If the winner of this league cannot represent us in the World University Games, why should people really care?
We need to have a true national champion sanctioned by the proper authorities who can represent the country in the global arena.
Those schedules, PR hype, TV coverage are secondary even tertiary concerns.
What is more prestigious than the NCAA, UAAP* and any other local crown? The chance to represent the school and the country in the international front. If people are not excited by that idea, then I guess we are really stuck in our Third World mentality.* Yup, we will just continue planting kamote...