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UAAP: UST repulses FEU in 2 OTs

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

FOR coach Pido Jarencio, the battle was seemingly endless.

But the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers made sure that when the smoke gets cleared, the victory was on their side.

UST survived a grueling double overtime game over Far …

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The Games That Play Us: Making Things Interesting

 

When Kiefer Ravena is on, so are the Ateneo Blue Eagles, and, apparently, the same goes for Karim Abdul and the UST Growling Tigers.

Both teams, the finalists in Season 75, notched big wins yesterday at the Araneta Coliseum, and, therefore, strengthened their respective drives to …

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UAAP: UST sinks Adamson to 6th straight defeat

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

UNDERMANNED University of Santo Tomas (UST) found no problem of extending Adamson University’s misery in its last six games of the second round of UAAP Season 76 men’s basketball.

Growling Tigers head coach, Pido Jarencio, who only used …

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The Games That Play Us: Welcome to the Tempest

 

I am calling it right now, early as it may seem. FEU and NU will be in the UAAP Season 76 Final Four. The jury is still out on whether either or both will have twice-to-beat advantages entering the semifinals, but I am SURE they …

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Bulldogs fend off skidding Tigers

If the Tigers had any plans at all to bounce back strong after …

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UAAP: Here comes Super Sumang to save the day

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

When University of the East (UE) was in trouble, superb playmaker Shej Roi Sumang came up big in the last 11 seconds to rescue the Red Warriors from the jaws of defeat at the start of their second round campaign in Season …

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Challenge accepted, goal achieved

0-3. That was how five-time defending champions Ateneo de Manila started their Season 76 campaign.

Since that sluggish start, they’ve had a roller coaster ride towards the end of the first round. Thankfully, they found a way to stay at the higher rails of that …

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UAAP: UST outlasts winless UP

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

Despite missing Jeric Teng due to a shoulder injury, University of Santo Tomas (UST) found no problem in outlasting University of the Philippines (UP), 79-69, on Wednesday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines at the Araneta Coliseum.

The Growling Tigers, who …

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Rising waters in España

Many expect the UST Growling Tigers to perform exceptionally well this …

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Tamaraws’ reign continues

Separation.

That was the goal in the all-important head to head match involving the top two teams dominating the standings.

For UST, it was separation from the clog in the middle and having a share of the lead.

For FEU, it was separation from the …

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Tigers bounce back stronger as Abdul, Mariano, Daquioag take over for Teng

In a game where both squads are raring to bounce back from a tough loss, one of them is bound to give.

And on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena, it was the boys in Black and Gold that stood out defiantly.

The UST …

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UAAP: Bulldogs bite struggling Tigers for second win

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

Ray Parks and the National University (NU) Bulldogs learned a painful lesson over the weekend in their loss to UE.

On Wednesday, however, the NU Bulldogs came out firing for 40 minutes to score a 71-67 victory over the University of Santo Tomas …

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The Games That Play Us: The Comeback Cats Are Back

The UST Growling Tigers were known as the Comeback Cats last season and, if this game is anything to go on, it looks like that moniker will stick.

I switched on the television set with about a minute to go in the first half of this …

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Ferrer takes flight, tows Tigers to 2-0

Kevin Ferrer is a Tiger with wings. And he proved that once he has taken flight, anyone will be hard pressed to bring him back down.

He took off and led the UST Growling Tigers to a 67-62 victory and a 2-0 slate at the …

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A test of composure: Tigers, Archers entangle in OT

Add one more game to the Tigers’ arsenal of heart-stopping, nail-biting games.

This squad is hard pressed to stay away from down the wire finishes.

Once again, the boys from Espa?a found themselves caught in a test of composure to withstand a gritty La Salle …

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