‘UP Fight’ reverberating during UAAP games

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/21/2022

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) games galvanized an extraordinary sense of solidarity for constituents of the University of the Philippines (UP), often described as the microcosm of a highly diverse nation. An academic community…

Ateneo reclaims UAAP title, fends off UP in thrilling finale

June Navarro - Reporter / @junavINQ 12/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Ateneo gingerly traveled the road to redemption strewn with obstacles throughout the season that the Blue Eagles cautiously removed one after the other. With one big fight on Monday night, they finally got rid of one…

UP nears back-to-back UAAP titles, beats Ateneo in Finals Game 1

Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines–University of the Philippines fired too many weapons Ateneo found hard to neutralize as the Fighting Maroons seized Game 1 of their UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament championship showdown with a compelling 72-66 win on…

UAAP: Carl Tamayo, UP edge Ateneo in OT

June Navarro - Reporter / @junavINQ 10/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Carl Tamayo proved his worth in another cliffhanger as University of the Philippines downed Ateneo in overtime, 76-71, on Sunday night in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament. Tamayo scored six of his game-high 20 points in…

Carl Tamayo always open to playing for Gilas Pilipinas

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 10/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Carl Tamayo reaffirmed his commitment to play for Gilas Pilipinas, even if his focus will be on University of the Philippines’ title-retention bid in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament. “I am not…

UP Cebu Fighting Maroons gear up for coming Cesafi wars

Glendale G. Rosal 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect to hear the “U-nibersidad ng Pilipinas” chants roaring from the stands in the upcoming Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) games as the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) Fighting Maroons…

Mantilla shares experience of playing for the UP Fighting Maroons

Immae Lachica 07/28/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— Fresh from their win in the 2019 Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Cup, in Taipei, Jaybie Mantilla shares to CDNSportstalk how it feels like to finally be a champion with the University of the…

Manzo’s turn to shine in another UP victory in Taiwan

Jonas N. Panerio 07/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—After Cebuano Jaybie Mantilla stood out in his first game, this time it was former University of the Visayas (UV) standout Jun Manzo who took center stage as he led the University of the Philippines…

Cebuano Jaybie Mantilla ready for UP Fighting Maroons training abroad

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 06/06/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Former Cesafi MVP Jaybie Mantilla is in for a very gruelling schedule in the next few months as he will be joining the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons in training camps that will…

Cebuano Conrad Catapusan moves to UP

JONAS PANERIO 02/28/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — After making it to the UAAP finals last season, the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons are not resting on their laurels as they continue to stockpile on talented hoopsters from the…

Ateneo rules UAAP anew; Thirdy Ravena is Finals MVP

JONAS PANERIO 12/05/2018

The Ateneo de Manila University crushed the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, 99-81, in Game 2 of the best-of-three finals series to claim the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball title on Wednesday night. The Blue Eagles,…

UP, ADMU UAAP finals showdown set today

Jonas N. Panerio 11/30/2018

THE University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons will be facing their biggest challenge this season with equal parts tenacity, hope and joy as they take on the defending champions Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) Blue Eagles…

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