The undefeatable spirit of teamwork and greatness in the realm of sports once again catches fire for the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) as the league formally kicks off its highly-anticipated 77th season this Saturday (July 12) with the theme, “Unity in Excellence”.
Once more, the UAAP’s students, athletes, teachers, and professors are set to gather in the spectacle of the pursuit of excellence in the field of athletics as an exciting new season begins with the league’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball tournaments.
Season 77 host, University of the East, has prepared an out-of-this-world opening ceremony, which will air live on ABS-CBN Sports+Action starting at 12:30pm, to be followed by a Primer on the eight men’s teams participating in the basketball tournament: the Adamson Falcons, the Ateneo Blue Eagles, the De La Salle Green Archers, the FEU Tamaraws, the NU Bulldogs, the UP Fighting Maroons, the UST Growling Tigers and host-squad UE Red Warriors.
The De La Salle Green Archers will start its title defense against the FEU Tamaraws right after the UE Red Warriors and the UP Fighting Maroonsl begin hardcourt hostilities at 2:00pm.
ABS-CBN Sports+Action will air all UAAP men’s basketball games, including the 11am DLSU-ADMU face-off on July 20. UAAP men’s basketball games will continue the Wednesday-Saturday-Sunday schedule adopted last year. Same-day replays are on Balls on Skycable Channel 34 and on Destiny Channel 36.
[stextbox id=”astig”]UAAP Season 77 may also be seen live on Balls HD and streamed live via http://uaapsports.tv.
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