AMA University, headed by sports director/coach Mark Herrera, is returning to the 2016 NAASCU tournament starting Aug. 25 at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.
“We’re very excited in coming back to NAASCU although som e of my top players will not play because of the eligibility rules in PBA D-League.” said Herrera.
“But I’m confident that the rest of the players are capable of playing well despite n ew challenges and sustaining AMA’s winning tradition,” added Herrera, who will be assisted by Benjie Diswe, Edwin Ancheta, Eugene Bautista and Bobby Andaya.
The team is composed of Paul Jerome Carpio, Jayson Jordan, Ian Macaranas,Jezer Calma,Jason Riley, Mike De Guzman,Daniel Salonga, Clark Quijano,Marc Pippin, Janz Pineda,Jassn Dulnoan, Alvin Fuentes and Miguel Magpantay.
Supporting the team is Amb. Amable Aguiluz V, President Dr. Amable C. Aguiluz IX and Senior VP Engr. Arnel Hibo.
NAASCU games will be shown at Solar Sports and Basketball TV on Monday and Saturday starting 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.