Gilas cadet Troy Rike takes his talents to NU in UAAP

first_imgLATEST STORIES Wimbledon giantkiller happy to come out as gay Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The Fil-American big man doesn’t have to serve residency as he will be taking up a master’s degree in NU. He can suit up as early as the upcoming UAAP Season 81.The former Demon Deacon played a total of 23 games in the NCAA mostly on a backup role.A 6-foot-7 forward, Rike will join an NU rotation that has brothers Shaun and Dave Ildefonso, Dave Wilson Yu, and John Lloyd Clemente.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Season 81 🦅🏹🐯🦅🐶🐃🗡 ?— Troy Rike (@troyrike) July 5, 2018 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Troy Rike already played for four years with Wake Forest but that doesn’t mean his collegiate eligibility is over.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ At 22-years-old, Rike is still eligible to play one more year of collegiate basketball in the Philippines and he decided to exhaust it with National University in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament.Rike posted a mixtape on his Twitter account announcing that he’ll be suiting up for the Bulldogs in 2018.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img read more

US’ Kearney Wins World Moguls Title

first_imgKREISCHBERG, Austria — American freestyle skier Hannah Kearney won the world title in dual moguls, while Mikael Kingsbury of Canada earned the men’s gold medal on Jan. 19.It was Kearney’s 10th medal and fourth gold at a major championship. She won the world title in moguls in 2005 and two years ago, but it was her first triumph in dual moguls.“I’ve never won the dual world championships, it means a lot to me,” Kearney said. “Ten years ago, I won my first world championship gold medal. To stay at the top for ten years, I’ve got to thank my trainers, my coaches, for helping me achieve that.”Kearney defeated Justine Dufour-Lapointe in the final by 29-6 points, a day after the Canadian beat Kearney in the moguls final.“It’s great to have a next day when you are a little bit disappointed,” said the American, who has won 43 World Cup events. “It was a bit faster today and I felt stronger with every run.”Yulia Galysheva of Kazakhstan edged defending champion Chloe Dufour-Lapointe of Canada 18-17 for the bronze medal. Chloe Dufour-Lapointe was beaten by her younger sister Justine in the semifinals.Kingsbury defeated fellow Canadian Philippe Marquis 20-15 in the men’s final for his first world dual moguls gold after finishing runner-up twice.Kingsbury bounced back from losing his moguls title Jan. 18, when he was upset in the final by Anthony Benna of France.Marc-Antoine Gagnon made it a Canadian podium sweep by beating Sho Kashima of the United States in the small final.The next medal events of the freestyle skiing and snowboard worlds are the slopestyle finals for both disciplines on Jan. 21.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more