It’s no longer a ‘Marites’ as Pido officially named UST coach

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 07:55:31 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Pido Jarencio was officially named as University of Santo Tomas head coach, The Varsitarian broke the news on Friday, Feb. 3.  The former UST standout, who debuted his coaching career with his alma mater and steered the team to its last championship in 2006, has finalized the deal with the school officials […]

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Pido Jarencio, former UST star, returning to Tigers lair

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 06:23:43 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Bal David has resigned from his post as University of Santo Tomas men’s basketball head coach, the school confirmed on Thursday night, Jan. 26.  The 50-year-old mentor’s coaching stint came two months prior to UAAP Season 85, but had no success with the Growling Tigers finishing with a woeful 1-13 record. David, […]

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Topex Robinson officially named La Salle men’s basketball coach

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 10:04:43 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Topex Robinson was named as the new head coach of the De La Salle men’s basketball team, the school announced Thursday, Jan. 19. “De La Salle University is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Christopher ‘Topex’ Robinson as head coach of the men’s basketball team effective today, Jan. 19, 2023,” the […]

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‘Denok’ named FEU coach; Topex going to La Salle?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 08:27:59 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Dennis ‘Denok’ Miranda is bracing for a new and challenging role while former Phoenix coach Topex Robinson is going to call the shots for the La Salle Archers according to multiple sources. Robinson has emerged as the “chosen one” to replace veteran Derrick Pumaren, who had a disappointing performance in his return […]

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Diaz, Knights, Eagles end year with a bang

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 03:52:06 +0000

Proving she is far from over the hill, Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz achieved another milestone in her storied career at the 88th IWF World Weightlifting Championships in Bogota, Colombia in early December. After failing to capture gold in her five previous appearances in the world meet, Diaz, no longer a spring chicken at 31, […]

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Ronnie Magsanoc takes over as UAAP commissioner 

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 00:03:13 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Ronnie Magsanoc has been named commissioner of the UAAP men’s basketball following Dickie Bachmann’s recent appointment as the Philippine Sports Commission chairman.  The 56-year-old former UAAP star will oversee the men’s basketball tournament which concluded last December with Ateneo winning its 12th title. Bachmann, who replaced Noli Eala, took his oath last […]

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Baldwin sees ‘diverse paths’ for Kouame, Ildefonso, Andrade

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 04:46:39 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin expects nothing short of the best for his graduating players in Finals Most Valuable Player Ange Kouame, Mythical Five Dave Ildefonso and team captain BJ Andrade.  The three seniors have all lived up to their billing in the Blue Eagles’ championship run and Baldwin couldn’t help but […]

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After leading Ateneo back to the top, Finals MVP Kouame to undergo surgery

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2022 06:23:07 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Ange Kouame’s UAAP mission is over, full recovery is next.  Kouame led the Ateneo Blue Eagles back to the apex following a 2-1 series win over last year’s champion University of the Philippines which they capped with a valiant 75-68 win Monday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. After a short R&R, the […]

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Ateneo downs UP to reclaim UAAP crown 

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 19:55:38 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER  Ateneo brought out the big guns in the first half and eked out a 75-68 victory over University of the Philippines to complete its redemption campaign in the winner-take-all Game 3 of the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball finals Monday, Dec. 19, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.  In a fitting end to […]

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UP, Ateneo clash in do-or-die for UAAP title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 02:28:47 +0000

By NIKOLE JAVIER Will it be a repeat of history or will the redemption be completed? The intriguing questions are set to find its answers when defending champions University of the Philippines and Ateneo battle for glory one last time in the winner-take-all Game 3 of the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball Finals on Monday, […]

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