Mac Belo - updates

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Belo takes blame as Blackwater slides to 11th place with 4th straight loss

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Mac Belo scores 14 points in the final period against the Magnolia Hotshots but commits a crucial turnover down the stretch

FOR NAUGHT. Mac Belo's 25 points goes down the drain as the Blackwater Elite slip to 11th place. Photo by PBA Images

Present meets the future as Gilas Pilipinas practice resumes

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:27 PM

Players from the PBA, collegiate and high school ranks gather as practice resumes for Gilas' next game against Australia

PRESENT MEETS FUTURE. National team players gathered in what Chot Reyes called 'perhaps the largest gathering of multi-generational talent' in the country's history. Photo from Chot Reyes' Twitter account

Belo, DiGregorio catch fire as Blackwater beats Rain or Shine for first time

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Mac Belo scores 25 and Mike DiGregorio goes for 23 as the Elite down Rain or Shine

RETURN OF THE MAC. Mac Belo scored a game-high 25 points to lift Blackwater to victory. Photo by PBA Images

Mac Belo looking to join Gilas in the SEA Games

Aug 10, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Mac Belo will be traveling with the team to Malaysia but whether he ll be allowed to play is out of his hands

RETURN OF THE MAC. Mac Belo was not included in the original Gilas lineup because of a meniscus tear but has been practicing with the team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Comebacking Mac Belo ready to return for Gilas after injury

Jul 09, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Former FEU Tamaraw Mac Belo takes it one day at a time after suffering a meniscus tear in his knee

BACK IN ACTION. After missing 3 months of basketball action, Mac Belo says he's feeling good and improving his conditioning for the Jones Cup. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

Mac Belo to miss SEABA tourney with knee injury

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Belo will be sidelined for 4 to 6 weeks

OUT. Forward Mac Belo will miss the 2017 SEABA Championship due to a knee injury. Photo from PBA Images

The top 5 rookies in the PBA so far

Jan 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Which top PBA rookies have shined the most early into the season?

Rookie Mac Belo snares Player of the Week honor

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The 23 year old rookie is the hands down choice after leading the Blackwater Elite to a franchise best 2 0 start in the season opening 2017 PBA Philippine Cup

PLAYER OF THE WEEK. Mac Belo is named the PBA Press Corps Player of the Week. Photos courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

Belo, Miranda tow Blackwater past Meralco to 2-0 start

Nov 27, 2016 - 7:08 PM

With the win Blackwater is now off to a 2 0 start the franchise s first such start in any conference

BIG TIME ROOKIE. Mac Belo comes up with 25 points to help Blackwater past Meralco. Photos courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

Blackwater opens PBA season with win over Phoenix

Nov 23, 2016 - 6:36 PM

Mac Belo scores 17 points and grabs 9 rebounds in his debut

MAC DADDY. Mac Belo had a debut to remember as Blackwater starts off the new PBA season with a win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kiefer Ravena hasn't forgotten Final Four heartbreak from Mac Belo

Nov 22, 2016 - 5:50 PM

The two exchange tweets as they remember the day Belo broke Ravena s heart with a game winning putback in the UAAP Final Four

HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY. Kiefer Ravena remembers Mac Belo's heartbreaking game-winner in the UAAP Final Four a year ago. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rookies Belo, Banal look to make mark at Blackwater

Oct 31, 2016 - 9:51 PM

Both are top players with the potential to become anchors of the young franchise

NEW BLOOD. Blackwater acquires top players in Ael Banal (C) and Mac Belo (second from right) during the 2016 PBA Draft. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Belo goes to Blackwater, Jalalon to Star in 2016 PBA Gilas Draft

Oct 30, 2016 - 4:39 PM

Other picks include Kevin Ferrer going to Barangay Ginebra and Arnold Van Opstal joining the San Miguel Beermen

NEW ERA. Collegiate stars Mac Belo (L) and Jio Jalalon (R) will bolster both the national team and their respective PBA squads. File photos/Rappler

Fil-Am Ryan Arambulo, Mac Belo top day 1 of PBA Rookie Draft Combine

Oct 26, 2016 - 7:59 PM

Arambulo finishes in the top 5 of all the tests while Belo showcases his athletic ability

TOP PERFORMERS. (From L-R) Jammer Jamito, Raffy Banal, Mac Belo, and Ryan Arambulo are the top performers from day 1 of the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft combine. Photo from PBA Images

