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Roxas City, Capiz – University of Visayas (UV) and Nazareth School of National University (NU) were crowned champions in their respective divisions at the SBP-Passerelle Twin Tournament National Finals in Roxas City, Capiz. Around 120 student-athletes saw action at Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center, where they went head-to-head and competed for the biggest title in youth basketball.

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From a single pawn brokering shop in Palawan in 1985 to the fastest growing and leading pawnshop and money remittance network in the Philippines, Palawan Express Pera Padala strongly identifies with the UP Fighting Maroons.

For more than three decades, UP’s performance in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) has been sub-par, with only one basketball championship to boast of in the post-war era. For many years, there were winless seasons, empty galleries, less than spartan team funds.

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The ink on the NCAA’s notice of allegations was but a few hours old when officials at Kansas huddled with Jayhawks coach Bill Self and crafted a strongly worded response that not only disputed the claims but went on the offensive.

The tradition-rich program, which found itself in the crosshairs amid the FBI’s investigation of corruption in college basketball, instead suggested it was the victim in a play-for-pay scheme crafted by Adidas executives.

“We strongly disagree with the allegations,” athletic director Jeff Long said. “We fully support Coach Self and his staff and we will vigorously defend the allegations against him.”

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Pat Pesquera's prayers were answered as she buried the miraculous three-pointer from halfcourt to finally end University of the Philippines' heartaches with a thrilling 55-52 triumph over University of the East Saturday in the UAAP Season 82 Women's Basketball Tournament at SM Mall of Asia Arena.

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Thirdy Ravena fired a season-best 23 points as Ateneo clipped Adamson, 80-74, to clinch a playoff in the Final Four of the UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball Tournament Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The two-time Finals MVP broke through the 20-point barrier, becoming the first player from the Katipunan side to do so, while also collecting five assists and four rebounds to stay immaculate at 9-0.

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