first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAfter a tough loss to reigning UAAP champion Ateneo, the Gilas Cadets’ schedule in the Filoil preseason tournament doesn’t get easier with powerhouse La Salle next.Rivero, who is emerging as one of the young Nationals’ top players, didn’t deny that the game against his former team is something he’s been waiting for.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View comments For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I’m gonna prepare for it (the game), but there’s no negative thing about playing against La Salle,” said Rivero, who led his team with 17 points that went with four rebounds, three assists, one steal and a block but had seven turnovers. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ “I’m looking forward to it because everyone wants to face La Salle. Before, all of our opponents are eager to beat La Salle and they bring out their best against La Salle and that’s what I’m feeling now,” said Rivero, who played two seasons for the Green Archers, including a championship run in 2016, after a 75-69 loss to the Blue Eagles.Rivero, who was instrumental in La Salle’s return to the UAAP Finals in Season 80 before losing to Ateneo in three games, was cut from the team along with his older brother Prince and Brent Paraiso for violating a newly-imposed school guideline regarding endorsement deals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAfter a two-month whirlwind filled with rumors and controversies, Rivero put the brakes on what had been a rollercoaster ride by finally announcing his decision to leave La Salle earlier this month.But despite an abrupt end to his playing days at La Salle, Rivero cleared he has no ill feelings toward the school. Rubio’s triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder for 2-1 lead In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accidentlast_img

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