UST Growling Tigers

UST Growling Tigers

Philippine collegiate team
name=UST Growling Tigers

schoolname=University of Santo Tomas
teamlogo=UST Growling Tigers logo.jpg
Founding member of the NCAA on 1924
(1958-59, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1967-68, 1970-71, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1979-80, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989,90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08)
(1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2007-08)
location=España, Sampaloc, Manila
colors= Gold and white.
Black as a tertiary color
junior=Tiger Cubs
cheer=Go USTe!
Viva Santo Tomas!

Notable players

* Ferdinand "Bong" Ang, member tiger cubs 1995. Coach of the College of Education 2000-2003;2006-2007
*Kelwin Ang
* Bogs Adornado, 3-time Most Valuable Player of the Philippine Basketball Association
* Francis Allera
* Pacifico Arsenio, Sr.
* Gido Babilonia
* Cyrus Baguio, known as the "Master Showman" of the UAAP during his Tiger Days because of his high-flying dunks and clutch plays. Currently playing for Red Bull Barako.
* Estong Ballesteros
* Rudolph "Udoy" Belmonte
* Mark Canlas, currently playing in the Philippine Basketball League
* Chris Cantonjos (UAAP MVP 1995)
* Jun Cortez, 2 time Juniors MVP (2000, 2001)
* Jervy Cruz, (UAAP MVP 2007)
* Japs Cuan, 2 time UAAP assists leader (2006,2007)
* Bal David former starting point guard of Ginebra San Miguel (now Barangay Ginebra Kings)
* Aries Dimaunahan, currently playing for the Coca-Cola Tigers
* June Dizon, currently playing in the Philippine Basketball League
* Jojo Duncil, 2006 UAAP Finals MVP, currently playing for the Red Bull Barako
* Dennis Espino, (UAAP MVP 1993, 1994)(currently playing for the Sta. Lucia Realtors)
* Alwyn Espiritu, 1998 Juniors MVP
* Allan Evangelista, team captain of the 2006 UST Growling Tigers men's basketball team
* Rey Evangelista, former captain of the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants
* Fely Fajardo
* Rey Obias
* Gabby Fajardo
* Danny Florencio, one of PBA's 25 greatest players of all time
* Gerard Francisco, retired PBA player and 1994 Juniors MVP
* Binky Favis, Coca-Cola Tigers head coach
* Patrick Roy Fran, currently playing for Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
* Niño Gelig, currently playing for the Welcoat Dragons
* Bong Hawkins, star forward of the Tiger Cubs, played for the PHCR Altas in college, and the Alaska Aces professionally
* Derrick Hubalde
* Pido Jarencio, present head coach of the men's varsity team
* Edwin Go Lim Tai
* Sammy Sison
* Benjie Gutierrez {shooting guard for Ron Jacobs' NCC team)
* Raymond Fran
* Bobby Jose
* Gilbert Lao, currently playing for the Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
* Mel Latoreno
* Christian Luanzon, played for the Alaska Aces and currently playing for the Bacchus Energy Drink Raiders
* Larry Mumar
* Emerson Oreta
* Marvin Ortiguerra
* Edmund Reyes
* Dale Singson, played for the Alaska Aces
* Chester Taylor
* Siot Tanquincen, currently head coach of the Magnolia Beverage Masters
* Dondon Villamin
* Jemal Vizcarra - Is now playing for a team in Liga Filipinas, also a great student as a Sociology Major
* Richard Yee, currently playing for the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants


Defeated championship opponents in basketball:


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