Perez named NCAA MVP as Pirates banner awardees

first_imgAlso making the Best Defensive Team are Lyceum’s Nzeusseu, EAC’s Onwubere, Jose Rizal U’s Abdulwahab Abdulrazak, and Mapua’s Christian Buñag.Heavy Bombers guard Jed Mendoza was  adjudged as the Most Improved Player, turning around a largely forgettable rookie year and emerging as a solid contributor for his side with a team-best 13.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.9 assists.JRU, meanwhile, was given the sportsmanship award. Onwubere showcased his full arsenal in his final year with the Generals, averaging 16.1 markers, 11.0 boards, 2.6 assists, and 1.4 rejections in his team’s failed bid to make it to the Final Four.The same was the case for Eze, who has been a beast for the Altas in their campaign but failed to help his side advance to the playoffs. The Nigerian bruiser corralled 15.3 points, a league-high 16.4 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks this season.Meanwhile, Jaycee Marcelino’s stellar first year with the Pirates did not go unnoticed as he was feted as this season’s Rookie of the Year.A transferee from Adamson, the soft-spoken guard made immediate impact in his debut year for Lyceum, averaging 10.7 points, 5.4 boards, 2.4 assists, and 1.4 steals, while terrorizing the opposing team’s guards with his hounding defense together with twin brother Jayvee.Eze’s defensive prowess was also recognized as he was named as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSensational all season long, CJ Perez continued to reap the rewards of his hardwork as he was named the NCAA Season 93’s Most Valuable Player.The 23-year-old forward has undoubtedly been the driving force for Lyceum this year, leading the Pirates to an amazing 18-game sweep of the eliminations en route to their first ever Finals appearance.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson NBA: Jason Kidd brushes off comparisons to Lonzo Ball: ‘It’s a stretch’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Perez averaged a league-best 19.3 points, together with 6.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.9 steals to stamp his class among his peers.Joining Perez in the Mythical Team is his Pirates teammate Mike Nzeusseu along with Javee Mocon of San Beda, Sidney Onwubere of Emilio Aguinaldo College, and Prince Eze of Perpetual Help.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe Cameroonian Nzeusseu has been a rock down low for Lyceum, netting a double-double of 11.4 markers, 11.8 boards, and 1.2 blocks.Mocon, meanwhile, has been an embodiment of stability for the Red Lions as he churned out solid numbers of 13.0 points, 11.2 rebounds, and 3.4 dimes in his fourth season. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson MOST READlast_img read more

