Enter Romeo and company. Raging and all, Far Eastern University faces its biggest test yet. He also has no plans of recommending any rule changes and will retain Season 75 commissioner Ato Badolato along with his staff from last year as his deputies. Tams grab solo lead, clip Eagles By Jasmine W. The Falcons took a halftime lead thanks to Brondial, who connected on a no-look circus lay-up just as the buzzer sounded. We are well aware of that.

Ateneo remains a contender Austria also cautioned that amidst the new forces emerging, the league’s five-time defending champions remain a force to reckon with. Hopefully we can sustain this til the end. We’re after the improvement as we went along. Under Racela, the Tamaraws will have to work hard for everything, including playing minutes and a spot in the starting five. After the UST game, Romeo said winning the individual trophy was not his priority entering the season. Feu Dlsu Mac Belo scored six of their first 13 points, as he Tolomia and Roger Pogoy as they put pressure on Adamson’s interior defense in a run,

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But instead, he passed the ball lightning fast to seasno wide open RR Garcia for the easy lay-up. At that juncture, star players of each squad were already in double digits; Romeo had 12 while Jeron Teng had Romeo nailed a tough jumper to quell the run, and came back moments later with a challenged three-pointer with five and a half minutes remaining.

The Bulldogs called a timeout and set up Jeoffrey Javillonar for a quick two, but they were forced to foul RR Garcia, who split, and Dlsh U raced upcourt for a Robin Rono triple,with 8. Neither of the Bringas brothers remain on the FEU roster, but Christian Sentcheu and Anthony Hargrove will still be providing intimidation to anyone who dares to drive down the lane. But we will never know [until we play] who is the best team in the UAAP.

The Team also assisted on 20 of their field goals, most coming on key possessions.


A ceremonial passing of the torch was also conducted. Kahit beterano ka, tatamaan ka. I think nasagot yung tanong ko kung kaya ba naming dumepensa. We are well aware of that.

Meanwhile, the winner of the NU-La Salle match-up forges a logjam at second place. But for their part, UE’s coach Boysie Seeason said the praises don’t mean anything to him yet. More importantly, FEU’s dynamic duo finally look like they’re enjoying playing together.

The Tigers, who were playing without injured guard Jeric Teng, dropped to this season. The question right now, Racela said, is sustaining the run. Sinasabi nila na hindi sila puwede mag-co-exist but they are doing a good job.

Garcia clarified that amdu has always had a good relationship with Romeo.


FEU clamped down defensively for quick shots on the other end, as Romeo and Hargrove combined for eight to nudge their team ahead, But it was the extra passes leading to those attempts that impressed Racela the most. The Maroons tried to make it a game as the quarter wound down, finding Chris Ball for five points in an run in the final two minutes, trailing after three quarters.

Romeo scored 21 points for the Tamaraws in the fiercely fought game at the Mall of Asia Arena, none bigger than the four free throws he made down the stretch that sent five-time champions Ateneo to their second straight defeat while playing without injured star Kiefer Ravena.

We must play this way every time. After that he scored another three to come to within nine,with 1: Anthony Hargrove and Christian Sentcheu are tasked to protect the paint, Gryann Mendoza and Roger Pogoy have stretched their range, while Mac Belo and Carl Cruz consistently provide the intangibles and hustle plays. UE played their game and yet we were down by just five points.

Belo had a breakout game, scoring 10 points and hauling a career-high 13 rebounds. The loss came just three days after the five-time champions ended an alarming start with a rout of Adamson. Ateneo took a slim lead at the half thanks to Nico Elorde, who drained two free throws off a foul from Mike Tolomia. But Perasol expects his star player to be in better shape when the Blue Eagles try to avoid falling to an early hole against the Tamaraws on Wednesday. Adamson extended their lead early in the fourth quarter,on a trey by Harry Petilos.


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University of Santo Tomas survived La Salle in overtime,in front of an electric crowd of 17in the second game. Last season’s finalists also ran out of gas towards the end of the fourth quarter Abdul played 33 minutes while Ferrer played 32as they managed only a paltry 11 points in the final frame.

Michael Fontanilla January 28, at 9: Nico Elorde however canned a huge triple to keep the Eagles fighting. A split by Raymar Jose and a jumper by Tolomia sandwiched a lay-up by Teng, but the Archers built a seven-point surge to grab the lead at the end of the first frame, with two baskets by Teng and a triple by deadeye shooter Almond Vosotros, Elle Rose Cruz December 2, at 1: Ralf Olivares added 17 points.

However, they couldn’t quite capitalize on the absence of the Warriors’ center.

The last time Ateneo started the season with back-to-back losses was in Ravena is out indefinitely for Ateneo while nursing a sprained ankle Both battled evenly in the first aadmu with the Eagles taking a slight advantage at the break. On the court, the Tams were able to compile a record but did not qualify to the quarter-finals of the pre-season tournament. Romeo posted a season-high 26 points and four rebounds on of shooting.

Turnover points were also a huge factor for the Tamaraws. A triple from Harry Petilos put the Falcons up,with 8: