10 August 2019
By Kevin Estrada
A tripleheader of men’s basketball games will open the new season of the UAAP as it tips off on September 4 at the Araneta Coliseum.
The said three-game schedule will only happen on a Wednesday, as it compressed the entire schedule due to the country’s hosting of the Southeast Asian Games which will happen in November.
For the second year running, season hosts and two-time defending champions Ateneo will face Adamson for their first assignment at the Big Dome, with the opening tip set at 4PM.
UST and UE will square off first at 10:30 in the morning, followed by FEU and last season’s finalists UP square off at 12:30 in the afternoon.
The finals rematch featuring the Battle of Katipunan will be the last game in the first round which will happen on September 29 at Araneta Coliseum.
The rivalry game between Ateneo and La Salle will cap off the opening weekend on Sunday, September 8, which will tip off at the Big Dome at 4PM
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