UAAP Season 70 Men's Basketball Tournament
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UAAP Season 70 Men's Basketball Tournament
UAAP Season 70 Men's Basketball
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Host schoolUniversity of Santo Tomas
Men's Finals 1 2Wins
UE school colors UE Red Warriors 63 640
La Salle school colors De La Salle Green Archers 64 732
DurationOctober 4-11, 2007
Arena(s)Araneta Coliseum
Finals MVPJVee Casio and Pocholo Villanueva (co-awardees)
Winning coachFranz Pumaren
SemifinalistsAteneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eagles
UST school colors UST Growling Tigers
TV network(s)Studio 23 and TFC

The UAAP Season 70 men's basketball tournament is the flagship tournament of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) basketball championships.

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) is the season's host. The games began on July 7 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City with the resurgent De La Salle Green Archers defeating the UP Fighting Maroons in the first game. La Salle, which was suspended on the previous tournament, went on to win the championship, sweeping the UE Red Warriors 2-0 in the Finals series. UE on the other hand, had the distinction of sweeping the double round eliminations 14-0, capped by a win against La Salle in overtime on their last elimination round game. JVee Casio and Pocholo Villanueva were awarded co-finals most valuable player honors, for leading La Salle to their seventh men's UAAP championship.

Jervy Cruz of UST, with his double-double statistics, is the most valuable player. JR Cawaling of the FEU Tamaraws is the rookie of the year.

Preseason events

New coaches are Bogs Adornado for the Adamson Falcons (replacing Leo Austria who resigned to coach the Welcoat Dragons professional basketball team) and Glenn Capacio replacing Bert Flores as he became an FEU Tamaraws manager. De La Salle Green Archers coach Franz Pumaren, who had previously resigned after the PEPTCR scandal, was rehired by La Salle.

Elimination round

Rivalry games


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