NCAA Season 80

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NCAA Season 80
"Mighty @ 80!"
Host school UPHD colors.svg University of Perpetual Help System DALTA
General champions
Seniors PCU school colors PCU Dolphins
Juniors CSB school colors La Salle Greenies
Seniors' champions
Sport Men Women
Basketball PCU school colors PCU N/A
Juniors' champions
Sport Boys Girls
Basketball San Beda school colors San Beda N/A
(Ex) = Exhibition; (DS) = Demonstration Sport
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NCAA Season 80 is the 2004-2005 season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines). It is divided into two divisions: Seniors division for college students, and the Juniors division for high school students.

Seniors' basketball tournament[edit]

NCAA Season 80
Host school University of Perpetual Help DALTA System

Men's Finals 1 2 Wins
UPHD school colors UPHDS Altas 68 60 0
PCU school colors PCU Dolphins 70 72 2
Duration September 17-22
Arena/s Araneta Coliseum, Rizal Memorial Coliseum
Finals MVP Robert Sanz

TV network/s Studio 23 and TFC

Juniors' Finals 1 2 3 Wins
San Beda school colors San Beda Red Cubs 87 76 88 2
Letran school colors Letran Squires 77 81 72 1
Duration September 17-24
Arena/s Araneta Coliseum, Rizal Memorial Coliseum
Finals MVP Rogemar Menor
TV network/s Studio 23 and TFC
< Season 79 2004 Season 81 >

The 2004 edition of the postseason tournament started on September 8, 2004 and ended on September 22, 2004, with the Philippine Christian University (PCU) Dolphins winning their first NCAA Basketball championship at the expense of the University of Perpetual Help Dalta System (UPHDS) Altas. PCU's Robert Sanz was adjudged as the Finals MVP.

Elimination round[edit]

At end of the elimination round, the PCU Dolphins and the UPHDS Altas emerged at the top of the standings with identical 10-4 cards. The UPHDS Altas got the first seed by virtue of having a better points difference (UPHDS won the first game by 13 points, while PCU won the second game by nine points). Defending champions Letran Knights followed at third. Three teams were tied for the last Semi-Final berth. UPHDS, PCU and Letran received automatic semi-final berths.

The key used throughout the article unless otherwise stated:

Qualified for semifinals with twice to beat advantage
Qualified for semifinals
Qualified for knockout game
UPHD school colors UPHDS Altas 10 4 .714 - +4
PCU school colors PCU Dolphins 10 4 .714 - -4
Letran school colors Letran Knights 9 5 .643 1
San Beda school colors San Beda Red Lions 7 7 .500 3 +19 Symbol confirmed.svg
Mapua school colors Mapúa Cardinals 7 7 .500 3 -5 Symbol unrelated.svg
SSC-R school colors San Sebastian Stags 7 7 .500 3 -14
JRU school colors JRU Heavy Bombers 4 10 .286 6
CSB school colors Benilde Blazers 2 12 .143 8

San Beda College, Mapua Institute of Technology and San Sebastian College - Recoletos were tied for the last berth for the Semi-Finals. San Sebastian was eliminated outright for they have the lowest quotient against San Beda and Mapua. San Beda and Mapua played the Knockout game for the fourth seed to face the UPHDS Altas in the semi-finals.


  Fourth-seed playoff Semifinals
#1 & #2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Best-of-three series
      1  UPHD colors.svg UPHDS 48 58  
 San Beda colors.svg San Beda  59     4  San Beda colors.svg San Beda 57 56  
   Mapua colors.svg Mapua  52  
  * denote number of overtimes.   1  UPHD colors.svg UPHDS 68 60
    2  PCU colors.svg PCU 70 72
  2  PCU colors.svg PCU 64 85*
  3  Letran colors.svg Letran 65 80  

Fourth-seed playoff[edit]

September 8
59–52 Mapua school colors Mapúa Cardinals


UPHDS–San Beda series[edit]

September 10
48–57 San Beda school colors San Beda Red Lions
September 15
58–56 San Beda school colors San Beda Red Lions
UPHDS wins series in two games

PCU–Letran series[edit]

September 10
64–65 Letran school colors Letran Knights
September 15
85–80 OT Letran school colors Letran Knights
PCU wins series in two games


September 17
68–70 PCU school colors PCU Dolphins
September 22
60–72 PCU school colors PCU Dolphins
PCU wins series, 2–0

Juniors basketball tournament[edit]

In the NCAA Junior's Basketball Tournament, San Beda High beat Letran High in three games to capture their third straight title. Rogemar Menor was named Finals MVP.

Semi finals[edit]

At the Semi Finals, the San Beda Red Cubs eliminated the La Salle Green Hills Greenies to enter in the NCAA Finals.

The Letran Squires eliminated the PCU Baby Dolphins to capture the other final berth.


The San Beda Red Cubs meets the Letran Squires, the only team that beat them during the Regular Season.

September 17
87–77 Letran school colors Letran Squires
September 22
76–81 Letran school colors Letran Squires
September 24
88–72 Letran school colors Letran Squires
San Beda wins series, 2–1


Semifinals Finals
1 San Beda colors.svg San Beda 79
4 CSB colors.svg La Salle 71
1 San Beda colors.svg San Beda 2
2 Letran colors.svg Letran 1
2 Letran colors.svg Letran 1
3 PCU colors.svg PCU 0

See also[edit]

Preceded by
NCAA Season 79
NCAA Philippines seasons
Succeeded by
NCAA Season 81