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Rebuilding Green Archers: Silent waters run deep
by Rick Olivares - April 20, 2018 - 9:46am
When La Salle parades their lineup for the 12th edition of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup this Saturday, they’ll not only have a different look but also a different style of offense.
Adamson's Simon Camacho aiming to make his Cavite hometown and family proud
by Rick Olivares - April 20, 2018 - 9:34am
Simon Camacho is grateful to Akari-Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren for giving him the exposure and confidence.
Ateneo looking to sort out deep, talented team in Filoil cagefest
by Rick Olivares - April 19, 2018 - 12:31pm
This year, it will be more of the same for the Blue Eagles — an opportunity to develop. And see where the chips may fall.
Maroons out to test much-improved roster in Filoil tiff
by Rick Olivares - April 17, 2018 - 2:15pm
After a lot of false starts, this is perhaps UP's best season to ascend once more to the summit of college basketball.
Beefed-up Bulldogs aim to impress in Filoil cagefest
by Rick Olivares - April 17, 2018 - 1:04pm
The new-look National University Bulldogs are looking to make bigger strides this coming Filoil Flying V Pre-Season Cup.
3 points from the final matches of UAAP volleyball elims
by Rick Olivares - April 16, 2018 - 1:50pm
The elimination round is done. It was all about jostling for position. Here are three things to take as we head into the Final Four.
3 points from Wednesday's UAAP volleyball action
by Rick Olivares - April 12, 2018 - 3:27pm
Here are some points we can glean from the Wednesday action.
Batang Gilas falls into FIBA U-17 'Group of Death'
by Rick Olivares - April 10, 2018 - 2:32pm
It looks like the lack of a podium finish during the just-concluded FIBA Asia Under-16 World Cup has put Batang Gilas in a tough bind come the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.
What we can learn from the success of Australian basketball
by Rick Olivares - April 10, 2018 - 11:36am
Australia’s Under-16 team, the Crocs, won the FIBA Asia Under-16 championships by going 5-0 while averaging a 30-plus point margin of victory.
Gilas U-23, Ateneo de Cebu spice up 12th Filoil season
by Rick Olivares - April 9, 2018 - 10:32am
It has been four years since teams outside the usual NCAA and UAAP teams graced the Filoil Flying V Pre-season Cup.
Calimag's lay-up tows Batang Gilas to FIBA U-16 semis
by Rick Olivares - April 6, 2018 - 5:29pm
RC Calimag drove through the heart of Japan’s defense and scored a difficult shot to lift the Batang Gilas to a pulsating 72-70 victory over Japan and to the semifinals.
Batang Gilas recovers, routs Hong Kong to earn quarters berth
by Rick Olivares - April 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
The Philippines rebounded from its loss to Australia by crushing Hong Kong, 103-61, in the playoffs of the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-16 World Cup.
2 points from Wednesday's UAAP volleyball action: Ateneo and NU
by Rick Olivares - April 5, 2018 - 1:57pm
Bet you missed the games after that long layoff. And they continue to spring surprises not only for the winning team but also the losing team. 
Australia pounds Batang Gilas, claims Group B top spot
by Rick Olivares - April 4, 2018 - 1:44pm
The Australian Under-16 national team overwhelmed their Philippine counterparts with their size and efficiency, fashioning out an 82-52 rout in the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championships.
BBI kicks off 4th season with seniors tourney
by Rick Olivares - April 3, 2018 - 1:05pm
The Breakdown Basketball Invitationals will kick off its fourth season at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center beginning with its summer tourney that tips off this April 13.
Looking at the Australian Crocs: Batang Gilas' next FIBA U-16 foes
by Rick Olivares - April 3, 2018 - 11:14am
The Philippines’ Under-16 national team will get its first look at Australia when the Crocs — as the Australian junior squad is nicknamed — take on Malaysia at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lignan Mingzhu Gymnasium...
Batang Gilas shakes off rusty start, edges Malaysia in FIBA U-16 opener
by Rick Olivares - April 2, 2018 - 3:56pm
The Philippines labored through a lethargic 62-57 win over Malaysia to kick off its campaign in the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championships.
Batang Gilas coach stresses importance of FIBA U-16 tiff
by Rick Olivares - April 2, 2018 - 11:23am
On the eve of the Philippine Under-16 team’s match against their Malaysian counterparts in the FIBA U-16 Asian Championships, head coach Michael Oliver talked about why this is an important tournament...
Scouting Report: FIBA U-16-bound Batang Gilas
by Rick Olivares - March 27, 2018 - 12:57am
Batang Gilas has the size, speed and outside shooting to be competitive in the FIBA U-16 Championships in Foshan, China.
CEU edges UST for 1st BBO women's hoop championship
by Rick Olivares - March 26, 2018 - 11:52am
The CEU Lady Scorpions stung the Lady Tigresses for the inaugural Breakdown Basketball Invitationals Under-25 Women’s Championship.
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