King Brave Fermin towering above all in MVP conversation
GOT THIS. Aaron Fermin is the clear-cut top individual performer thus far in the NCAA 93 Juniors Basketball Tournament.
On the more than capable shoulders of Aaron Fermin, Arellano High School remains in contention even with the big-time losses of Carlo Abadeza and Guillmer dela Torre.
With per game counts of 17 points, 18 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks, Fermin has lifted the Braves still inside the top four with a record of 5-4.
Along with that, the six-foot-five center has lifted himself atop the list of contenders for MVP.
Fermin has compiled 60.9 Statistical Points (SPs) at the end of the elimination round – eight points better than his closest competitor in Mapua University’s Warren Bonifacio who has 52.1 SPs.
The second-year big man is the league’s rebounding leader, second-leading scorer, and fifth-leading blocker.
Without a doubt, Fermin has played even bigger as longtime pillars Abadeza and dela Torre graduated from Arellano.
Chasing him is another big man in Bonifacio who is norming 12 points, nine rebounds, and 2.1 blocks and his fellow Red Robin in Clint Escamis who is averaging 14 points, 7.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and two steals.
The College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhils duo of Inand Fornilos and Joel Cagulangan are then tied for fourth both with 44.4 SPs.
Mapua’s Will Gozum, Lyceum of the Philippines University’s Vincent Cunanan, San Beda High School’s Evan Nelle, LPU’s Mac Guadana, and University of Perpetual Help’s Jielo Razon complete the top 10.
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