DUMAGUETE CITY (PIA) –The provincial government of Negros Oriental with Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will host a two-day goodwill invitational basketball games with De Lasalle University and Ateneo De Manila to be held at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex, Dumaguete City.
School Sports Association of Negros Oriental (SSANO) coordinator Dino Dipositario said, the De Lasalle University-Taft Green Archers and Ateneo De Manila Blue Eagles will show their actions against Negros Oriental, Cebu and Bacolod teams.
The De La Salle University Green Archers with their star player Jeron Teng will see action on March 6 and 7 pitted against Cebu’s best, the University of San Carlos and the top teams of Negros Oriental.
Dipositario said the games will start at 5:00 p.m. and open to the public on a first come, first serve basis only with general admissions pegged at P50.
On the other hand, the Ateneo De Manila University Blue Eagles together with their ace player Keifer Ravena will be playing in Dumaguete City on April 18 & 19 against the top teams of Bacolod City and Negros Oriental.
One of the highlights of these sporting events are the mall and campus tours that both DLSU and ADMU will be doing during their short stint in Dumaguete City, said Dipositario.
SBP and Negros Oriental are staging these exclusive basketball events in line with the sports tourism program of the provincial government and the continuing education thrust for its officiating officials and members of the SBP-Negros Oriental Chapter. (mbcn/JCT/PIA7-NegOr/This article was first published at PIA website on Feb. 23, 2015 )