Four teams led by season host University of Santo Tomas (UST) will debut on the opening day of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 79 men’s basketball tournament on September 4 at the Araneta Coliseum.
UST will be facing Ateneo de Manila University at 4 p.m. while University of the Philippines tackles Adamson University at 2 p.m.
Defending champion Far Eastern University opens its title-retention bid on September 7 against De La Salle University at 4 p.m. while National University battles University of the East at 2 p.m. on the same day at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
The highly anticipated Ateneo-La Salle game will be on October 2 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The games are scheduled on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The opening ceremonies will be on September 3 at the UST quadrangle.