FULL LIST: 2017 NBA Draft Selections

first_imgNew York (from Houston), Ognjen Jaramaz, g, Mega Leks (Serbia). World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide b-Portland (from Memphis through Denver and Cleveland), Harry Giles, c, Duke. Boston (from Sacramento through Philadelphia), Jayson Tatum, f, Duke. Phoenix, Josh Jackson, f, Kansas. Charlotte, Malik Monk, g, Kentucky. b-Portland, Justin Jackson, f, North Carolina. a-Minnesota, Lauri Markkanen, f, Arizona. New York, Frank Ntilikina, g, Strasbourg (France). Detroit, Luke Kennard, g, Duke. New York (from Chicago), Damyean Dotson, g, Houston. Philadelphia (from New York through Utah and Toronto), Jonah Bolden, f, FMP Beograd (Serbia). Dallas, Dennis Smith Jr., g, N.C. State. Phoenix (from Toronto), Alec Peters, f, Valparaiso. Miami, Bam Adebayo, f, Kentucky. Sacramento (from Philadelphia), De’Aaron Fox, g, Kentucky. Phoenix, Davon Reed, g, Miami. Atlanta (from Charlotte), Tyler Dorsey, g, Oregon. c-Denver, Donovan Mitchell, g, Louisville. Boston (from L.A. Clippers), Jabari Bird, g, California. LATEST STORIES Philadelphia (from Atlanta), Mathias Lessort, f, Nanterre 92 (France). Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Portland (from Cleveland), Caleb Swanigan, f, Purdue. g-New Orleans, Dwayne Bacon, f, Florida State. San Antonio, Jaron Blossomgame, f, Clemson. a-Chicago, Justin Patton, c, Creighton. Brooklyn (from Boston), Aleksandar Vezenkov, f, FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain). Boston (from Cleveland), Kadeem Allen, g, Arizona. f-Utah (from Golden State), Josh Hart, g, Villanova.SECOND ROUNDg-Charlotte (from Atlanta through Brooklyn), Frank Jackson, g, Duke. Houston (from Denver), Isaiah Hartenstein, c, Zalgiris (Lithuania) Indiana, Ike Anigbogu, c, UCLA. Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves Denver (from Memphis through Oklahoma City), Vlatko Cancar, f, Mega Leks (Serbia). e-Brooklyn (from Boston), Kyle Kuzma, f, Utah. b-Sacramento (from New Orleans), Zach Collins, c, Gonzaga. c-Utah, Tyler Lydon, f, Syracuse. Philadelphia (from Dallas), Jawun Evans, g, Oklahoma State.center_img Philadelphia (from Brooklyn through Boston), Markelle Fultz, g, Washington. c-Traded to Utah.d-Traded Philadelphia.e-Traded to Utah.f-Traded to L.A. Lakers.g-Traded to New Orleans.ADVERTISEMENT L.A. Lakers, Lonzo Ball, g, UCLA. Denver (from Oklahoma City), Monte’ Morris, g, Iowa State. Washington’s Markelle Fultz drives against Nevada in an NCAA college basketball game in Seattle. At right, in a Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, UCLA guard Lonzo Ball drives against California’s Charlie Moore during an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles. Fultz should go No. 1 and Ball would then get his wish to stay in Los Angeles at No. 2. Then the intrigue starts in the NBA draft. AP FILEDraft: June 22, Brooklyn, New YorkFIRST ROUNDADVERTISEMENT Boston (from Minnesota through Phoenix), Semi Ojeleye, f, SMU. f-Utah (from Detroit), Thomas Bryant, c, Indiana. Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken d-Orlando (from Toronto), Anzejs Pasecniks, c, Herbalife Gran Canaria (Spain). Toronto (from L.A. Clippers through Milwaukee), OG Anunoby, f, Indiana. Philadelphia (from Miami through Atlanta), Sterling Brown, g, SMU. Orlando, Jonathan Isaac, f, Florida State. k-New Orleans (from Washington), Edmond Sumner, g, Xavier. Utah, Nigel Williams-Goss, g, Gonzaga. Atlanta, John Collins, f, Wake Forest. j-Houston (from Portland), Dillon Brooks, f, Oregon. h-Traded to Memphis.i-Traded to Golden State.j-Traded to Memphis.k-Traded to Indiana.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Milwaukee, D.J. Wilson, f, Michigan. MOST READ Sacramento (from Philadelphia through New Orleans), Frank Mason III, g, Kansas. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Indiana, TJ Leaf, f, UCLA. San Antonio, Derrick White, g, Colorado. Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:03DOH drafting order to lower prices of expensive medicines02:14Galvez OK with ‘selective’ martial law in Mindanao02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Milwaukee, Sindarius Thornwell, g, South Carolina. WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Atlanta (from Golden State through Philadelphia and Utah), Alpha Kaba, f, Mega Leks (Serbia).Proposed TradesFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutouta-Traded to Chicago.b-Traded to Portland. Oklahoma City, Terrance Ferguson, g, Adelaide 36ers (Australia). What ‘missteps’? Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken i-Chicago (from Sacramento through Cleveland), Jordan Bell, f, Oregon. h-Orlando, Ivan Rabb, f, California. f-L.A. Lakers (from Houston), Tony Bradley, c, North Carolina. Brooklyn (from Washington), Jarrett Allen, c, Texas. Orlando (from L.A. Lakers), Wesley Iwundu, f, Kansas State.last_img read more

Osorio hurt by Mexicos shock 30 defeat

first_imgMexico boss Juan Carlos Osorio admitted that he is feeling “hurt” over the way his side performed in their 3-0 defeat to Sweden on Wednesday – despite progressing to the knockout stagesFollowing a dream start to their World Cup campaign that saw them defeat defending champions Germany and South Korea in brilliant fashion, El Tri came back down to earth on Wednesday with Sweden giving them a 3-0 thrashing and snatching the top spot in Group F.Mexico had an underwhelming display at the Central Stadium and were punished on the counter-attack and through a penalty by Sweden with goals from Ludwig Augustinsson and captain Andreas Granqvist, before an own goal from defender Edson Álvarez sealed a shock defeat.While they still made the round of 16 with a tie against Brazil, Osorio was nevertheless frustrated with how his side performed.Quiz: How much do you know about Hirving Lozano? Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 6, 2019 Time for you to tell us everything you can answer about Hirving Lozano. We will ask you 10 questions about the Mexican forward. Have…“First of all I have to say that we qualified because we beat Germany and Korea,” said the Colombian, according to Sky Sports.“However, I am very hurt. We didn’t succeed in our penetration in the last third. We allowed them to score three goals which is too many. I wasn’t happy with the way we defended but that’s a learning curve for me.”Wednesday’s defeat was Mexico’s worst at the World Cup since they were beaten 6-0 by Germany in 1978.last_img read more

