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Despite disappointing end, Aroga leaves UAAP grateful, satisfied

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:10 PM

The NU Bulldogs big man will be missed on and off the court

GRATEFUL. Alfred Aroga, seen here playing his final UAAP game, is grateful for his time with the NU Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aroga blames self for struggles, but left puzzled by decisions of UAAP refs

Oct 27, 2016 - 5:23 PM

‘The referees they’re humans right? I understand that they might make some [mistakes] but come on’

NU’s Aroga commends La Salle, but says ‘they’re beatable’

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The NU big man also emphatically insists that he had no thoughts about an individual matchup against Ben Mbala

New faces to strengthen NU Bulldogs in 2016

Mar 05, 2016 - 8:00 AM

There is help on the way for National University after falling short in the Final Four last season

IN PHOTOS: Ravena bags UAAP MVP; Caracut named ROY

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Find out which individuals stood out this UAAP season

Aroga has all praises for UST; leaves return up to management

Nov 23, 2015 - 4:40 PM

“They really play like champions They were so focused They really wanted that game ” the NU big man says about UST

0004 - NU (19) Alfred Arroga. 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

Karim Abdul unconcerned about being best import, focused on UST’s goals

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The fifth year big man also said the Growling Tigers expected to beat La Salle just once this season

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

NU feeling pressure to win in crucial stretch for Final Four

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The door’s getting smaller for us says head coach Eric Altamirano as the defending champions NU Bulldogs hold a 3 5 record

NU big man Alfred Aroga (right) blocks UE's Clark Derige during their first round encounter. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kiefer Ravena on pace to win second straight UAAP MVP

Oct 07, 2015 - 9:45 PM

The fifth year Ateneo star is off to another great season

ADMU (15) Kiefer Ravena Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

NU Bulldogs dispatch Adamson Falcons for second straight win

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Alfred Aroga finished with 16 points and 8 rebounds in the Bulldogs one sided win

NU Bulldogs need to find their identity before time runs out

Sep 15, 2015 - 6:48 PM

It might be too early for NU to panic but there’s legitimate reason for concern

0161 - NU (19) Alfred Aroga; UE (11) Clark Derige Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 78 Preview: NU Bulldogs

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Can the Bulldogs repeat as champions? The task will be hard admits their key guys

NU Bulldogs to field 17-man FilOil roster

Apr 22, 2015 - 10:23 PM

The defending UAAP champions will be led by reigning Finals MVP Alfred Aroga starting point guard Gelo Alolino

VETERAN. Gelo Alolino will lead the NU Bulldogs' 17-man roster for the FilOil tournament. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Banning foreign student-athletes from the UAAP isn't right

Dec 07, 2014 - 3:30 PM

The UAAP is moving in a direction where foreign student athletes will eventually no longer participate in the league This columnist feels it hurts the game and shows a double standard

Charles Mammie of UE (L), like Aroga, has helped his school become a UAAP force. File photo by Kevin Dela Cruz

Aroga dedicates UAAP title, MVP to late father

Oct 16, 2014 - 7:35 AM

NU s Cameroonian big man dedicates a hard earned championship to his father saying Dad you can really rest in peace

BIG DOG. Alfred Aroga accepts his UAAP Season 77 Finals MVP award. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

For National University, the magic number is 2

Oct 08, 2014 - 3:21 AM

With the Tamaraws on the brink of winning their first title in 9 years mastery of the art of playing comfortably in pressure packed games will be of great help to NU

WIN OR GO HOME. The National University Bulldogs have risen to the challenge every time their backs have been against the wall, but do they have two more games left in them? Photo by Josh Albelda

HIGHLIGHTS: FEU vs NU (UAAP Finals Game 2)

Oct 07, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Rappler s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 finals Game 2 between the FEU Tamaraws and the NU Bulldogs

NU's Aroga: We’re going to ‘bleed on the court’ in game 2

Oct 07, 2014 - 11:54 AM

“I think we’re just going to bleed on the court said NU s rookie center Alfred Aroga of a must win game 2

Alfred Aroga scored 17 points, grabbed 8 rebounds, and blocked 2 shots in a losing effort. Photo by Josh Albelda

HIGHLIGHTS: FEU vs NU (UAAP Finals Game 1)

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:39 PM

Rappler s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 finals Game 1 between the FEU Tamaraws and the NU Bulldogs

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

Alfred Aroga gets the last laugh on Charles Mammie

Sep 23, 2014 - 4:52 AM

Alfred Aroga of National University had to overcome the mind games of his UE Red Warrior rival Charles Mammie to score the biggest win of his UAAP career

Alfred Aroga and the National University Bulldogs earned a trip to the Final Four by defeat the UE Red Warriors. File photo by Mark Cristino

National University’s character to be tested again in Final 4 race

Sep 12, 2014 - 3:07 AM

The NU Bulldogs will hope to avoid a breakdown like the one they experienced last year as the race for the Final Four comes to a close

Alfred Aroga has been one of several faces to step up for NU in Season 77. Photo by Mark Cristino

NU center Alfred Aroga fights through back injury

Sep 01, 2014 - 6:05 AM

NU Bulldogs center Alfred Aroga s lingering back injury hampered his play against UE as National University fights for position in the upcoming UAAP Final Four

DOG HOUSE. NU's Alfred Aroga says he sustained a back injury in his team's win over Ateneo last week that hampered him in a loss against UE. Photo by Mark Cristino

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

NU snaps two-game slide with blowout of Adamson

Aug 20, 2014 - 5:25 PM

Adamson University s woes continue as they score just 2 points in the second quarter of their loss to National University

RUNNING OF THE BULLDOGS. Tristan Perez of National University tips in a shot over two Adamson defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda

NU squeaks past UE behind Aroga’s dominance

Aug 03, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Alfred Aroga scored 18 and grabbed 15 rebounds as National University improved to 5 1 at UE s expense

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. Alfred Aroga scored 18 and grabbed 15 rebounds in NU's victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

NU makes it two in a row by dispatching UP

Jul 19, 2014 - 5:37 PM

The Bulldogs display another balanced attack to notch their second win in as many outings in UAAP Season 77

NU's Glenn Khobuntin drives against a UP defender. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FilOil: Aroga sizzles as Bulldogs hammer San Sebastian

May 16, 2014 - 8:35 PM

The National University Bulldogs relied on Alfred Aroga as they beat the San Sebastian College Golden Stags to stay undefeated in the FilOil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup

Alfred Aroga, seen here from a game last year, was key to NU's victory. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

With Parks quiet, NU mauls Arellano

May 12, 2013 - 10:04 AM

Alfred Aroga picked up the scoring slack for NU as they manhandled Arellano in the FilOil preseason tourney

QUIET. Parks had a quiet game but NU still easily won.

Parks hits game-winner as NU beats Adamson

May 07, 2013 - 11:28 AM

Bobby Ray Parks drilled the game winning jumper as NU clawed back to beat Adamson in the FilOil preseason tournament

BIG LIFT. Aroga had 20 points and 16 boards for NU. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.