Arvin Tolentino - updates

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Ex-UAAP standouts Arvin Tolentino, Kib Montalbo join MPBL

May 07, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Two teams look to add youth and energy to their rosters with the addition of former FEU star Arvin Tolentino and ex-La Salle captain Kib Montalbo

Grateful for controversies, Arvin Tolentino moves on a better person

Nov 26, 2018 - 1:38 PM

It was a roller-coaster season for the graduating FEU Tamaraws star

MOVING FORWARD. Arvin Tolentino bids goodbye to his UAAP career after playing his last game for the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Racela expects Ateneo’s Kouame to be a ‘headache’ for FEU

Nov 25, 2018 - 11:45 AM

The Tamaraws still remember how the Ivorian center bullied them with a monstrous double-double of 33 points and 27 rebounds

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

All's forgiven with FEU star Arvin Tolentino

Nov 21, 2018 - 10:07 PM

It all culminated with that one shot, that last-ditch effort that redeemed Arvin Tolentino from all his troubles

REDEMPTION. Arvin Tolentino delivers in the biggest way possible. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Hot-shooting Arvin Tolentino focused on making up for lost time

Nov 04, 2018 - 9:13 PM

After a very untimely absence, the FEU star certainly plans to make his remaining UAAP games count

LATE CHARGE. Arvin Tolentino plans to lead the FEU Tamaraws back to the Final Four. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Kiefer Ravena tells UAAP to check Camacho hit on Tolentino

Oct 20, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The former two-time UAAP MVP believes the Adamson forward should also be sanctioned for punching the FEU star

PHYSICALITY. Kiefer Ravena (middle) wants UAAP commissioner Junel Baculi to check out a video showing Adamson's Simon Camacho (left) punching FEU's Arvin Tolentino. File photos by Rappler (Ravena), Michael Gatpandan (Camacho) and Josh Albelda (Tolentino)

Arvin Tolentino questions 'unfair' treatment on disqualifying fouls

Oct 15, 2018 - 5:13 PM

For the second straight game, the stretch forward is ejected after being whistled for a disqualifying foul

MISSING ACTION. Arvin Tolentino will be suspended for the second straight time. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arvin Tolentino: 'I don't accept the disqualifying foul'

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:25 PM

The FEU forward denies intentionally clotheslining Adamson's Sean Manganti, which drew a foul that got him ejected from the game

DISQUALIFIED. Arvin Tolentino was ejected out of the game in the 4th quarter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU's Arvin Tolentino channels Dirk Nowitzki in number change

Sep 09, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The Dirk-style, sweet-shooting FEU star confirms that Nowitzki is indeed his inspiration

FINAL RUN. Arvin Tolentino hopes to win his first UAAP championship in his final season with the Tamaraws. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU’s Arvin Tolentino wants Mamba, Westbrook mentality

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The FEU standout is all set to adapt the mindset of NBA icons Kobe Bryant and Russell Westbrook in the Tamaraws’ UAAP campaign

INTENSE. FEU’s Arvin Tolentino vows to come out more aggressive this year. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kobe Paras, Thirdy Ravena banner '23 for 23' Gilas pool roster

Jan 05, 2018 - 1:21 PM

The list is 'by no means final' but if Gilas sticks with all players, no one on the national team roster would be older than 30 in 2023

YOUNG GUNS. The next version of the national team could be led by rising youngsters Thirdy Ravena, Robert Bolick and Kobe Paras. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former Eagles Racela, Tolentino and Cani come up big in FEU’s surprise drubbing of Ateneo

Nov 19, 2017 - 8:41 PM

The FEU Tamaraws give the Ateneo Blue Eagles their second straight loss of the season

STUNNER. The Former Blue Eagles come up big against the once undefeated Ateneo squad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arvin Tolentino is earning Coach Racela's trust at FEU

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:04 PM

Coach Olsen Racela says Tolentino will play a bigger role on the team once he fully recovers from a hyperextended knee

HOT TAMARAW. After scoring 11 points in just 6 minutes in his first UAAP game for the Tamaraws, Arvin Tolentino shows he can make the most out of whatever playing time Coach Olsen Racela can give him. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arvin Tolentino's story: Beating the odds through sports

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:42 PM

There was a time when Arvin Tolentino had to wear basketball shoes two sizes smaller unable to afford a new pair Today he s in the UAAP

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU the frontrunner to land Blue Eagle transfer Arvin Tolentino

Jun 11, 2016 - 4:53 PM

Former Rookie of the Year Arvin Tolentino is likely headed to FEU from Ateneo

Seven Blue Eagles face uncertain UAAP future due to academics

May 28, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Some big names for Ateneo may be unable to play this season due to academic issues

Belo buzzer-beater pushes FEU past Ateneo into UAAP Finals

Nov 21, 2015 - 5:31 PM

Mac Belo tipped in a miss as time expires to send Far Eastern University back to the UAAP Finals

STAMPEDE. FEU's Mac Belo tipped in the game winning basket to send the Tamaraws back to the UAAP Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

San Beda coach praises Amer, Mocon for Game 2 efforts

Oct 28, 2015 - 3:36 PM

“I am lost for words for these two young men ” San Beda head coach Jamike Jarin said of Mocon and Amer after their Game 2 win

Baser Amer (R) and Javee Mocon (L) had standout performances as San Beda College evened their NCAA Finals series. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 78 Preview: Ateneo Blue Eagles

Aug 30, 2015 - 4:24 PM

Can a rookie heavy Ateneo team win the title in Season 78?

