(SGS gym, Quezon City)
9 a.m. – UST vs LSGH
11 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
12 noon – UL vs NU
1:45 p.m. – Univ of Cebu vs FEU
3:15 p.m. – Xavier vs Mapua
Another batch of exciting young dribblers strut their wares tomorrow with title favorites National University and Far Eastern University going up against two provincial teams in the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship ‘Rain or Shine Cup’ at the SGS gym in Quezon City.
The NU Bullpups, bannered by Batang Gilas veteran Carl Tamayo and wily guard Terrence Fortea collide with the Dagupan City’s University of Luzon Golden Cubs at 12 noon while the RJ Abarrientos-led FEU Baby Tamaraws test the mettle of University of Cebu Webmasters at 1:45 p.m.
Reining NCAA titlist Mapua (Malayan) University collides with Xavier School at 3:15 p.m. in a game that will see Paolo Hernandez and Dan Arches of the Red Robins going up against Miguel Tan, Jadrick Lim, Darren Sytin and Ryan Yu of the Golden Stallions.
Also worth watching is the 9 a.m. showdown between former NCAA champion La Salle Greenhills and University of Santo Tomas with both teams determined to win the annual event for the first time.
The tournament that offers R50,000 to the champion school officially starts today with league chairman Terry Que of Rain or Shine and vice chairman Eduard Tio of Freego ready to welcome the participants.