UE’s high-scoring forward Pasaol on verge of UAAP history
January 18, 2020
Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. The next hurdle Pasaol has to overcome is Ben Mbala’s Season 80 mark of 26 points per game with the big center from La Salle achieving that average in just 12 games.Pasaol has to score 43 points to tie Mbala’s record and 44 to become the highest scoring player in the UAAP since 2003—the year that the statistics were tabulated digitally.UE’s ever-smiling exploits would also make him a viable Mythical Five candidate, the MVP is out of the question since the Red Warriors’ 1-12 record put them at the bottom of the ladder, but Pasaol said he’d rather see his teammates happy than receive any individual plaque.“I just want to see my teammates happy and that they’re smiling when we’re playing, and they’re sharing the ball to me,” said Pasaol. “We’re already out of the picture but I told them to just fight and if we can steal one more win, why not?”“Even though we’re out of the picture we’re a happy bunch. We’re just so happy being with each other.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? The big scoring forward upped his scoring average to 24.7 after 13 games following the Red Warriors’ 85-72 loss to Adamson University Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Pasaol already has 321 total points this season and even if he’s limited to zero points in the Red Warriors’ final game of the season he’ll still surpass Terrence Romeo’s mark of 22.2 points per game in Season 76.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“I was surprised that I’ll be surpassing Terrence but all the credit belong to my teammates because they trust me that I can score and that I can play on both the offensive and defensive ends,” said Pasaol in Filipino.As per UAAP’s statistician Pong Ducanes, even if Pasaol is scoreless in UE’s last game of the eliminations against National University he’ll finish the year with a 22.9 scoring average and that’s well beyond the 22.2 points per game mark Romeo had five years ago. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum University of the East’s Alvin Pasaol is on the cusp of scoring history if the cards go his way in his final game in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Durant’s double-double lifts Warriors past Nets View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award01:05SEA Games: Agatha Wong defends wushu title, scores 2nd gold for PH01:32UAAP Season 81: Racela says he’ll be ‘surprised’ if Ateneo loses a game in elims02:14Carpio 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 Taal MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.