobrevega 0, Lacap 0.

feu: 65

Cani 12, Tolentino 11, Ramirez 7, Bienes 6, Comboy 6, Tuffin 5, Orizu 5, Escoto 5, Gonzales 4, Parker 4, Inigo 0, Stockton 0, Ebona 0, Jopia 0, Bayquin 0.

Posted on October 1, 2018 - MOA Arena

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

UAAP 2018:

UP Maroons masters UE Warriors, 87-58

September 8, 2018 – MOA Arena

UAAP News 2018: The UP Fighting Maroons mastered the UE Warriors, 87-58 to open their 2018 UAAP Season 81 basketball campaign with a win this Saturday at the MOA Arena in Pasay. Last year’s UAAP Rookie of the Year Juan Gomez de Liano paced the Maroons with his 16 markers, 7 boards and 6 assists, while Nigerian Bright Akhuetie added a double-double of 15 points and 18 rebounds.

Notes:

➤ The 6’7 Akhuetie was a former University of Perpetual Help Altas star in the NCAA but opted to suit-up for the Maroons this year after satisfying the residency restriction. He was released by UPHD prior, and was also reported to have had a heated argument with coach Nosa Omorogbe of the Altas during a practice.

➤ Other incoming ace players for the Maroons include former Creighton baller Kobe Paras, and former Green Archer Ricci Rivero. Both will sit out this UAAP season to satisfy the collegiate league’s residency requirements.

➤ University of the East burly bruiser Alvin Pasaol led the losing Warriors with 14 points. He was the lone Warrior who finished in double digits, but scored only 3 points in the second half.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 18-13, 33-33, 58-45, 87-58.

up: 87

Gomez de Liano Ju. 16, Akhuetie 15, Manzo 13, Desiderio 12, Gomez de Liano Ja. 10, Vito 7, Murrell 6, Prado 2, Gozum 2, Tungcab 2, Lim 2, Spencer 0, Dario 0, Jaboneta 0, Espanola 0, Longa 0.

ue: 58

Pasaol 14, Antiporda 9, Beltran 8, Varilla 6, Manalang 6, Maloles 4, Bartolome 4, Cullar 3, Acuno 2, Conner 2, Lacap 0, Gallardo 0.

Posted on September 8, 2018 - MOA Arena

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team