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UAAP Season 76 Final Four Preview: NU Bulldogs vs. UST Growling Tigers

Just a bit of a background

UST, runners-up to 5-time Champs, Ateneo, ended the …

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UAAP Season 75 Final Four Preview Infographic: UST Growling Tigers vs. NU Bulldogs

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UAAP Season 75 Preview: NU & UST

National University (NU) Bulldogs

UAAP Season 74 (2011) record: 6-8 (5th)

Head Coach: Eric Altamirano (2nd Season)

Additions: Henri Betayene, Mark De Guzman, Troy Rosario

Subtractions: Robby Celiz, Spencer Eman, Marion Magat, Joseph Terso

Holdovers: Gelo Alolino, Reden Celda, Jul-Ashri Ignacio, Jeoffrey Javillonar, Glenn Khobuntin, Cederick Labing-isa, Emmanuel Mbe, Kyle …

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UST bows to NU, misses out on third

THE University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers sorely missed suspended center Karim Abdul, and sure felt its ill-effects.

Serving a one-game suspension for accumulating two unsportsmanlike fouls, Abdul left a huge void to fill as UST never led and lost out on claiming the third seed …

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Bulldogs crush Fighting Maroons

THE fight was there for the University of the Philippines. Unfortunately, the scoring wasn’t.

Try as hard as they could, the Fighting Maroons simply couldn’t connect on any number of shots, easily setting a record for fewest points scored in a half in Season 74 …

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NU ends slump with victory over Adamson

NATIONAL University proved that it’s not how you start the game, but how you finish it.

Persistent play from the Bulldogs offset Adamson University’s usual fast start, paving the way for a 63-56 win in the 74th season of the UAAP last July 31 at the …

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Red Warriors, Bulldogs eliminate respective Luzon-MM foes

KEN Acibar’s two-handed slam dunk and Emmanuel Mbe’s monster blocks were just some of the moves these UAAP superstars introduced to their respective opponents this afternoon.

NCAA? UAAP? It didn’t matter. As long as the school was a member of either of these two leagues, their …

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National University finishes 73rd season strong

THREE-POINT SPECIALIST Clark Bautista received a cross-court pass on the right wing from Chris Camus on the fast break. With his team down by 10 in the fourth period, 60-50, Bautista didn’t hesitate to release the shot.

But, there was no daylight.

His shot was emphatically blocked …

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NU ends UE’s Final Four ambitions

“EVERY game is a stepping stone or a stumbling block. Today was a stepping stone,” said National University coach Eric Gonzales.

The Bulldogs’ 69-68 win over the University of the East Red Warriors last Sunday, August 29 at the Araneta Coliseum kept their journey …

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Middle men

BASKETBALL is a tall man’s game Basketball coaches say, “You can’t teach height”. More often than not, the taller man is picked first, whether on the playground or in the draft. Logic dictates that the nearer one is to the basket, the easier it …

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Bulldogs escape, Maroons file protest

NATIONAL University watched Diony Hipolito miss two potential game-winning free throws with 2.2 seconds left to escape with a 61-59 squeaker Sunday in UAAP action at the Araneta Coliseum.

With the Bulldogs ahead 60-59, 10 seconds to go, Joseph Terso missed two free throws to give …

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Bulldogs’ bite too much for hapless UE

THE NATIONAL University Bulldogs are showing everyone that they’re for real.

A week after pushing league leader Far Eastern University to the limit, the Bulldogs upended winless University of the East, 70-63, to notch their second win of the season in UAAP Season 73 at the …

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UAAP Season 73 preview – Adamson, NU, UP

Adamson University Falcons

2009 record: 5-9
Head coach: Leo Austria

Additions: Rodney Brondial, Allen Etrone, Austin Manyara, Ryan Monteclaro, Jeff Olalia, Jansen Rios, William Stinnett

Subtractions: Leo Canuday, Aldrin Margallo, Chesmar Lapitan, Raymond Peñalosa, Robert Ruiz, Cris Sandoval, Allan Santos

Holdovers: Lester Alvarez, Arnold Basilio, Roider Cabrera, Eric Camson, …

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No déjà vu as Bulldogs nip Adamson

THIS TIME, the Bulldogs weren’t going to have their teeth knocked off by another buzzer-beater.

Emmanuel Mbe blocked a last-second three-point attempt by Adamson swingman Alex Nuyles to secure National University’s maiden triumph in the 2010 FilOil Flying V Tanduay First Five Invitational Cup, 67-65 last …

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Heavy Bombers frustrate NU-look Bulldogs

IN a matchup that featured a total of four Cameroonian players, 6’8” Joe Etame showed everybody that he is the king of this block party.

His Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers won, 74-56 over the National University Bulldogs in their game last Wednesday, May 5, 2010 …

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