NEWS & ARTICLES

Ramon Emmanuel L. Ascue: Father of Philippine Developmental Basketball
by Gameface.ph (03/02/2006)


Ramon Emmanuel Ascue is as unassuming as the word can ever mean. He is not used to attention and he has no inclination to start. It thus took quite a prodding to get him to sit down for an interview amidst his busy schedule.

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GAMEFACE HARDCORE PLAYER OF THE FR MARTIN CUP OPEN INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT: RONNIE BUGHAO, GUARD, ATENEO DE MANILA
by Gameface.ph


Talk about star-crossed. Everything about Ronnie Bughao seems to come with just a tint of controversy. No one ever denied the man called Blue has immense basketball talent. But what stands out about him has almost nothing to do with basketball the cockiness (turning his back on opponents after taking a trey without bothering to see if it goes in), the outspokenness (refs just love this guy), the swagger (opposing players apologize to him whenever they knock down one of his teammates), the reputation (As of last summer he was still officially in a Red Lions uniform). In other words, he is everything hardcore.

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ATENEO CLAIMS FMC OPEN CROWN
by Gameface.ph


23 February 2006, FEU Gym. Ateneo De Manila turned back San Beda College in a hard-fought one-game championship 83-73, annexing the Fr Martin Cup Open Division (FMC Open) basketball title before a raucous crowd at the FEU Gym in Sampaloc, Manila. In the fourth installment of a renewing rivalry, the action was hot, fierce and every bit hardcore.

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Game Day 9: UST Beats Letran A, Ateneo Stops Letran B, FEU Over FATI
by Gameface.ph (2-17-06)


Game Day Nine of the Father Martin Cup Open Invitational at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Gym in Manila saw twin losses by Collegio San Juan de Letran (CSJL) as University of Santo Tomas (UST) nosed out its Team A, 83-80, and Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) trounced its Team B, 74-50. In the final game of the day, FEU beat out Far East Asian Technological Institute (FEATI), 63-58.

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Day 6: UST Over Letran-B; Letran-A Stops MLQU; FEU Repulses STI
by Gameface.ph (01/20/06)


Everybody appeared to be still suffering from Holiday Hangover as the first three games of the year of the Father Martin Cup Open Invitational all started out sluggishly. An early 8 A.M. start of Game Day Six at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Gym in Manila, however, did not prevent University of Santo Tomas (UST) from putting away Collegio San Juan de Letran`s (CSJL)-B, 77-69. Letran-A had its way with Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU), 74-59, while FEU had to repulse a late challenge by gritty System Technologies Institute (STI), 59-51.

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Day 5: STI over MLQU; FEU stops UST; SBC outclasses FEATI; ADMU defeats UA-P
by Gameface.ph


Game Day Five of the Father Martin Cup Open Invitational featured the last four games for the year at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Gym in the heart of downtown Manila. System Technologies Institute (STI) sailed past Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU), 62-54, while the University of Santo Tomas rampaged over FEU 90-73. San Beda College (SBC) pounded out a win over Far Easy Asian Technological Institute (FEATI) 60-57 and Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) finished off University of Assumption-Pampanga (UA-P) 80-73.

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Day 4: UST downs MLQU; DEU Stops UA-P; SBC dumps STI; FEATI Upsets Ateneo
by Gameface.ph


Game Day Four of The Father Martin Cup Open Invitational was played last Sunday, Dec. 11, instead of the usual Saturday, at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Gym in downtown Manila. University of Santo Tomas (UST) easily disposed of Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) 80-70, FEU was stretched by the University of Assumption-Pampanga (UA-P) 73-71, San Beda College (SBC) cruised past Systems Technology Institute (STI) 60-47 and Far East Asian Technological Institute (FEATI) wielded the upset axe against Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU), winning 86-79 in overtime.

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FMC OPEN DAY 3: ATENEO OVER UST; LETRAN-A CLOBBERS UA-P; FEU OUTCLASSES LETRAN-B; SBC BEATS MLQU; STI DOWNS FEATI
by Gameface.ph


Game Day Three of the Father Martin Cup Open Invitational featured recurring down to the wire action last Saturday at the Far Eastern University Gym in the heart of Manila. Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) repulsed persistent University of Santo Tomas (UST) 64-60. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) champion Collegio San Juan de Letrans (CSJL) two teams saw action for the first time, with Letran-A outlasting scrappy University of Assumption-Pampanga (UA-P) 68-62 and Letran-B falling victim to a last second shot by Far Eastern University (FEU) 49-50. San Beda College (SBC) beat an intense Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) 67-62 and the final game of the day featured a win by Systems Technology Institute (STI) over Far East Asia Technological Institute (FEATI) 57-53.

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NCAA/UAAP Teams Clobber Rivals in Day Two Of FMC Open Invitational.
by Gameface.ph


Day two of the Father Martin Cup Open Invitational featured four games at the FEU Gym last Saturday, November 26 . University of Santo Tomas (UST) nosed out a stubborn Far East Asia Technical Institute (FEATI) 66-64, FMC2 champion San Beda College (SBC) put away University of Assumption-Pampanga (UA-P) 81-70, Far Eastern University (FEU) repulsed a game Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU)69-65 and Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) thrashed Systems Technology Institute (STI).

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Beda Edges FEU, UST outclasses STI in FMC 3 Opener
by Gameface.ph


20 November 05 -- Action in the third conference of the Fr Martin Cup took off in low key but very intense games at the FEU Gym in Manila. San Beda Manila edged Far Eastern University B in the main game of the twinbill 53-50. Fr Martin Division 2 Most Valuable Player John Paul Escobal sank two pressure freethrows in the last 6.9 seconds off a deliberate foul by FEU to seal the win for the recently crowned Division 2 Champions.

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