facebook instagram tiktok

Rhenz Abando set to win NCAA MVP, Rookie of the Year

May 17, 2022 - Tuesday 1:05 PM by GDM

Article Banner Image

Letran's Rhenz Abando is set to be crowned as the Most Valuable Player in the NCAA Season 97 men's basketball tournament.

The 6-foot-2 athletic winger averaged 15.73 points, 6.36 rebounds, 1.73 assists, and 1.27 blocks.

Abando will be the first MVP to come off the bench the entire season.

He is also the first Letran player to be named MVP since Raymond Almazan in 2013.

The 24-year old will also take home the Rookie of the Year award.

NCAA considers transferees from other collegiate leagues as rookies, with Abando playing in UAAP with the University of Santo Tomas.

Joining Abando in the Mythical Five are his Letran teammate Jeo Ambohot, Arellano center Justin Arana, San Sebastian big man JM Calma, and St. Benilde center Will Gozum.

The individual awards will be handed out this Sunday before Game Two of the Letran-Mapua Finals.


Related News

Article Banner Image
Zach LaVine agrees to sign a $215M extension with Bulls

The Chicago Bulls and twice All-Star Zach LaVine on Friday agreed to a $215 million max contract extension, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported. LaVine will earn approximately $43M per year on his new deal. The two-time All-Star emerged as one of the NBA's best scorers while leading th...

8 hours ago

Top Stories

Automakers reports lower Q2 US sales as supply chain woes persist

General Motors, Toyota and other automakers suffered a hit to US sales in the latest quarter as supply chain woes continued to crimp inventories, according to results released Friday.   GM sold 582,401 autos in the three months ending June 30, a drop of 15 percent from the same period a year ...

8 hours ago