NCAA Season 80

NCAA Season 80 is the 2004-2005 season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines). It is divided into two divisions: Seniors division for college students, and the Juniors division for high school students.

NCAA Season 80
Host schoolUPHD colors.svg University of Perpetual Help System DALTA
TaglineMighty @ 80!
SeniorsPCU school colors PCU Dolphins
JuniorsCSB school colors La Salle Greenies
Seniors' champions
Basketball PCU school colors PCU N/A
Juniors' champions
Basketball San Beda school colors San Beda N/A
(NT) = No tournament; (DS) = Demonstration Sport;
(Ex) = Exhibition;

Seniors' basketball tournamentEdit

NCAA Season 80
Host schoolUniversity of Perpetual Help DALTA System
Men's Finals 1 2Wins
  Perpetual Altas 68 600
  PCU Dolphins 70 722
DurationSeptember 17-22
Arena(s)Araneta Coliseum, Rizal Memorial Coliseum
Finals MVPRobert Sanz
TV network(s)Studio 23 and TFC
Juniors' Finals 1 23Wins
  San Beda Red Cubs 87 76882
  Letran Squires 77 81721
DurationSeptember 17-24
Arena(s)Araneta Coliseum, Rizal Memorial Coliseum
Finals MVPRogemar Menor
TV network(s)Studio 23 and TFC
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The 2004 edition of the postseason tournament started on September 8, 2004 and ended on September 22, 2004, with the Philippine Christian University (PCU) Dolphins winning their first NCAA Basketball championship at the expense of the University of Perpetual Help Dalta System (UPHDS) Altas. PCU's Robert Sanz was adjudged as the Finals MVP.

Elimination roundEdit

At end of the elimination round, the PCU Dolphins and the UPHDS Altas emerged at the top of the standings with identical 10-4 cards. The UPHDS Altas got the first seed by virtue of having a better points difference (UPHDS won the first game by 13 points, while PCU won the second game by nine points). Defending champions Letran Knights followed at third. Three teams were tied for the last Semi-Final berth. UPHDS, PCU and Letran received automatic semi-final berths.

Pos Team W L PCT GB Qualification
1   Perpetual Altas (H) 10 4 .714[a] Twice-to-beat in the semifinals
2   PCU Dolphins 10 4 .714[a]
3   Letran Knights 9 5 .643 1 Twice-to-win in the semifinals
4   San Beda Red Lions 7 7 .500[b] 3
5   Mapúa Cardinals 7 7 .500[b] 3
6   San Sebastian Stags 7 7 .500[b] 3
7   JRU Heavy Bombers 4 10 .286 6
8   Benilde Blazers 2 12 .143 8
Source: ABS-CBN Sports
Rules for classification: 1) winning percentage; 2) if tied for #4, one-game playoff; 3) head-to-head record; 4) head-to-head point differential; 5) overall point differential
(H) Host
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Perpetual 1-1 PCU; Perpetual +4
  2. ^ a b c Head-to-head records: San Beda 3–1, Mapúa 1–3, San Sebastian 2–2; San Beda +19, Mapúa −9, San Sebastian −10; San Sebastian had the lowest quotient among the three thereby automatically eliminated; fourth-seed playoff: San Beda 59–52 Mapúa


(Nos. 1 & 2 have twice-to-beat advantage)
(Best-of-three series)
1   Perpetual 48 58  
4   San Beda 57 56  
  1   Perpetual 68 60
  2   PCU 70 72
2   PCU 64 85
3   Letran 65 80  

Juniors' basketball tournamentEdit

In the NCAA Junior's Basketball Tournament, San Beda High beat Letran High in three games to capture their third straight title. Rogemar Menor was named Finals MVP.

Semi finalsEdit

At the Semi Finals, the San Beda Red Cubs eliminated the La Salle Greenies to enter in the NCAA Finals.

The Letran Squires eliminated the PCU Baby Dolphins to capture the other final berth.


The San Beda Red Cubs meets the Letran Squires, the only team that beat them during the Regular Season.

September 24
San Beda Red Cubs   88–72   Letran Squires
San Beda wins series, 2–1


Semifinals Finals
1   San Beda 79
4   LSGH 71
1   San Beda 2
2   Letran 1
2   Letran 1
3   PCU 0

See alsoEdit