NCAA Season 86 kicks off on June 26


Posted at Jun 10 2010 05:06 PM | Updated as of Jun 11 2010 01:06 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The 86th Season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will start off on June 26 at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.

NCAA defending champion and Season 86 host San Sebastian Stags will play at the onset of the season against the Letran Knights.

The San Beda Red Lions and the Jose Rizal Heavy Bombers will also battle on the opening day.

San Sebastian saw off San Beda for the NCAA men’s basketball crown last year.

In cheerleading competition, the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA Altas reigned supreme.

The 85th NCAA General Championship, meanwhile, went to Letran which garnered a total of 325 points.

Letran beat out the College of St. Benilde Blazers which had 321.60 points.

It was Letran’s first NCAA General Championship in 7 years. -- With a report from "Umagang Kay Ganda"