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UAAP cancels September 15 games due to Typhoon Ompong

The UAAP has decided to cancel both games of the men's basketball tournament scheduled on Saturday due to Typhoon Ompong.

In a message, UAAP Season 81 president Nilo Ocampo on Friday said: "After due consultation and considering what appears to be a severe weather disturbance, The UAAP deems it best for everyone's interests to cancel the basketball games tomorrow Saturday, September 15, 2018."

Typhoon Ompong is expected to make landfall in northern Cagayan on Saturday morning and exit the Philippine area of responsibility the next day.

Ateneo, FEU, Adamson and La Salle were all set to see action at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

The women's basketball games and chess games on Saturday are also cancelled. The chess games will be moved to Wednesday.

As of posting, no information was given by the UAAP as to when the basketball games will be rescheduled.