San Beda, Lyceum still title favorites for NCAA Season 94

San Beda, Lyceum still title favorites for NCAA Season 94

first_imgBicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees The Red Lions remain the heavyweights and will be gunning for their third straight title while the Pirates are coming off a historic season where they went 18-0 in the elimination round before getting swept in the finals.“I think the teams that figured in the finals before and that’s San Beda and Lyceum [are the teams to beat],” said University of Perpetual Help coach Frankie Lim, who is making his NCAA comeback six years after stepping down as San Beda’s coach following his involvement in a brawl that got him a two-year ban from the league.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownInterestingly, Lim and the Altas, who are the Season 94 hosts, play the Lions in the very first game of the season.“I think every year has been the same. It’s the host school against the defending champion,” Lim said. “It should be an exciting game to watch. We’ll give a good fight.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Reigning champion San Beda and finalist Lyceum were the consensus favorites to no one’s surprise ahead of NCAA Season 94, which opens on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT The Pirates, with MVP CJ Perez back, are expected to give the Red Lions their stiffest challenge.The new season, however, won’t be all about San Beda and Lyceum. Coaches are also convinced that all schools have bolstered their lineups, making it a level playing field.“After San Beda and Lyceum, all the rest I think have improved a lot in terms of keeping the competition balanced,” said College of St. Benilde coach TY Tang.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trialcenter_img Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town LATEST STORIES View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Soltones pours her heart out to lift PayMaya to deciding semis game Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READlast_img

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