22.8 C
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Home Second Headlines UST barges into UAAP 82 men's basketball finals

UST barges into UAAP 82 men’s basketball finals


RENZO Subido hit the go-ahead triple as University of Santo Tomas (UST) stunned the University of the Philippines (UP) to clinch the second finals berth in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Veteran guard Subido swished the dagger trey against the outstretched arm of big man Bright Akhuetie with 23.6 seconds left, sending the Growling Tigers to their first finals appearance in four years.

The fourth seed UST will battle two-time defending champion Ateneo De Manila University in the best-of-three finals.

Game One of the championship showdown is on Saturday, November 16 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Thunberg slams climate change inaction as Davos awaits Trump

DAVOS, Switzerland: Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed global inaction on climate change in front of the world's top business leaders, as...

Iran MP offers $3M ‘to anyone who kills Trump’

TEHRAN: An Iranian lawmaker on Tuesday offered a $3-million reward to "anyone who kills" US President Donald Trump to avenge the assassination of a...

Taiwan reports first case of new SARS-like virus

TAIPEI: Taiwan on Tuesday reported its first confirmed case of the new SARS-like coronavirus as the government warned the public against travelling to Chinese...

Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs – UN

GENEVA: More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said on Monday, warning that a lack of access to...

Wildcard Sharapova dumped out in Australian Open first round

MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova's faltering career hit a fresh low Tuesday when the five-time Grand Slam champion was turfed out in the first round of...

Today’s Front Page January 22, 2020

Today’s Front Page January 22, 2020