UST rookie Cansino ‘surprised’ to be in 7th place of UAAP MVP race

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college University of Santo Tomas’ wunderkind placed seventh in the MVP race after the first round, accumulating 57.4286 statistical points with averages of 14.3 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 2.9 assists in the Growling Tigers’ first seven games of the season.READ: Akhuetie leads UAAP MVP race thru 1st roundFEATURED 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 ChrissThe former UAAP juniors’ MVP was flattered that he was even part of the race and he felt his hard work is slowly paying off in the collegiate field.“Of course, I was surprised because this is already the seniors’ division,” said Cansino, a frontrunner to win the Rookie of the Year award, in Filipino after UST’s 78-70 win over Far Eastern University Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption View comments For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Magnolia overcomes late Alaska run, stays on topcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. CJ Cansino’s proving that he’s more than a just rookie in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Cansino finished with five points but grabbed 12 rebounds in the Growling Tigers’ third straight win.“I feel like my extra work in practice is paying off because it’s been showing in my performance,” said Cansino. “I think the MVP race is more motivation for me to play harder next game.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taallast_img read more

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