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Bombers, Junior Altas crowned NCAA 3×3 basketball champs

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Jose Rizal University and Perpetual Junior Altas defeated the San Sebastian Stags and the La Salle Greenhills Greenies, respectively, and were crowned champions of 3×3 basketball in the seniors’ and juniors’ divisions of the #NCAASeason99 3×3 Tournament on Saturday at the JRU Gym in Kalentong, Mandaluyong City.

The Heavy Bombers outsmarted San Sebastian College-Recoletos Golden Stags in the finals, 21-20, in 10 minutes of play. 

The Junior Altas, composed of Louie Rosales, Icee Callangan, JD Pagulayan and bigman LeBron Jhames Daep of coach Gerald Dizon, ripped the Greenies,16-9, in the inaugural season of three-on-three basketball in the oldest collegiate league in the country.

Jonathan Medina of the JRU Heavy Bombers and Icee Callangan were named Season MVPs in their respective divisions.

The SSC-R Golden Stags received the silver medal, while College of St. Benilde Blazers settled for bronze in the seniors’ division.

The St. Benilde-LSGH Greenies settled for the silver and bronze went to the San Beda Red Cubs in the Junior Division.


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