The UAAP basketball sport has a rich history of schools establishing dynasties. UE won a record seven consecutive basketball titles from 1965 to 1971 albeit the third one was a shared championship with UST. Ateneo had a 5-year winning streak from 2008 to 2012. Two other schools ended their championship streak at four.
University of the East holds the longest winning streak in UAAP Finals with seven (7) titles from 1965 to 1971. Allan Caidic and Jun Limpot both won the UAAP MVP thrice. Bobby Ray Parks, Arwind Santos, Kiefer Ravena, Rich Alvarez, Don Allado, Mark Telan, Dennis Espino and Jun Reyes all bagged the UAAP MVP twice.
1. Johhny Abarrientos (FEU) – 1991 UAAP MVP. Led FEU to 2 straight championships 2. Rich Alvarez (ADMU)– 2000-2001 UAAP MVP. Together w/ the all-star cast of Enrico Villanueva, Larry Fonacier, Wesley Gonzales & LA Tenorio, led Ateneo to 1 Championship 3. Mark Telan (DLSU) – 1996-1997 UAAP MVP, 1993 Rookie of the Year.
shares the record for most number of MVP. – led UE Red Warriors to a total of 3 championships,1982,1984-1985 (almost a four-peat if not for FEU who cut the streak) Allan Caidic was so dominant during his UAAP days that he was recruited to the National team and was highly coveted by PBA Teams during his time.
In an unprecedented feat within a 3 year horizon, another back-to-back MVP was achieved by Kiefer Ravena of the the Blue Eagles in 2014 and 15. Curiously, in 2013, it is the now famous Terrence Romeo who is burning the hoops in the PBA, that halted Parks' MVP performance. Romeo won the UAAP 2013 MVP award over Parks.
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Graduating player Thirdy Ravena became the first athlete in UAAP history to win three consecutive Finals MVP awards. The women's defending champions NU Lady Bulldogs also won all elimination round games. In the stepladder, FEU outlasted Adamson in the first round, to meet #2 seeded UST in the next round.
Ryan Buenafe also has an NCAA juniors MVP in his resume when he won it in 2007 while playing for San Sebastian. Terrence Romeo, meanwhile, leads the way among UAAP juniors MVPs who made it to the PBA.
Most Valuable Player: Kai Sotto (Ateneo Blue Eaglets) Mythical Five: Six players were named to the Mythical team for the first time in UAAP history. Kai Sotto (Ateneo Blue Eaglets) Mark Nonoy (UST Tiger Cubs) Rence Keith Sean Padrigao (Ateneo Blue Eaglets) John Bismarck Lina (UST Tiger Cubs) Rhonjhay Abarrientos (FEU–D Baby Tamaraws)
Most Valuable Player: Aljun Melecio (DLSZ Junior Archers) Rookie of the Year: Carl Tamayo (Adamson Baby Falcons) Mythical Five: Aljun Melecio (DLSZ Junior Archers) Justine Baltazar (NSNU Bullpups) John Lloyd Clemente (NSNU Bullpups) Javi Gomez de Liaño (UPIS Junior Maroons) Juan Gomez de Liaño (UPIS Junior Maroons) Overall Championship points