La Salle's Ben Mbala to return in UAAP Season 81in Here is your first Forum Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:40 am
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After losing the championship against Ateneo de Manila University on Sunday, Ben Mbala sent a strong message to other universities as he hinted his return to the De La Salle University Green Archers in the UAAP Season 81.
The two-time UAAP MVP revealed he still has one playing year left and he just needed to talk to La Salle for possibly another season with the Green Archers who are aiming to bounce back from their loss.
Mbala went on to note that losing the championship is part of the learning curve for the Taft-based squad.“You can’t just learn by winning, you http://www.authenticsabresstore.com/matt-moulson-jersey_c-422.html can also learn by losing. This is a situation that you have to learn by losing and I take it as a man,” Mbala added.
Up by two midway through the payoff period, La Salle allowed Ateneo to pull away off a 14-2 run, highlighted by three-point bombs from Anton Asistio and Matt Nieto for an 80-70 lead, 4:06 left in the season.
La Salle threatened to pull off a comeback, closing the gap to just a couple of points, 80-82, Braxton Miller Jersey but the Blue Eagles showed composure down the stretch with Isaac Go sinking a trey in the last 24 seconds for an 85-80 lead.
“We didn’t get Nicklas Grossmann Jersey to play our game. We didn’t get to our games. We didn’t have our rhythm. We just played within the flow and we took a lot of bad shots, turned the ball over when it was the most important,” Mbala explained.
De La Salle University big man Ben Mbala will go home with a couple of trophies http://www.authenticpacersstore.com/lance_stephenson_jersey.html and checks amounting http://www.officialhockeyknights.com/Tyler-Wong-Jersey-Adidas to P120,000 after the awarding ceremony of the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball Curtis Martin Authentic Jersey tournament.The Cameroonian big man, who led the Green Archers to the UAAP Season 80 Finals, headlined the tournament's Mythical Five and was also named the Most Valuable Player.
"Thank you to the La Salle community," said Mbala after receiving his award. "This is for you."Aside from his trophies, Mbala also received a P100,000 cash prize for being named the PSBankable Player of the Season, and an additional P20,000 cash prize as he also got the Shell V-Power Most Efficient Player of the Season award.
Also receiving a special award was his teammate, Ricci Rivero, who was named the Appeton Most Improved Player. He received a check worth P100,000.Ateneo's Matt Nieto got a cash prize of P50,000 for being named the Manulife 110% Heart and Hustle Player of the Season.
Also receiving a special award were the UP Fighting Maroons, as Milo hailed them with the Up Your Galing Performance Award. The team received a P50,000 prize that was received by team captain Andrew Harris.