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Homeboys Nexgen rules the Annual Randall Cup

By: Glendale G. Rosal - CDN Digital Correspondent | May 27,2024 - 07:55 PM


The competing teams of the Randall Cup pose for a group photo. | Contributed photo

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The “Annual Randall Cup” of the Homeboys Basketball Club officially wrapped up over the weekend, with Homeboys Nexgen winning the title after beating Eannice 89-82 at the Cebu Eastern College (CEC) lower court.

The tournament, which was organized to pay tribute to league founder Randall Joseph Prado, fielded six teams, with Homeboys Nexgen emerging as champions for this year’s tilt.

Christian Diaz of the champion team was named the league’s “Most Valuable Player” after scoring 18 points in their hard-earned win.


League MVP Christian “Assassin” Diaz. | Contributed photo

In the battle for third, Homeboys Original eked out an 86-81 win over the Underdogs.

The tournament was co-organized by one of the club’s pillars, Christopher “Toper” Rey Caruana, in collaboration with their official outfitter Hustle Hard and PaulHewson TV.

The tournament started on April 13. The other competing teams of this tournament were Homeboys Original of Christopher Rey P. “Toper” Caruana, Homeboys – Conching Electrical of Yampoy Po, Homeboys EANNICE of Vince Castro, Underdogs of Webster Ong & Breggs Alontaga and CEC BDL of Duke Zabala.

Last year, seven teams joined this tournament that has been running since 2014.

The tournament, which is also in cooperation with Hustle Hard, followed a single round-robin elimination.


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