All eight league member-schools return to motion as UAAP Season 84 males’s basketball lastly kicks off
NU escapes Adamson
The NU Bulldogs maintain off the Adamson Falcons’ late rally, 71-69, to kick off their marketing campaign within the UAAP Season 84 males’s basketball match on Saturday, March 26 on the Mall of Asia Enviornment.
FEU demolishes UST
RJ Abarrientos sizzled from long-range early because the FEU Tamaraws began sturdy for a 76-51 whipping of the UST Growling Tigers firstly of the UAAP Season 84 males’s basketball match on Saturday, March 26 on the Mall of Asia Enviornment.
After a two-year wait, UAAP motion lastly returns on Saturday, March 26 with a day-long quadruple-header!
All eight league member-schools will hit the hardwood on the Mall of Asia Enviornment as they parade their younger and thrilling new lineups.
FEU vs UST
Within the opening recreation of the day, the FEU Tamaraws and the UST Growling Tigers collide in what could be the primary UAAP males’s basketball recreation since November 2019.
The Tamaraws, who’re thought of as one of many high contenders in Season 84, might be bannered by Gilas Pilipinas standout RJ Abarrientos, in addition to spitfire guards LJ Gonzales, Royce Alforque, and Xyrus Torres.
The brand new-look Growling Tigers, then again, will depend on sharpshooting massive man Sherwin Concepcion and new recruits Joshua Fontanilla and Bryan Santos.
Sport time is 10 am.
Adamson vs NU
Within the second recreation, the Adamson Hovering Falcons and the NU Bulldogs, two groups that need to bounce again from their dismal Season 82 campaigns, face off.
The Falcons will rely closely on veteran level guard Jerom Lastimosa, whereas the Bulldogs will rely on versatile forwards Shaun Ildefonso and John Lloyd Clemente.
Sport time is 1 pm.
Ateneo vs UP
The UAAP didn’t waste time in giving the followers a deal with because it rapidly arrange the extremely anticipated “Battle of Katipunan” between the defending champion Ateneo Blue Eagles and the UP Combating Maroons.
Gilas stalwarts Ange Kouame, SJ Belangel, and Dave Ildefonso will spearhead Ateneo’s quest for a fourth straight UAAP title, whereas seniors Gian Mamuyac, Tyler Tio, Raffy Verano, and Jolo Mendoza are additionally anticipated to ship for the powerhouse Blue Eagles.
On the opposite facet, the star-studded Combating Maroons, additionally one of many title favorites this season, will financial institution on extremely touted rookies Carl Tamayo, Gerry Abadiano, and Terrence Fortea, key transferees CJ Cansino and Malick Diouf, in addition to high quality holdovers Ricci Rivero, Noah Webb, and James Spencer.
Sport time is 4 pm.
La Salle vs UE
Lastly, within the fourth and closing recreation, the La Salle Inexperienced Archers and the UE Crimson Warriors tangle in a matchup loaded with contemporary faces from each squads.
Count on Gilas star massive man Justine Baltazar to hold the scoring cudgels for the Inexperienced Archers, together with the lethal backcourt duo of bluechip transferees Mark Nonoy and Evan Nelle.
In the meantime, the Crimson Warriors will search for firepower from guards Harvey Pagsanjan and Clint Escamis.
Sport time is 7 pm.