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maganda yan if they can assure us na wala nang mangyayaring brawl katulad nung nangyari sa baste & sbc last december. tipid yan lalo sa mga magkakatabing schools. yun nga lang, not all schools have a descent gym that can accommodate all the spectators. siguro maganda yung Home & Away format kapag weekdays yung games tapos kapag weekends dun na tayo sa SM MOA ARENA or sa Big Dome.
Last edited by Rafiboy_05; Mar 9, 2012 at 12:17 AM.
it looks like our suggestions are being heard and considered
Battle of networks, school leagues looms next season
MANILA, Philippines - The NCAA is clashing head-on with the UAAP as the former decided to hold its basketball games the same days as that of the latter on a new television partner in TV5 through its sports channel AKTV on IBC 13.
“We’ll be holding our games on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and we’re planning to add a game or two on a Sunday or just before the PBA games,” said new Management Committee chair Fr. Vic Calvo, OP, of Season 88 host Letran in yesterday’s turnover ceremony at the Muralla campus in Intramuros.
The NCAA has ended its decade-long partnership with ABS-CBN’s Studio 23 and will forge a three-year contract with AKTV on IBC 13 as its new TV coveror.
Aside from that, Calvo said they’re planning to hold out-of-town games this year and at venues owned by the members’ sister schools in the provinces to widen its fan base.
“Yes, we’re planning to do that because we want to live up and be true to our league name by going really national,” said Calvo. “By doing that, we will also have a chance to reach out to our alumni and supporters in the provinces.”
Meanwhile, league president and Letran rector-president Fr. Tamerlane Lana, OP, officially accepted the Season 88 hosting from Dr. Anthony Tamayo of last year’s Season 87 host Perpetual Help in simple rites at Letran’s St. Thomas’ Building.
“The coming NCAA season promises to be an exciting one,” said Lana, who also congratulated Tamayo for a job well done in hosting last year’s events.
Letran, which last hosted the league nine years ago, is using theme “Celebrate 88: Conquering New Glories,” underscoring the league’s move to compete with the UAAP in game days and viewership.
“Letran will definitely tread new frontier for the premier league, we’re all set to give new glories to the NCAA,” said Calvo.
how are the facilities of those provincial campuses?
Not necessarily naman na sa campus ganapin ang games eh. Pwedeng sa mga town or provincial gym ganapin ang mga games. Pero syempre ang main supporters dapat ay yung mga students sa sister campus na yun at may mga fans din naman from non-ncaa schools sa provinces eh, dagdag mo pa yung mga alumni. Ala PBA yung gagawin nila sa NCAA.
Yung CSB pwede dito sa Lipa City (La Salle Lipa). Okay yung gym nila (Sentrum). Luma na nga lang pero pwede na for NCAA games. Nagiging venue nga for PBA games to eh.
Luzon base lang yata yun mga campuses ng NCAA, posibleng gayahin ng kabilang liga yan since marami silang campuses kahit sa visayas at mindanao
Gagayahin yan pag naging effective ang gagawin ng NCAA. Siyempre hindi magpapatalo yung "Money making minded bloodsucker" na studio23.
Im so excited for the next season. Kaya takot na takot din ang abs-cbn na mawala ang NCAA dahil syempre mahahati yung viewership nila. Hindi kasi nila inalagaang mabuti ang NCAA eh. Ayan tuloy! tsk.tsk
I remember, umiyak pa si Bianca Saldua (the Perpetual CSR) after the game ended. Maganda at classic talaga. Sayang hindi ito pinalabas.
The home-and-away format is not feasible. But the out-of-town games are very likely at pwede isabay sa out-of-town games ng PBA on Saturdays.
Aside from Batangas campus of La Salle/St. Benilde, the NCAA could go as far as La Salle Bacolod.
San Sebastian has its Cavite campus. Ang EAC mayrun din yata sa Cavite. Not sure though.
Then you have Letran in Calamba, Laguna and San Beda in Alabang.
But this is expensive. The cost of moving logistics in and out of Manila is expensive.
NCAA goes national na talaga. I remember last year ng PCCL games sa Ormoc its between ncaa teams san sebastian at letran. All-out support ang crowd dun, punong-puno ang venue. Masasabi kong marami din ang fans ng ncaa sa vismin like PBA
To jump start their coverage, AKTV should make a teaser video similar to the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championships in Turkey.
Sa AKTV version they could try Rome Dela Rosa dribbling thru Mendiola. Yousef Taha and Kevin Alas standing along the Intramuros wall. And Carlo Lastimosa crawling under LRT 1 at Taft Avenue.