Aston Villa to receive significant investment

first_imgEnglish Championship club Aston Villa announced on Friday it will receive a “significant investment” from NSWE, a company jointly owned by billionaires Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens.Forbes estimation of Egyptian Sawiris worth is over £3 billion, while American Edens is the co-owner of NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.Also, Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia held talks with the Egyptian group and continue to be on the board as co-chairman.“I am extremely pleased to have formed a strategic partnership with Nassef and Wes,” Dr Xia said in a club statement.Aston Villa explains why they spent so much money on players Manuel R. Medina – September 6, 2019 According to Aston Villa’s chief executive, the team needed to spend £144.5 million on 12 players in order to stay competitive.“We have a common goal of delivering future success for Aston Villa and I look forward to working together to achieve this aim.“To have come so close to achieving promotion last season was a humbling experience. In finding such strong partners as Nassef and Wes we’re gearing up to fight again and bring back the success that this Club deserves and we all so want to provide it with.”Aston Villa has been in a financial quagmire for quite some time now, a financial trouble that almost put the club up sale last month.last_img read more

Agent MilinkovicSavic is a happy man at Lazio

first_imgSergej Milinkovic-Savic’s agent claims the player is enjoying life at Lazio suggesting he won’t be leaving the club in the January transfer window.Milinkovic-Savic has been a subject of transfer speculation with both Milan clubs keen on his services despite renewing his Lazio contract.“Sergej is really, really happy at Lazio,” the former Chelsea striker told Football Italia via“He showed how much he loves the club and fans by choosing to stay, despite having many offers.“All young players have ups and downs. He had a tough start to the season, but game by game he’s improved, getting back to his usual levels in the last month.SS Lazio v AS Roma - TIM CupMatch Preview: SS Lazio vs AS Roma Boro Tanchev – August 31, 2019 Lazio will host Roma to the Olimpico Stadium in the first Derby della Capitale of the 2019-20 Serie A campaign.“People often forget that he’s not a striker. His job isn’t to score. He does a lot for the team during a game.“He won’t leave Lazio this month, that’s 100 percent certain. It’s not right to talk about him possibly moving away every time.“He has a long contract with the Biancocelesti, he’s happy with them and above all, he’s not for sale this month.“We must respect Lotito as the President. Lazio are also a great club, with all due respect for other sides.”last_img read more

Fake doctor held after patient falls sick

first_imgKolkata: A fake doctor was arrested in Sonarpur after the woman he was treating for quite some time fell sick and had to be admitted to a private nursing home.Locals beat him up and handed him over to the police. Rakesh Mondol, the fake doctor, admitted that he only has a diploma in pharmacy, which he obtained after becoming a graduate in Arts.Roma Halder, a resident of Adarshapalli in Sonarpur, was diagnosed with a tumour on the breast. She visited Mondol six months ago and had been under his treatment since then. Mondol was treating her with homeopathic medicines. The problem cropped up when Haldrer felt sick. She complained of acute pain and was taken to Mondol’s chamber. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedMondol administered five bottles of saline on her in two days.Halder’s conditions deteriorated on Tuesday evening after the fifth bottle was administered. She was taken to a private nursing home in Kolkata, after she felt critically ill. Locals became suspicious after Halder was admitted to the hospital.They went to Mondol’s chamber and asked him to show his certificates. Mondol initially refused to furnish his certificates but succumbed to the pressure. Also Read – Naihati: 10 councillors return to TMC from BJPHe confessed that he had given a false registration number on the writing pad, which was used for prescribing medicines.Though he did not have any degree, he picked up treating patients because of his interest in medicine and experience.Locals ransacked his chamber and handed him over to the police. They have demanded exemplary punishment.Halder’s mother said they were deceived by his acting. He is well-behaved and assured to cure her daughter. Initially, Halder showed signs of improvement but gradually deteriorated and finally had to be admittedto a hospital.”The doctor was treating her for the past six months. We could have taken her to a genuine doctor had he confessed to us before. But he went on treating her without any knowledge of treating a tumour,” said Halder’s mother.last_img read more

Abhishek Anubrata to look after party affairs in Nadia with Parthas aid

first_imgKolkata: Abhishek Banerjee, All India Trinamool Youth Congress president and the party’s MP and Anubrata Mondol, the party’s Birbhum district president, will look after the party in Nadia along with Partha Chatterjee, the party’s secretary general.The decision was taken by Trinamool supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nadia on Wednesday. She met all the MLAs, Zilla Parishad and Panchayat members in the district. In the administrative review meeting, Mamata Banerjee pulled up the chairman of Shantipur Municipality Ajay Dey and asked him to bury the hatchet with some local leaders. “You had been an MLA and now you’re the chairman of a municipality. You should work together with other leaders,” the Chief Minister said. Also Read – 3 injured, flight, train services hit as rains lash BengalBefore the Lok Sabha polls, Banerjee wants to put an end to infighting, which is affecting the party’s progress in different areas. Meanwhile, Partha Chatterjee told newsmen that because of his busy schedule, it is not possible for him to come to the district. “Abhishek Banerjee and Anubrata will look after the party in Nadia and I will assist them,” he said. It may be mentioned that in Cooch Behar, while addressing a gathering on Tuesday, Abhishek Banerjee had cautioned party workers against infighting.last_img read more