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UAAP ’64: Aric vs Danny

By: - Desk Editor / @dencioINQ
/ 02:51 AM November 25, 2015

Remember Aric del Rosario, he with the fatherly image but no-nonsense style of coaching? Or Danny Gavieres who is known for his ability to squeeze the best out of his players?

UST’s Del Rosario, who steered the Tigers to a four-peat during the 1993-1996 wars, and FEU’s Gavieres, now known as the father-in-law of PBA’s Arwind Santos, starred in the 1964 UAAP title series.

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‘‘Sportswriters dubbed the series as the most exhilarating UAAP conquest in the post war,” said historian Jose Maria Escoda, author of “Basketball History.”

Escoda said UST won Game 1, 60-55, but FEU forced the decider with a 69-58 win. Ceferino dela Paz scored the marginal points as UST frustrated FEU in the winner-take-all match, 71-68.

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The Tamaraws, powered by Danilo Manalastas, Bai Cristobal and sensational 6-foot-4 American import Anthony Williams, got back at the Tigers in the 1979 Finals.

FEU was also the inaugural UAAP champion in 1938.

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