Rain Or Shine (ROS) almost squandered a comfortable lead after the third quarter but held on to an 82-79 win in the main game of the PBA Philippine Cup doubleheader at the Cuneta Astrodome on Friday night.
The UST Growling Tigers, now winless through 13 tries in the UAAP Season 80, surely misses the good ole days.
They may be playing on opposing PBA teams now, but these former Growling Tigers have something to look back as a Tomasian.
The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters held the Star Hotshots to give them their first loss in the 2017 PBA Governor's Cup, 92-88, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Gilas Pilipinas will face a tough Canadian squad as it opens its bid in the 39th William Jones Cup in Chinese Taipei.
Team manager Butch Antonio says a victory in Chinese Taipei is a positive step in Gilas' preparations for bigger tournaments such as the Southeast Asian Games and the FIBA Asia Cup.
Jio Jalalon, Roger Pogoy, Ed Daquioag, Mac Belo, Fonso Gotladera, Matthew Wright and Mike Myers were named to the Gilas Pilipinas squad that will see action in the upcoming William Jones Cup in Taiwan.
Maturity and outside shooting are some of the crucial issues that Mahindra’s breakout star LA Revilla, Norbert Torres of Phoenix and the rest of the Gilas newcomers now face after their surprise inclusion in the elite 25-man Gilas Pilipinas…