IN PHOTOS: Ravena, Tolentino, Rosario grab top UAAP awards

Oct 08, 2014 - 5:21 PM

Kiefer Ravena overcame an injury plagued season last year to win Season 77 s MVP award

The Mythical Five, from left: Karim Abdul, Mac Belo, Kiefer Ravena, Jeron Teng and Chris Newsome. Photo by Josh Albelda

NU beats Ateneo for first Finals appearance since 1970

Oct 01, 2014 - 4:41 PM

Alfred Aroga blocks Kiefer Ravena s layup that would have tied the game at 65

CLUTCH. Gelo Alolino was responsible for the two free throws that gave NU the lead for good. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs NU (UAAP Final Four)

Sep 30, 2014 - 9:43 PM

Rappler s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 Final Four knockout match between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the NU Bulldogs

The Rookie of the Year is a man on a mission

Sep 19, 2014 - 5:57 PM

UAAP Rookie of the Year Arvin Tolentino boldly predicted that Ateneo would flourish after a disappointing last season and so far has been proven right

Arvin Tolentino was the highest performing rookie with averages of 8.0 PPG and 5.6 RPG. File photo by Josh Albelda

Ravena bags UAAP MVP award; Tolentino to be named ROY

Sep 17, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Two of Ateneo s biggest stars will grab two of the highest accolades of UAAP Season 77

TOP EAGLE. Kiefer Ravena has had a season-to-remember in Season 77. File photo by Josh Albelda

Ateneo returns to Final 4 after trampling Adamson

Sep 06, 2014 - 5:37 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles are back in the Final Four after defeating the Adamson Soaring Falcons

Photo by Josh Albelda

Reyes misses late FTs as UP loses heartbreaker to Ateneo

Sep 03, 2014 - 5:29 PM

UP s Mikee Reyes missed two free throws with less than a second left on the clock that would ve given the Fighting Maroons a win over Ateneo

EAGLE TAKES FLIGHT. Kiefer Ravena soars to the basket for two points against UP. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

NU takes control in impressive win over Ateneo

Aug 24, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Alfred Aroga of National University finished with the best all around game of his UAAP career putting up 15 points 11 rebounds and 8 blocks

Alfred Aroga of National University rises to the hoop for a layup. Photo by Mark Cristino

Kiefer Ravena is clutch once again in Ateneo's win over UE

Aug 20, 2014 - 8:12 PM

Kiefer Ravena hits another clutch shot as he propels Ateneo back to the top of the standings with a win over UE

Teng explodes for 32 as La Salle strikes back at Ateneo

Aug 17, 2014 - 7:01 PM

Jeron Teng of La Salle scored 32 points and grabbed 6 rebounds outdueling his rival for the MVP award Kiefer Ravena to avenge the Green Archers loss in round 1

TENG-KYU. Jeron Teng of La Salle pushes the ball up court as his team defeated Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda

IN PHOTOS: La Salle gets even with rivals Ateneo

Aug 17, 2014 - 6:36 PM

La Salle extracts revenge against Ateneo by defeating them in another close contest

Jeron Teng of La Salle dashes to the rim against Ateneo's defenders

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle (UAAP 77 Round 2)

Aug 17, 2014 - 12:23 PM

Live blog for the second meeting between the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles and the De La Salle University Green Archers in UAAP Season 77

The reason behind the UAAP rescheduling La Salle vs. Ateneo

Aug 15, 2014 - 9:09 PM

The surprising decision made by the UAAP to reschedule the second round matchup between the De La Salle Green Archers and Ateneo Blue Eagleswas due to league by laws

3-on-3: UAAP Season 77 first round

Aug 15, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panel share their thoughts on the first round of the UAAP Season 77 and what they expect to happen in the second round

UAAP reschedules Ateneo-La Salle match for Sunday

Aug 14, 2014 - 8:52 PM

In a surprising turn of events the UAAP has rescheduled its second round matchup between the Ateneo De Manila Blue Eagles and De La Salle Green Archers to this Sunday

La Salle will get a chance at revenge earlier than they may have planned. Photo by Josh Albelda

Kiefer Ravena leads Ateneo to come-from-behind OT win over UE

Aug 10, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Kiefer turned in a career high 38 points to lead Ateneo to a come from behind win over the UE Red Warriors

