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Heavy Bombers ground San Sebastian, enter Final Four

JOSE RIZAL University exacted revenge against the only team it’s never beaten this season at the most opportune time possible.

Cameroonian Nchotu Njei rescued the Heavy Bombers with a pivotal putback inside the final 30 seconds to help secure a 57-53 win over San Sebastian College-Recoletos …

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San Beda stops Letran; four squads now tied for second

SAN BEDA College not only disposed of its archrivals, but left a ton of work for four other teams vying for three Final Four slots.

Slippery playmaker Borgie Hermida scored on a buzzer-beating tear drop to pilot the Red Lions to a pulsating 65-63 overtime victory …

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NCAA path down to two scenarios

This part of College Basketball is getting better and better each week. After the final game of the elimination round, we’ll find out the best scenario possible for NCAA Season 84. In my years of following the NCAA, this is probably the 1st …

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Mapua forges three-way tie for third, defeats JRU

FOR THE UMPTEENTH time, the Mapua Cardinals refused to roll over. Finally, they’ve secured a playoff berth for a spot in the Final Four.

The Cardinals started the game strong to derail the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers, 72-61, to create a three-way tie …

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Knights storm back to outduel PCU, take solo second

COLEGIO DE SAN JUAN de Letran left it late to finish off the Philippine Christian University Dolphins, 60-54, to bolster its bid for the Final Four of the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament last September 5, 2008 at the Pasay Astrodome.

Ace guard RJ Jazul delivered …

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Red Lions snap Stags’ win run, book semis seat

SAN BEDA COLLEGE will defend its title this season.

Sam Ekwe bailed out the Red Lions en route to a thrilling 62-58 come-from-behind victory against San Sebastian College-Recoletos to book a place in the Final Four of the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament last September …

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Mapua still alive in Final Four race, routs Altas

MAPUA INSTITUTE of Technology isn’t just about to roll over and die.

The Cardinals put on show their offensive prowess to demolish the hapless University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, 75-51, in the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament last September 3, 2008 at the Pasay Astrodome.

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JRU secures playoff for Final Four spot, mauls PCU

THE HEAVY Bombers of Jose Rizal University made things a little easier on themselves, and in doing so tons more difficult for the squads on top.

JRU finally assured itself of at least a playoff for the last Final Four slot after routing Philippine Christian University, …

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Altas end 11-game losing skid at CSB’s expense

AS THE old adage goes, it’s better late than never.

University of Perpetual Help System Dalta finally snapped an 11-game losing streak last September 1, 2008 after downing College of St. Benilde in overtime, 75-65, in the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament at the Pasay …

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NCAA Rocky Road to the Playoffs

With the JRU Heavy Bombers winning its PCU assignment, the September 3, 2008 billing will probably be the 38th parallel that will separate some and will leave some room for the rest of the pack to make way to their seats towards the Final 4.

If …

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San Sebastian tops CSB for eighth consecutive victory

SAN SEBASTIAN College-Recoletos tied Jose Rizal University’s season-high eight-game winning streak last August 29, 2008 after pouncing on also-rans College of Saint Benilde, 58-51, in the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament at the Pasay Astrodome.

With the win, the Stags strengthened their bid for a …

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Mapua stuns Letran, stays in Final Four hunt

THE Mapua Cardinals went throwback and evoked memories of their 1981 title team thanks to a 69-52 destruction of the Letran Knights to keep their flickering Final Four hopes alive in the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament last August 29, 2008 at the Pasay Astrodome. …

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Properly-dressed Red Lions thwart St. Benilde

SAN Beda College did a masterful job on College of St. Benilde once again – this time making the win count with all its players wearing the right uniforms.

The reigning back-to-back champions banked on Ogie Menor’s impeccable shooting display to post a 91-74 win …

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Stags defuse Heavy Bombers for seventh straight win

SAN SEBASTIAN COLLEGE-Recoletos reran its first round encounter against Jose Rizal University to perfection.

The Stags launched yet another comeback and thwarted their opponents’ own attempt in the endgame to carve out a 52-47 victory – their seventh in a row – in the 84th NCAA …

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Mapua sinks Dolphins to stay alive in Final Four race

THE Mapua Cardinals bucked a sluggish first half to nip Philippine Christian University, 63-60, and keep their Final Four hopes alive in the 84th NCAA men’s basketball tournament last August 25, 2008 at the Pasay Astrodome.

Swingman Allan Mangahas took charge for this …

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