After their the UAAP and NCAA Finals in which the Ateneo Blue Eagles had captured their fourth consecutive win in the UAAP Finals, and the Red Lions, who streaked to back-to-back crowns in the NCAA, another competition is being held which will pit these teams in a basketball match to see which is the best collegiate teams in the country. This is the 2011 Philippine Collegiate Champions League.
The Best Basketball Team According to latest UAAP news, the Ateneo Blue Eagles is aiming to get its third straight title in the tournament, who long been known as the champions in the inter-collegiate competition. On the other hand, the San Beda Red Lions, which finished third two years ago, seeks to become the first NCAA team to rule the tournament. Other than this year’s best collegiate basketball teams, other teams are also slated to battle it out in this tournament. According to latest UAAP news, those that are assured slots of the Sweet 16 berths are the UAAP Final Four, including Far Eastern University, Adamson, and University of Sto. Tomas.
As for the NCAA, their teams include Letran, San Sebastian, and Jose Rizal U. The Metro Manila qualifying games will stake two spots in the knockout phase, while the regional champions from North-Central Luzon, South Luzon-Bicol, Visayas and Mindanao dispute the remaining berths. Other than in Metro Manila, 2 more slots are also at stake in the Cesafi tournament in Cebu. La Salle’s Aim into the Sweet 16 Both UAAP teams, National U and De La Salle, are gunning to take the slots to the Sweet 16 of the 2011 Philippine Collegiate Champions League when they vie in the Metro Manila eliminations from Nov. 8 to 10 at the FilOil-Flying V Arena in San Juan.
After missing out on the Final Four in the UAAP, the Bulldogs and Archers gun for the two slots at stake against NCAA squads Mapua and Lyceum, University of Manila, St. Francis of Assisi, Centro Escolar University and Technological University of the Philippines. According to PBA News, those that have already entered the Sweet 16 berth are San Beda and San Sebastian, which will vie for the title starting Monday, and semifinalists Letran and Jose Rizal U. For more information visit to our site at