MANILA, Philippines — Jose Rizal University has also suspended its player John Amores indefinitely, a decision separate from the NCAA’s previous ban.
Amores will no longer run for Heavy Bombers for the remainder of the NCAA Season 98 men’s basketball tournament. He is also banned from team practice sessions.
This follows the NCAA’s announcement of Amores being indefinitely suspended from the tournament watch his rampage that gave JRU-St pause. Benilde game on Tuesday at San Juan Arena.
“Jose Rizal University, as one of the oldest members of the NCAA, has always supported the association’s goals of promoting sportsmanship, camaraderie and good values among students. members of member schools. Consistent with this, the university does not tolerate violence of any kind,” the JRU said in a statement released Wednesday.
Paul Supan, JRU’s representative for the NCAA governing committee, assured other members of the board and their supporters that the school “promises to cooperate fully.”
JRU also apologized to the basketball community for this incident.
The NCAA, although board member Fr. Vic Calvo, earlier said the indefinite ban was “open to due process” and give Amores a chance to save his career.
Meanwhile, the Heavy Bombers will have to compete in their next game with just six players as nine of them are suspended for one game while two are banned for two games.
Whether the University will help Amores with psychiatric measures remains questionable. However, he is facing charges from University of the Philippines player Mark Belmonte for another brawl in July.
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