Recruitment coup testament to UP’s commitment to produce results

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Both Paras and Rivero are part of the Gilas program that is being groomed for the 2023 Fiba World Cup.Perasol said that there’s a “win-now” mentality with UP, and he wants to see results as soon possible.UP experienced steady development under Perasol in the UAAP with the team winning five games in Season 79, two more than the year before the head coach took over, and six in Season 80.“It’s a process but we all want the result as soon as possible because it’s been so long that we’re in the upper half of the league,” said Perasol. “We just have to do it the right way. The important thing is we give ourselves a chance top barge into the Final 4 for us to have a chance.”ADVERTISEMENT Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam overallcenter_img Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins MOST READ University of the Philippines is arguably the most hyped about team in the UAAP at the moment, but fans have to wait another year to see the team’s top prospects in action.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES With Gilas cadets Ricci Rivero and Kobe Paras, two of the most talked-about young talents in Philippine basketball, now on their program, the Diliman team became an instant favorite for years to come.Rivero and Paras can only play in Season 82 but UP head coach Bo Perasol said the recruitment of the two players is a testament to the school’s goal of competing in the highest level.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’“Kobe brings an excitement to the community, to the supporters of the team, because when you have a high caliber player like Kobe or Ricci the thought is you’re serious about what you’re doing,” said Perasol in a phone conversation with Thursday.Rivero transferred to UP from De La Salle while Paras, who had a short-lived US NCAA career, moved from Cal State Northridge to Diliman. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img