WATCH: Mac Belo drops tournament-high 30 points in Gilas win vs Kazakhstan

Sep 13, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Check out the highlights of Mac Belo s scintillating performance in the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge

SIZZLING. Mac Belo leads Gilas Pilipinas to its first win in the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge. Photo from FIBA

Belo on fire as Gilas rips Kazakhstan for first win in FIBA Asia Challenge

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:50 PM

The Philippines wins its first game after 3 straight losses in the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge

SIZZLING. Mac Belo leads Gilas Pilipinas to its first win in the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge. Photo from FIBA

Strong start, late rally not enough as Gilas yields to India

Sep 10, 2016 - 2:26 AM

Mac Belo drops 21 points but Gilas Pilipinas falls short against India in 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge opener

FIRST LOSS. Mac Belo sizzles but Gilas Pilipinas 5.0 drops 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge opener versus India. Photo from FIBA

Ferrer, Belo banner Philippine team in FIBA Asia Challenge

Aug 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM

The FIBA Asia Challenge will be the first step in identifying the qualifiers for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

7268 - UST (7) Kevin Ferrer. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

All eyes on Thirdy

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Thirdy Ravena spent a year on the sidelines because of academics Now the Ateneo player is back and ready to make up for lost time

Mac Belo not returning to FEU, focused on Gilas Cadets program - agent

Jul 30, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Last year s UAAP men s basketball Finals MVP decides not to return to FEU for his final year of eligibility

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Rosario leads Philippines to rout of Malaysia in SEABA Cup opener

May 22, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Troy Rosario posts 19 points and 8 rebounds to lead the Gilas cadets in their first win of the tournament

CAPTAIN TROY. Troy Rosario, a member of the Gilas Pilipinas senior team pool and captain of the cadet squad, leads the Philippines to its first victory in the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Racela warns Gilas Cadets: Thailand is a SEABA gold threat

May 21, 2016 - 12:34 PM

The Gilas Cadets could walk be in for a tough competition against their Southeast Asian rivals as Thailand s international training begins to pay off

Former FEU star Mac Belo joins Gilas Pilipinas practice

Mar 01, 2016 - 5:33 PM

Mac Belo is joined by Roger Pogoy as they reunite with former FEU teammate Terrence Romeo Gilas coach Tab Baldwin sees Belo and Pogoy as the future of the program

TAMARAWS TAKEOVER. Mac Belo (R) joins Gilas Pilipinas practice for the first time and reunites with former FEU teammates Terrence Romeo (L) and Roger Pogoy (C). Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: UAAP-NCAA Collegiate Basketball Awards winners

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:55 AM

See photos of the winners from the Collegiate Basketball Awards

Collegiate Basketball Mythical Team (L-R) Scottie Thompson (UPHSD), Kevin Ferrer (UST), Kiefer Ravena (ADMU), Allwell Oraeme (MIT), and Mac Belo (FEU). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Cafe France, Phoenix Petroleum win PBA D-League openers

Jan 25, 2016 - 7:34 PM

Last conference s champion Cafe France and the FEU powered Phoenix Petroleum dominate their foes to start the 2016 PBA D League Aspirants Cup

UAAP title a ‘breakthrough’ for FEU basketball, says Racela

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:46 AM

“Again it says a lot about the players ” Racela said about his Tamaraws

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Mac Belo overcomes cramps to earn UAAP Finals MVP award

Dec 02, 2015 - 8:15 PM

FEU s Mac Belo would not allow fatigue to cramp his style in the UAAP championship win over UST

Mac Belo of FEU had to be carried off the court due to cramps in the fourth quarter, but not before putting the Tamaraws ahead for good. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: FEU Tamaraws win UAAP Season 78 title

Dec 02, 2015 - 8:04 PM

Far Eastern University leans on the heroics of its veterans to win Game 3 and end its 10 year title drought

CHAMPIONS. The FEU Tamaraws ended their title drought by winning a thriller over UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU avoids meltdown, wins first UAAP title in 10 years

Dec 02, 2015 - 6:09 PM

UPDATED FEU avoids another UAAP Finals heartbreak as they defeat UST in Game 3

TAMARAW STAMPEDE. The Season 78 UAAP champion FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ravena bags UAAP MVP; Caracut named ROY

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Find out which individuals stood out this UAAP season

The best of the best: FEU-UST UAAP finals preview

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Who takes home the title FEU or UST? Who will be Finals MVP? What will determine the series? Two sports Rapplers make their picks

