NCAA 94 opens with San Beda vs ex-coach Frankie Lim and Perpetual

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on May 30, 2018 03:51 PM
NCAA 94 opens with San Beda vs ex-coach and Perpetual
Robert Bolick and San Beda will take on the first test in their title defense courtesy of Perpetual and former coach Frankie Lim

San Beda University will begin its title defense in the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament up against somebody who knows a thing or two about its winning tradition.

The Red Lions’ first test in the new season will come on July 7 at the MOA Arena and will come against hosts University of Perpetual Help and its new coach in Frankie Lim.

As always, the latest tournament in the first and oldest collegiate league in the Philippines will be on S+A, S+A HD, and livestream.

In the season-opener tipping off at 2:00 PM, San Beda will trot out an almost intact lineup still led by Mythical selection Javee Mocon, Finals MVP Donald Tankoua, and top gun Robert Bolick. Also expected to contribute are AC Soberano, Clint Doliguez, and Jomari Presbitero as well as prized rookie Evan Nelle.

Opposite them will be Lim who won four championships as Red Lions mentor in the 2000s and who now leads the Altas as they try to return to relevance. He will lean on holdovers Prince Eze and AJ Coronel as well as incoming talent like Edgar Charcos and Jielo Razon.

Of course, before the first game of Season 94, there will be opening ceremonies at 12:00 PM.

In the day’s other game at 4:00 PM, Season 93 runner-up Lyceum of the Philippines University embarks on a new voyage with San Sebastian College-Recoletos as the first obstacle in its way.

Here is the full schedule for the first round:

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