Jerome Ortega starred for AMA Computer College also in NAASCU
Clare cagers of coach Jinino Manansala to pull away from FamilyMart-Enderun in a match featuring the finalists of last year's NAASCU
Acidre plays guard for the Eagles and played in five of the team's seven games during the eliminations of the recent NAASCU
The Blue Eagles forced the Saints into poor shooting and outscored the NAASCU
squad, 25-12, to take the win.
National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (Naascu
) schools were invited but the teams declined as officials felt they are not competitive enough.
The rest of the field are UAAP teams Far Eastern University, University of Santo Tomas and National University, NCAA squads Letran and San Sebastian, NAASCU
The Saints, the defending NAASCU
champions, led for almost the entire match before the Bulldogs pulled the rug from under them in the final 90 seconds of the game.
We also participate in the NAASCU
, where we have won three straight overall championships in as many years of participating.
Clare College and last year's runner-up De Ocampo Memorial College hurdled quarterfinal opponents to reach the semis in National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (NAASCU
) Season 18 basketball.
Tournament MVP Dave Almarinez Joining Almarinez in the Troops Hoops Mythical Five Selection were PhilHealth's Jonathan Aldave, who played for Letran and Toyota in the defunct Philippine Basketball League, EJ De Guzman, Cocolife's Niao Marquez, who once played for Air21 in the PBA, and Mark Montuaao, who last played for Informatics in NAASCU
as well as Wangs in the D-League.
He already played for me in Naascu
,' said Herrera, comparing his prized recruit to former PBA MVP Arwind Santos.
A degree holder in business administration through an athletic scholarship at CEU where she graduated two years ago, Pontejos led the Lady Scorpions to dominant seasons in the WNCAA and NAASCU
, winning several MVP honors along the way.