UAAP Season 62

UAAP Season 62 is the 1999–2000 athletic year of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines which was hosted by the University of the Philippines. The season opened on July 10, 1999, at the PhilSports Arena.

UAAP Season 62
Host schoolUP school colors University of the Philippines
TaglineBigyang Katuparan, 'Sang Kalikasan
Overall
SeniorsUST school colors University of Santo Tomas
JuniorsUST school colors University of Santo Tomas
Seniors' champions
Sport
Men
Women
Basketball La Salle school colors La Salle La Salle school colors La Salle
Juniors' champions
Sport
Boys
Girls
Basketball Ateneo school colors Ateneo N/A
(NT) = No tournament; (DS) = Demonstration Sport;
(Ex) = Exhibition;

It was the last broadcast by Silverstar Sports aired on PTV. Jimmy Javier, Joaqui Trillo and Jude Turcuato were on hand for the last broadcast of the UAAP games.

BasketballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

The 62nd UAAP Men's Basketball Tournament was held at the PhilSports Arena and Cuneta Astrodome from July 10 to October 9, 1999.

Elimination roundEdit

Pos Team W L PCT GB Qualification
1   De La Salle Green Archers 11 3 .786[a] Twice-to-beat in the semifinals
2   UST Growling Tigers 11 3 .786[a]
3   Ateneo Blue Eagles 10 4 .714 1 Twice-to-win in the semifinals
4   FEU Tamaraws 9 5 .643 2
5   UE Red Warriors 6 8 .429 5
6   UP Fighting Maroons (H) 5 9 .357 6
7   NU Bulldogs 3 11 .214 8
8   Adamson Soaring Falcons 1 13 .071 10
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b First-seed playoff: La Salle 84–79 UST

PlayoffsEdit

  1st–seed playoff Semifinals
Nos. 1 & 2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
                               
    La Salle 84   1   La Salle 91    
    UST 79     4   FEU 69    
    1   La Salle 60 81 78*
    2   UST 62 74 75
  2   UST 75   Number of asterisks (*) denotes the number of Overtimes.
  3   Ateneo 74    

Overall championship raceEdit

Broadcast notesEdit

[1] On July 10, 1991, the UAAP launched its season with live television coverage on Channel 9 by Kierulf's Silverstar Communications.The Silverstar coverage became the launch pad for the careers of the likes of Sev Sarmenta, Jude Turcuato, Anthony Suntay, Luigi Trillo, Ria Tanjuatco, Ella Aldeguer, former Ateneo star Danny Francisco, and the late Danny Romero who joined Joaqui Trillo and Javier in the broadcast team.

The UAAP games were 10th and final broadcast by Silverstar Sports including Jimmy Javier, Joaqui Trillo, Jude Turcuato, Ella Aldeguer (sister of Dino, who played for De La Salle Green Archers) and others were covered. After broadcast on PTV, to contract signing the new league coverage on Studio 23 has been produced by ABS-CBN Sports.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "This man paid P200,000 to put UAAP basketball on TV in 1991. The rest is history".

External linksEdit