FIRED UP. Jimmy Alapag and Ray Parks Jr. will bring the Alab Pilipinas fire to the NCAA All-Star festivities.
Alab Pilipinas is out to represent in the NCAA Season 93 All-Star.
New head coach Jimmy Alapag and returning main man Ray Parks Jr. will headline the judging panel for the Slam Dunk Contest on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
At five-foot-nine, Alapag was never known as a dunker, but was an 11-time All-Star in the PBA while Parks Jr. has had many rim-rattling highlights in his resume.
Alab’s pillars will be joined by NCAA Press Corps president Cedelf Tupas as well as actress Ria Atayde and actor Empoy in the judging panel.
They will oversee a field that includes favorites such as Lervin Flores of Arellano University and Arnaud Noah of San Beda College as well as darkhorses like Renato Ular of Colegio de San Juan de Letran and Allyn Bulanadi of San Sebastian College-Recoletos.
Other contestants include Justin Gutang from College of St. Benilde, Rustan Bugarin from Emilio Aguinaldo College, Jefferson Sarmiento from Jose Rizal University, Yancy Remulla from Lyceum of the Philippines University, and Kervin Lucente from University of Perpetual Help.
Mapua University will not be fielding a contestant.
Last year, Yankie Haruna won the event by leaping over MMA fighter Brandon Vera.
The NCAA 93 All-Star will still be LIVE on S+A, S+A HD, and sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/ncaa.
Telecast begins at 1:00 PM with the Skills Challenge, Shooting Stars, Three-Point Shootout, and the Slam Dunk Contest preceding the All-Star Game.
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