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Big Night for June Mar Fajardo as he wins 2nd Straight PBA MVP Award and 2nd PBA Title

17 Jul
Fajardo is back to back MVP (photo from:

Fajardo is back to back MVP (photo from:

Pinamungahan’s June Mar Fajardo capped a banner year at the Philippine Basketball Association by getting multiple awards and a PBA title in the same day. The last day of the 2014-15 PBA season belonged to Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen.  The Beermen brought the brooms at the Smart Araneta Coliseum by beating the Alaska 91-81 en route to 4-0 sweep of their best of 7 2014-2015 Governor’s Cup Finals. Continue reading


UAAP Jrs.: Pingoy’s 21 not enough to clinch title

28 Sep
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It was the height of typhoon Pedring and two of the best high school teams in the country battled for the UAAP Juniors title. FEU-FERN won game 1 and if they win Game 2, they will be declared as the season 74 high school champion.

The first half belonged to the No.1 seeded FEU-FERN Baby Tamaraws as they were led by junior’s MVP Jerie Pingoy’s 17 points. The NU Bullpups were facing a 19-29 deficit going to the final half. NU clamped down on Pingoy’s teammates in the 3rd quarter and made a daring 13-2 run at the end of the quarter to cut down FEU’s lead to one. With momentum on their side, NU continued to pounce on the Baby Tams to win 57-46 and set up a do or die battle on Sunday at the Arena in San Juan.

Pingoy only had 4 points in the final half to finish with 21 points. Raphael Atangan, Paolo Rivero, and Norjohn Tendenilla combined for 41 points and 29 rebounds to neutralize the ex-University of Cebu Baby Webmaster.


NU 57 – Atangan 20, Rivero 11, Tendenilla 10, Baliton 4, Tansingco 4, Subrabas 3, Busa 3, Lapiz 2, Villagracia 0, Lopena 0, Cauilan 0, Castillo 0, Napa 0.

FEU-FERN 46 – Pingoy 21, J. Hassan 7, Luz 6, A. Hassan 6, Aguilon 2, San Jose 2, Estacio 2, You 0, Estrada 0, Domingo 0, Delfinado 0.

Quarterscores: 15-11, 19-29, 38-39, 57-46.

UAAP Jrs. Finals: Pingoy leads FEU-FERN to Game 1 win

24 Sep

Season 74 Jrs. MVP Jerie Marlon Pingoy has once again displayed an amazing statline in FEU-FERN’s 71-67 victory over the NU Bullpups. The son of ex-pro Jerie Sr. finished the game with 22 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 5 steals. Pingoy’s last assist to Joshua Aguilon accounted for the scre that made the game out of reach for NU.

The game was in favor of FEU-FERN early as they took a 33-19 lead at the half. NU slowly eat up the lead to tie the game in the final quarter, 63-all. The Baby Tams almost lost as they put Raphael Atangan in the free throw line at 63-63. Luckily, he missed his free throws to send the game into overtime.

The ex-UC ball player Pingoy scored the first 4 points in the overtime period to give the lead to the Baby Tams at 67-63. The Tams protected the 4 point cushion until the game ended. FEU is now 1 win away from a UAAP Juniors title.

FEU-FERN 71 – Pingoy 22, Domingo 9, Estacio 9, Luz 8, Aguilon 8, You 4, A. Hassan 4, Delfinado 3, J. Hassan 2, Palacio 2, San Jose 0.

NU 67 – Tendenilla 16, Baliton 12, Busa 12, Rivero 9, Atangan 8, Tansingco 7, Subrabas 2, Lopena 1, Villagracia 0, Battad 0, Napa 0.

Quarters: 14-10, 33-19, 52-46, 63-63, 71-67

UAAP Jrs.: Pingoy leads FEU to a No.1 Seeding

13 Sep
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With the top seeding on the line in their last game in the elimination round, Jerie MArlon Pingoy and Jovanie Cruz conspired to lead the FEU Baby Tamaraws to a victory over 3rd-running NU Bullpups. The 71-60 win, is the 12th win of the season and it clinched the No.1 seeding in the Final 4. NU finished 10-4 in the eliminations and they will need to beat No.2 DLSZ Junior Archers twice to secure a spot in the finals. FEU will face the Blue Eaglets in the other Final 4 pairing with FEU enjoying a twice to beat advantage.

The former UC high school player Pingoy had 14 points, eight steals, seven assists and five rebounds in the win over NU. He is the leading MVP contender for the junior basketball competitions of the 74th season of the UAAP.

UAAP Jrs.: Cebuano Jerie Pingoy leads Baby Tams anew

5 Sep
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The FEU Baby Tamaraws once again leaned on Marlon Jerie Pingoy to subdue a tough UST Baby Tigers 5, 51-48 to hike up its standing to 11-2. Pingoy scored 26 points along with 9 big rebounds to cement his status as the leading MVP candidate in Jrs.  basketball division of the Season 74 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

Pingoy used to play for the University of Cebu High School squad. He has been the leading scorer for the Baby Tams that is fighting for the top 2 slots in this year’s competition. The main rivals for FEU are the De la Salle Zobel Baby Archers and the National University Bullpups. FEU needs to beat NU to assure itself of a twice-to-beat advantage in the Final 4.

Current Standings:

FEU 11-2

La Salle Zobel 11-2

NU 10-3

Ateneo 8-5

Adamson 6-7

UST 5-8

UE 1-12

UPIS 0-13

Match-ups for this weekend:


UST vs. AdU


FEU vs. NU

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