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Xian Lim bares his basketball journey as U-TOWN goes to UE
ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 18, 2018 07:02 PM
Xian Lim once played basketball for the University of the East.
Actor Xian Lim is currently having the time of his life as he is able to live out his basketball dream as a player in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.
This Saturday (September 23) on “University Town” (U-Town), Xian shares how his athletic career actually began more than a decade ago as a varsity player for the University of the East (UE).
In the newest episode of “U-Town,” hosted by Gretchen Ho, Robi Domingo, and Alyssa Valdez, Xian reveals how basketball was the reason he left America, and how he is overjoyed now to finally play the sport competitively.
Also featured in this jam-packed episode is another famous UE alumnus, Allan Caidic, who has won numerous championships in the pro league and played for flag as the country’s top-gunner, earning him the moniker “Triggerman.” Allan shares how it is like to play for the UE Red Warriors, which owns the record for most consecutive titles in UAAP Men’s basketball with seven straight championships.
Gretchen and Robi also visit the Bullyfree Life Advocates, an organization in UE that aims to promote peace and kindness to make UE a bully-free campus. The two also take the viewers throughout the campus, revealing the perfect spots to hang-out and where there is a strongest wi-fi.
Volleyball star Alyssa then picks up a tennis racket to learn to hit and volley from members of the back-to-back champion in UAAP Men’s Tennis.
Take a trip inside the UE campus and meet its famous students and alumni with Gretchen Ho, Robi Domingo, and Alyssa Valdez in “U-Town” this Saturday (September 23) at 1 pm and catch it online on iWant after its airing.
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