March 31, 2013, Renaissance, Bangkok, Thailand -- The Basketball Sport Association of Thailand (BSAT) , the country's national governing body in basketball has elected a new set of officers and a new president which was held recently at Renaissance hotel in Bangkok City. Newly elected President is Mr. Pipat Larppradhana.
Other BSAT Officers are Dr. Chira Hongladdarom (1st Vice-President); Lt. Gen. Chalermkiat Potongnak (2nd vice-president); Mr. Thongchai Vatanasakdakul (secretary general); Miss Thitirat Nopvoraprasert (Treasurer); Mr. Yingsak Phao-Injant (Competition Committee); Mr. Taschai Sansanapitayakorn (Technical Committee & Asian University representative). Bangkok City, Thailand
University of Visayas (uv) won the 65th National Students Basketball Championship in Bukidnon proivince, Southern Philippines
BUKIDNON, March 11, 2013 - Cebu’s University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers clobbered Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings of Davao City, 77-64, Sunday night to grab the title the 65th National Students Basketball Championship in Don Carlos Municipal, Bukidnon province.
The CM Farm-UV Green Lancers trailed 32-30 at halftime but ran off 13 consecutive points at the start of the third quarter to go ahead, 43-42.
The 2012 NSBC Defending Champion Jose Maria College Kings never recovered from the offensive onslaught and fell behind by as much as 21 points in the six-team tournament organized by the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) President Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and BAP region 10 officials led by Karl Fortich and Ruel Daba in coordination with municipality of Don Carlos Mayor Felix Manzano and his Vice Mayor Jude Palmada.
Burly Hernan Escosio, who earned top rookie and Most Valuable Player honors for the runner-up Lancers in the 2012 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc (CESAFI) competitions, knocked in 15 points and shifty playmaker John Michael Abad tallied 13 to thrill a capacity crowd of nearly 5,000 at the Josie Marie Zubiri Astrodome.
UV’s 17 year old Cameroon recruits Nlzelssed and Akomo combined for 17 markers. JMC was led by Martinez and Bob Ombecan with 15 points each.
Escosio and Abad were named co-MVPs of the tournament that included games being played in the towns of Dangcagan, Maramag and Quezon in this championship qualifying to the 10th Asian University Basketball Championship which will be held in September in Manila.
The Championship is in cooperation with the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) and supported by AgriNurture Inc (ANI), San Miguel Corporation, Bestank, H2O Technologies Philippines, Healthy Options, and Cobra Energy Drink.
Cagayan de Oro College took third place with a 95-73 rout of the University of Luzon Tigers from Dagupan City.
65th National Students Basketball Championship in Bukidnon province, southern Philippines, A qualifying to the 10th AUBC in Metro Manila
Photo caption taken March 7, 2013:
BAP organized the 65th National Students Basketball Championship (NSBC) in Bukidnon province with opening games between University of Luzon and Cagayan de Oro College held at Don Carlos gym in the presence of Don Carlos Mayor Felix Manzano, Vice Mayor Jude Palmada, BAP treasurer Tony Fabico and BAP Provincial Director Ruel Roa Daba.
Team standings: Win /Loss
University of the Visayas 1-0
Jose Maria college 1-0
Cagayan De Oro College 1-0
University of Luzon 1-1
Pilgrim College 0-1
Philippine College Foundation 0-2
Cebu powerhouse University of the Visayas scored an emphatic 157-55 victory over host Philippine College Foundation (Valencia, Bukidnon) at the start of the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) - 65th National Student Basketball Championship in Don Carlos, Bukidnon province.
The Felix Belano-coached Green Lancers, who lost to the South Western University in the 2012 CESAFI finals, were bolstered by Cameroon recruits Nlzelsses and Babia, who tallied 35 and 17 points, respectively. Codilla also chipped in 17 markers.
Defending NSBC titlist Jose Maria College from Davao made short work of Pilgrim College of Cagayan De Oro city, 95-72, in the six-team tournament organized by the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) President Senator Antonio Trillanes and supported by Don Carlos, Bukidnon Mayor Felix Manzano and Vice Mayor Jude Palmada.
University of Luzon from Pangasinan split its two assignments. The Dagupan based team, which is supported by Dagupan City Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez and BAP region-1 Board Chair Jack Vidal, beat Philippine College of Foundation of Valencia, Bukidnon, 101-64, behind 15 points by Dennis Cuaresma and 13 each by Jeffrey Vitales and Kevin Sespene.
The champion of the 5th NSBC will qualify to the 10th Asian University Basketball Championship in September 2013 in Metro Manila hosted by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP), Asian University Basketball Federation (AUBF) and the BAP, with support from Agri Nurture Inc (ANI), Cobra Energy Drink, San Miguel Corporation, Bestank and Healthy Options.