9th Filoil tourney opens with juniors, women's hoops


Posted at Apr 22 2014 12:42 PM | Updated as of Apr 22 2014 08:42 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The ninth staging of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup opens on Wednesday at the San Juan Arena with juniors and women’s matches.

Last NCAA season’s juniors third placers San Sebastian takes on the University of Santo Tomas Tiger Cubs in the opening game at 10:45 p.m., while the Far Eastern University-FERN Baby Tamaraws tangle with Mapua at 5:45 p.m.

In the women’s division, NAASCU champions Centro Escolar University Lady Scorpions take on the UST Tigresses at 12 noon, while the Adamson Lady Falcons face the Rizal Technological University Lady Thunders at 2:15 p.m.

The College of St. Benilde Lady Blazers battle the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons at 4 p.m. to round out the women’s competition.

The juniors and women’s divisions take center stage for the Wednesday and Friday matches before the much-awaited men’s caging tips off on Saturday, April 26.

Tickets to the matches may be purchased at SM TicketNet and at the Filoil Flying V Arena.

The 2014 Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup tips off on April 23 at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan and is sponsored by Flying V, Filoil, Total, Hanes, San Miguel Corporation, Starmobile, Timex, Silverworks, Gatorade, LGR and in part by Meralco, BDO, Reyes Barbecue, Douwe Egberts, Gerry’s Grill, Brothers Burger, Molten, Bayo, Oxycan, BPI, PBCom, San Marino, Red Logo, and Bacchus Energy Drink.