COMEBACK KID. Kiefer Ravena had a game to remember as he lead the Blue Eagles to a come-from-behind victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 4: Ravena still miles ahead

Aug 07, 2014 - 7:18 PM

Kiefer Ravena continues to assert his case as the best player in the UAAP by maintaining strong numbers and delivering in the clutch

Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena is still in the lead for the UAAP MVP award due to his strong clutch play. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 4: Ravena still miles ahead

Aug 07, 2014 - 2:09 PM

King Eagle Kiefer Ravena continues to put up a stellar season maintaining a firm hold on the top spot of the UAAP MVP race

AIR RAVENA. Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena continues to state his case as the top college basketball player in the league after leading the Blue Eagles to victory over UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena's game-winner propels Ateneo past UST

Aug 06, 2014 - 7:07 PM

Kiefer Ravena finished with 17 points including the final basket to lead the Blue Eagles past UST

AIR RAVENA. Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena continues to state his case as the top college basketball player in the league after leading the Blue Eagles to victory over UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo is looking dangerous with Kiefer Ravena leading the way

Aug 05, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Kiefer Ravena has recovered from an injury plagued Season 76 to lead Ateneo to an exceptional start this season exceeding pundits expectations

HEAD EAGLE. Kiefer Ravena has proven to be a killer on the court for Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo stands strong against FEU's fury

Aug 03, 2014 - 7:48 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles withstood a gallant stand from the FEU Tamaraws to come away with an 81 78 win

RAVENA TIME. Kiefer Ravena overcame a poor shooting start to score 23 and lead Ateneo to victory. Photo by Josiah Albelda/Rappler

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 3: Ravena stays atop, Belo inches higher

Jul 31, 2014 - 3:27 PM

Kiefer Ravena remains in the lead for the UAAP Season 77 MVP award despite the Blue Eagles suffering their first loss but FEU s Mark Belo is hot on his heels

TOP EAGLE. Kiefer Ravena (R) had an off-night against NU but still remains the top candidate for the UAAP MVP award. Photo by Josh Albelda

NU shows character, spoils Ateneo's undefeated record

Jul 26, 2014 - 7:43 PM

National University held Kiefer Ravena to 3 20 shooting to hand Ateneo their first loss of Season 77

DOG FIGHT. National University's Adven Diputado puts up a layup over Ateneo's Nico Elorde and Arvin Tolentino. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 2: Ravena leads the pack

Jul 25, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Who is the leading candidate in the UAAP Season 77 MVP race? Rappler uses the official UAAP formula to single out who is the leader of the pack through two weeks

SOMETHING LIKE A PHENOMENON. Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena (C) has led Ateneo to an unbeaten record with 23.3 PPG and 4.7 rebounds per game. Photo by Rappler

Ateneo trio leads Blue Eagles past Fighting Maroons

Jul 23, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Rookie big man Arvin Tolentino scored 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds while Chris Newsome added 18 and Kiefer Ravena dropped 20 as Ateneo defeats UP

MAROONED. Arvin Tolentino of Ateneo scored 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in his third outing with the Blue Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The Ateneo Blue Eagles rise to the occasion

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:20 PM

With one side of the Smart Araneta Coliseum shadowed in green and the other colored in blue the young rookie laden inexperienced Blue Eagles stepped up to the occasion

ONE BIG SCREAM. Von Pessumal, Fonzo Gotladera and Kiefer Ravena celebrate as the Blue Eagles pull away from the Green Archers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena, Pessumal take flight, carry Ateneo over La Salle

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:31 PM

Kiefer Ravena hit four triples in the final quarter to lead a decisive run by the Blue Eagles to notch their 2nd win UAAP Season 77

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle (UAAP 77 Round 1)

Jul 20, 2014 - 12:40 AM

Live blog for the first meeting between the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles and the De La Salle University Green Archers in UAAP Season 77

Ateneo's Arvin Tolentino stands out in first test

Jul 15, 2014 - 4:22 PM

Arvin Tolentino had an impressive UAAP debut with Ateneo on Sunday hinting at greater promise to come for the Blue Eagles

SOARING EAGLE. Arvin Tolentino makes his way to the rim during his UAAP debut. Photo by Rappler

Newsome: Ateneo will be ‘Unpredictable’

Jul 04, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Despite being laden with rookies Ateneo slotman Chris Newsome believes his team is going to be unpredictable and has what it takes to win the UAAP title

Ateneo's Chris Newsome attacks the basket against the defense of La Salle's Norbert Torres. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The Hubert Cani story: A mother’s appeal

Jun 16, 2014 - 8:08 PM

The Mother of Hubert Cani tells it all in this confession letter addressing her son s situation

Hubert Cani led the UAAP juniors division in assists in season 76 and was named Finals MVP. Photo by Josh Albelda