Two of the Largest Collegiate sports organization are set to open their newest season.
The National Collegiate Athletics Association of the Philippines or NCAA is now on their 88th season and it is hosted by the Colegio De San Juan De Letran their opening will be on June 23 2012, I am not yet sure if the opening will be at the SM MOA Arena or at the Araneta Coliseum, The only thing that I am sure is that all of the basketball games will be played at the SM MOA Arena, NCAA still has 10 teams namely the Arellano University Chiefs, Letran Knights, College of Saint Benilde Blazers, EAC Generals, JRU Heavy Bombers, Lyceum Pirates, Mapua Cardinals, San Sebastian Golden Stags, UPHSD Altas, and the Defending champions San Beda Red Lions. The game format for the basketball event is still double round robin every team will have 18 games each.Meanwhile the University Athletics Association of the Philippines is now celebrating their 75th season this coming July 14, 2012, It will be hosted by the National University, Still the UAAP has 8 teams participating namely the Adamson University Falcons, the Ateneo Blue Eagles, the De La Salle Green Archers, The FEU Tamaraws, National U Bulldogs, UE Red Warriors, UP Fighting Maroons, and the UST Growling Tigers, and like the NCAA, UAAP also use the Double Round Robin type of Elimination each team have 14 games to play.
Update: The NCAA season 88 opening ceremonies on June 23, Saturday will be at the Araneta Coliseum at 4pm. followed by the first game will be San Sebastian College Golden Stags versus this years host the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights, followed by JRU Heavy Bombers versus the Mapua Institute of Technology Cardinals, Games will be televised on AKTV on IBC13
Update: The UAAP season 75 will opening ceremonies will be held at the MOA Arena on July 14, Saturday at 1pm, followed by the first game at 2pm between this years host school National U Bulldogs facing the UE Red Warriors, and on the second game at 4pm it will be between last years Runner Up FEU Tamaraws against the UST Growling Tigers.
While on July 15, Sunday, The De La Salle Green Archers will face the UP Fighting Maroons at 2pm followed by the match between the Defending Champions Ateneo Blue Eagles will face the only team that beat them in the eliminations last year the Adamson Falcons. all games will be held at the SM MOA Arena, and televised live on Studio 23.
As soon as I got the complete list of the Final Line Up of each participating schools in the UAAP and the NCAA. and also the complete schedule. :D