After a long wait, action in the UAAP Season 82 volleyball tournament will finally begin on Tuesday, March 3, at the MOA Arena.
Pushed back weeks from its original opening day, the second semester centerpiece spectacle opens its door for another exciting season with Far Eastern University and University of the East crossing paths in both the men’s and women’s divisions to get the ball rolling.
Meeting at 2:00 p.m. are the Tamaraws and Red Warriors followed by the Lady Tamaraws and Lady Warriors’ clash at 3:30 p.m.
All games are available on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and via livestream.
Defending women’s champion Ateneo de Manila University starts its title-retention bid on Wednesday in a clash with University of the Philippines while men’s three-peat-seeking National University squares off with University of Sto. Tomas in the curtain-raiser.
The tournament was supposed to begin last February 15 but the UAAP Board decided to suspend all second semester sports following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Here’s the full first round schedule: