NCAA: Stars set to shine bright in revamped Saints-Heroes showdown

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 26, 2019 08:51 AM
NCAA: Stars set to shine bright in revamped Saints-Heroes
(Photos by Josh Albelda)

Stars of the past come home even as stars of the present take center stage anew in the revamped NCAA All-Star Game in Season 95.

Jio Jalalon joins Team Heroes as they go at it with Team Saints fronted by Rey Nambatac and champion Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Tuesday at MOA Arena.

Jalalon and Nambatac go home and get to share the stage with the likes of the Marcelino twins, Jerrick Balanza, and RK Ilagan starting at 4:00 p.m. on S+A, S+A HD, LIGA, LIGA HD, iWant and via livestream.

Unlike years past, the revamped All-Star Game will feature two current players as well as one alumnus for each and every member-school.

As such, Jalalon is part of the Chiefs' contingent alongside Kent Salado and Justin Arana.

Flanking them for Team Heroes are Jethro Mendoza, JP Maguliano, and Sidney Onwubere of Emilio Aguinaldo College; Ry Dela Rosa, Agem Miranda, and Philip Paniamogan of Jose Rizal University; Jaycee Marcelino, Jayvee Marcelino, and Kevin Lacap of Lyceum of the Philippines University; and Laurenz Victoria, Christian Bunag, and Yousef Taha of Mapua University.

At the opposite end will be Nambatac who will be joined by Season 95 champion Knights Jerrick Balanza and Bonbon Batiller.

Then completing Team Saints are College of St. Benilde's Justin Gutang, Edward Dixon, and Paolo Taha; San Beda University's Clint Doliguez, AC Soberano, and Ryusei Koga; San Sebastian College-Recoletos' RK Ilagan, Alvin Capobres, and Michael Calisaan; and University of Perpetual Help's Edgar Charcos, Ben Adamos, and Justin Alano.

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