UP ended the Ateneo dynasty

UAAP Season 84 Men’s Basketball

UP ended its 36-year title drought and Ateneo dynasty. JD Cagulangan hit a clutch three-pointer with 0.5 seconds left to lift the University of the Philippines over Ateneo de Manila University, 72-69 in overtime of the Finals Game Three. He finished with 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists. Malick Diouf had 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 steals, and was named Finals MVPβ€”averaging 11.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 2.7 steals in the series for the Fighting Maroons. CJ Cansino, who played his first game since the last game of the eliminations due to a knee injury, added 14 points in just 11 minutes of action. Great output by Blue Eagles SJ Belangel (27 points on 10-of-17 shooting) and MVP Ange Kouame (12 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 blocks) went to naught.

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Southeast Asian Games

Caloy Yulo defended his all-around crown. Olympian Yulo bagged his second straight gold medal in the men’s individual all-around Gymnastics event and led the Philippines to a team silver medal. He had a solid performance in the vault, the horizontal bars, and the floor. Yulo, Jan Gwynn Timbang, Juancho Besana, John Ivan Cruz, Justin De Leon, and John Matthew Vergara finished with 301.60 points as a team, below Vietnam’s 331.25.

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Filipino vaulters won gold and bronze medals. Last year’s World Championships titleholder Caloy Yulo and Juancho Besana won gold and bronze medals, respectively, in the men’s vault event.

Caloy Yulo dethroned Vietnam in the men’s rings. Caloy Yulo scored 14.40 in the men’s rings event to snatch the gold medal from the last SEA Games champion Dang Nam of Vietnam, who settled with a silver medal after scoring 13.80.

Philippine Kurash Team bagged one gold, three silvers, and three bronze medals. Jackielou Escarpe won a gold medal in the men’s minus-73 Kurash event.

Debuting Finnegan won two gold and silver medals. The 19-year-old Filipino-American Aleah Finnegan won a gold medal in the women’s vault event and another gold medal women’s team all-around. She fell short in the women’s individual all-around event and settled for a silver medal, only 0.40 behind Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthi.

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Triathlon star Mangorabang bagged two gold medals. Kim Mangorabang topped two SEA Games events. She secured her third straight gold medal in the women’s individual triathlon and added another gold medal in the women’s individual triathlon event.

Tan ended Philippine bowling’s 11-year gold drought. Merwin Tan won a gold medal in the men’s singles bowling event. Frederick Ong was the last Filipino bowler who won gold in 2011.

Philippine Athletics secured two golds and one silver. Obiena and Morrison bagged gold medals in SEA Games. EJ Obiena reset the SEA Games record in the pole event after jumping the 5.46-meter mark. William Morrison defended his shot put title. Janry Ubas settled for a silver medal in the men’s long jump.

Geriane reset the Philippines’ 50-m backstroke record. Jess Geriane captured a silver medal in the women’s 50-meter backstroke event after clocking 29.35 seconds, only 0.14 seconds behind Indonesia’s Masniari Wolf.

Silver in Wushu. Jones Inso fell short of winning the gold medal in the wushu men’s taolu taijiquan event. The silver medalist scored 9.70, only 0.01 behind Malaysia’s Zhi Yan Tan.

Indonesia eliminated the Azkals. The Philippine men’s football team suffered a tough defeat against Indonesia, 0-4. Azkals finished their run with 4 points after four matches in Group A.

Gilas Women had a lousy start in 3×3. Philippine women’s 3×3 team had a bad startβ€”suffering back-to-back losses against Thailand (14-21) and Vietnam (18-21), before winning against Cambodia (21-15). The Filipinas ended the day with a 1-2 win-loss record and must need to win all their games to qualify for the semifinals.

Indonesia shocked Gilas Men in 3×3. Philippine men’s 3×3 team absorbed a shocker, 13-15 loss at the hands of Indonesia. They won their first two gamesβ€”21-16 against Thailand, and 19-7 against Cambodia.

Polarizing results for Philippine Volleyball. The Philippine women’s volleyball team swept Malaysia to open their SEA Games campaign on a high note. The Philippine men’s volleyball team will miss out on the semifinals after a 0-2 win-loss startβ€”a four-set loss against Cambodia, and swept by Thailand.