Mac Belo: The selfless heartbreak kid

Nov 22, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Mac Belo broke hearts anew with his game winning putback to catapult the FEU Tamaraws to the UAAP Season 78 Finals But it s hard to hate him for it

HEARTBREAK KID. Mac Belo (right) breaks blue hearts this time around as FEU barges into the UAAP Season 78 Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

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

5 takeaways from UAAP Season 78

Oct 27, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Here are 5 things we ve observed from UAAP teams this season

Mac Belo shows off defensive game against Ateneo

Oct 11, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Against Ateneo FEU s Mac Belo demonstrates his strong capability to defend wingmen such as UAAP MVP Kiefer Ravena

RISING BELO. Mac Belo (center) continues to improve for FEU this season. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Tolomia triple helps FEU Tamaraws hold off Soaring Falcons

Sep 27, 2015 - 7:05 PM

The FEU Tamaraws leaned on a big 3 pointer by Mike Tolomia and clutch free throws by Roger Pogoy and Mac Belo to hold off the pesky Adamson Soaring Falcons

Mark Belo of FEU makes a play mid-air against Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU explodes in fourth quarter to complete comeback against UE

Sep 23, 2015 - 4:28 PM

Led by Mac Belo the Tamaraws improve to 4 1 this UAAP season

FEU dominates Ateneo in season debut

Sep 06, 2015 - 6:10 PM

The FEU Tamaraws dominate Ateneo from start to finish

BIG MAC. Mac Belo of FEU puts a shot up against Ateneo defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 78 Preview: FEU Tamaraws

Sep 06, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Can FEU finally bring home the trophy this year?

Jeron Teng’s mission is far from over

Aug 11, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Jeron Teng says he wants to leave a lasting legacy in De La Salle University

La Salle, San Beda to face in FilOil finals anew

Jun 12, 2015 - 9:53 PM

La Salle takes down UAAP rival FEU Tamaraws in the first game while San Beda escapes JRU in the second

Jeron Teng and the Green Archers will head back to the FilOil Finals for a second go-around with San Beda. File photo by Josh Albelda

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Cadets practice for SEA Games competition

Jun 07, 2015 - 1:49 AM

Photos of the Philippine national men s basketball team s final practice in the Philippines before traveling to Singapore for the Southeast Asian Games

The Gilas Cadets wrap up practice. Photo by Czeasar Dancel

SBP reveals 16-man pool for Sinag Pilipinas

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Kiefer Ravena Jeron Teng and Bobby Ray Parks Jr highlight the 16 man pool for the national basketball team which will compete at SEABA and the SEA Games

Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena have made the 16-man cut

SEABA Sinag Pilipinas pool to be revealed late this week

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Baldwin says t chemistry competitiveness and efficiency will be key in choosing the roster for his national squad

BEST TEAM. Tab Baldwin says he intends to select the best team for Sinag Pilipinas. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PCCL: Belo, Tolomia star in FEU's win over Arellano

Nov 22, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The win improved FEU s record in the Elite Eight round to 1 1 while Arellano went down 1 2

STAR. Mac Belo starred once again for FEU as he scored 13 of his 23 points in the final quarter to help lift his team past Arellano in the PCCL. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA D-League: Hapee stays unbeaten with win over MJM Builders-FEU

Nov 10, 2014 - 5:53 PM

Hapee continued their domination in the PBA D League this time rolling past MJM Builders FEU

Bobby Ray Parks of Hapee drives to the rim. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

IN PHOTOS: NU Bulldogs defeat FEU to win UAAP title

Oct 15, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Relive the moment as National University ended its 60 year UAAP title drought

NU beats FEU, ends 60-year UAAP title drought

Oct 15, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Defense wins championships Top defensive team Bulldogs held off the Tamaraws for a 75 59 win in Game 3 of their Season 77 best of three finals match

BIG DOG. Alfred Aroga goes for the layup against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: FEU vs NU (UAAP Finals Game 3)

Oct 14, 2014 - 7:21 PM

Rappler s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 finals Game 3 between the FEU Tamaraws and the NU Bulldogs

NU outlasts FEU to force rubber match for UAAP title

Oct 08, 2014 - 6:09 PM

Gelo Alolino hits two crucial triples in the end game but it was NU s defense that kept FEU at bay all game long

BITE BACK. Gelo Alolino (L) hits two crucial shots in the end game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler