The Letran Knights survived an overtime thriller against the San Sebastian Golden Stags, 79–75, to extend their winning streak to four in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Letran’s winning streak ended when a familiar foe in Lyceum rose back from 17 points down to outlast them, 68–75, in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre on Friday.
There’s always a story behind the numbers your favorite players wear on their backs. It’s either inspired by a famous sports icon, a significant date to recall in their lives, or simply a symbol of their faith in superstitions.
Former Letran track and field standout Archand Bagsit made a dashing performance in the recent Intercity Athletics Championships in Hong Kong last June.
Drama and controversy loomed the Colegio with Bong Quinto and JP Calvo’s shocking decision days before the NCAA season began. But it’s a matter of perfect timing that brought the Letran community back to its heels.
In order to ignite the Arriba Spirit of the students and staff, the Colegio recently held its annual Pep Rally with the theme “IGKNIGHT: Braver, Bolder, Stronger, United!” bringing the whole Letran community together in anticipation for the 93rd season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Juggling athletic activities and academics during the season is surely difficult for student-athletes. But that doesn’t mean they don’t do anything else outside of the two.
On a fine summer day, while watching a pre-season game with new players donning college jerseys, basketball fans will certainly ask the inevitable questions: who are those new players on the bench? Or maybe, am I looking at possibly the next Samboy Lim?
The National Collegiate Athletics’ Association (NCAA) will be bringing back basketball games closer to the students this year in its reintroduction of ‘NCAA on Tour’.
If there's something the new look Letran Knights have to work and focus on, it's their confidence and character as a team.