Six 40-Up and five 50-Up clubs will join the 2015 Sharp-BUS Group invitational basketball tournament set to open on April 12 at the JGC gym at Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City, a press release from BUS G said.
Teams in the 40-Up are Negros Basketball Group of Felipe Luciano, La Carlota City, Alijis Basketball club of Bobby Regalado, Talisay Basketball Athletic Club, Murcia, and host Basketball Unified Sports Group.
Saturday Men's Club of Homesite led by Buddy Ferrer and Teloy Marcelino leads the cast in the 50-Up with Alijis Basketball Club, TBAC , La Carlota City and BUS Group, the press release said.
Tournament format is double round robin elimination, top two teams to be beaten twice in the semifinals and knockout final. Entry fee is P4,000 plus a refundable default bond of P500.
Meanwhile, the BUSG-Condura Huskies 50Up select team upset host Kabankalan 50s Club, 73-58 in a recent fellowship game at the south city's public plaza.
The Kabankalanons were led by SB member Ted del Rio and Toto Mangao in the friendly organized by BUS G's Vic Duenas and Martir brothers Angie and Rey.