NCAA Season 97 Men’s Basketball

Letran sans Abando completed a comeback attempt against Mapua in Game One. Colegio de San Juan de Letran is now a win away from securing a second straight crown after winning 68-63 over Mapua University. Brent Paraiso and Mark Sangalang scored 14 apiece for the Knights. Rhenz Abando, who went down with a foot injury after a highlight put-back dunk in the third period, finished with 13 points and 7 rebounds.

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Philippine Basketball Association

PBA Draft 2022. Blackwater selected Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser as the top pick in the 2022 PBA Draft.

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Full List of PBA Draftees in 2022
First Round
Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser – Blackwater
Jeremiah Gray – Terrafirma
Jeo Ambohot – Converge
Justin Arana – Converge
Gian Mamuyac – Rain or Shine
JM Calma – NorthPort
Tyrus Hill – NLEX
Javi Gomez de LiaΓ±o – Barangay Ginebra
Kurt Lojera – Blackwater
Shaun Ildefonso – Rain or Shine
Mark Dyke – Blackwater
Keith Zaldivar – Magnolia
Second Round
Ato Ular – Blackwater
Tyler Tio – Phoenix
Kameron Vales – Converge
Chris Lalata – Phoenix
Jhonard Clarito – Rain or Shine
RJ Ramirez – Rain or Shine
Encho Serrano – Phoenix
Jayson David – Barangay Ginebra
Chester Saldua – NLEX
Christian Fajarito – Meralco
Enzo Joson – Phoenix
Carlo de Chavez – Magnolia
Third Round
Daryl Pascual – Blackwater
Allen Mina – Terrafirma
Jollo Go – Converge
Alvin Baetiong – Phoenix
Rhaffy Octobre – Rain or Shine
John Apacible – NorthPort
Levi dela Cruz – NLEX
Rence Alcoriza – Barangay Ginebra
Jerwyn Guinto – San Miguel
JJ Espanalo – Meralco
Roberto Bartolo – TNT
Orlan Wamar – Magnolia
Fourth Round
Earvin Lacsamana – Blackwater
Shaq Alanes – Terrafirma
PASS – Converge
Leonard Esguerra – Phoenix
PASS – Rain or Shine
JJ Caspe – NorthPort
PASS – Barangay Ginebra
Lyndon Colina – San Miguel
Andrey Armenion – Meralco
John Villanueva – TNT
Garciano Puerto – Magnolia
Fifth Round
Arthur Navasero – Blackwater
Sandy Senal – Terrafirma
PASS – Converge
Nino Ibanez – Phoenix
PASS – Rain or Shine
Yves Sazon – NorthPort
PASS – Barangay Ginebra
John Gonzaga – San Miguel
PASS – Meralco
PASS – Magnolia
Sixth Round
PASS – Blackwater
Red Cachuela – Terrafirma
PASS – Converge
Nichole John Ubalde – Phoenix
PASS – Rain or Shine
PASS – NorthPort
PASS – Barangay Ginebra
CJ Cadua – San Miguel
PASS – Meralco
PASS – Magnolia


Heat torched the 76ers. Filipino-American head coach Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat advanced to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals after beating the Philadelphia 76ers in six games. Jimmy Butler finished with 32 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists.

Splash brothers went hot and eliminated Grizzlies. Klay Thompson and Steph Curry knocked down combined 13 three-pointers, scoring 30 and 29 respectively, to lead the Golden State Warriors in a 110-96 Game Six victory against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Doncic-led Mavericks shocked top-seeded Suns. Dallas Mavericks shut down Devin Booker and Chris Paul’s duo to destroy the Phoenix Suns in Game Seven, 123-90, and advance to the NBA Western Conference Finals. Luka Doncic led the Mavs with 35 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists. Spencer Dinwiddle and Jalen Bronson scored 30 and 24, respectively. Suns star players Booker and Paul ended with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Celtics eliminated reigning NBA champion Bucks. Grant Williams (27 points) went hot as Boston Celtics took a 109-81 victory against Milwaukee Bucks in a rubber match. Boston will face Miami in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.

Ray Parks Jr, Nagoya was swept in the quarterfinals. Kawasaki Brave Thunders swept Nagoya Diamond Dolphins in the best-of-three B.League quarterfinals.