NCAA 94: Coach Frankie on Eze: "We live and die by Prince"

Paul Lintag on Oct 04, 2018 04:44 PM
NCAA 94: Coach Frankie on Eze:
For all intents and purposes, the Altas go where Prince Eze takes them. And lately, Eze is taking them places.

Perpetual Help's run to the playoffs of the NCAA Season 94 men's basketball tournament pretty much rests on one man's shoulder.

For all intents and purposes, the Altas go where Prince Eze takes them.

And lately, Eze is taking them places.

Issues of forfeiture aside, Perpetual has won five straight games following an overtime decision over San Sebastian Thursday.

With a 10-5 record, the Altas are now just half a game behind Letran for third place.

Eze, the league's leading Most Valuable Player candidate, is just dominating his way through for Perps.

Against the Stags, the Nigerian center poured 25 points, 23 rebounds, and four blocks. He shot 67 percent from the field and missed only two out of 11 free throws.

He played all 45 minutes.

"Eze is our MVP. Very important player in our system. I'm just happy and very glad for him that he's responding very well to the minutes given to him," head coach Frankie Lim said of his star center.

"Everybody in or team knows that we live and die by Prince," he added.

Despite high praise from his head coach, Eze is still looking to improve as he looks to lead the Altas to the title.

In particular, Prince would like to make sure his free throw numbers are always in check.

"What I would say is our free throws, if we don't make them it's going to be tough for us. That shows our practice is working," Eze said.

"100 a day. If I miss bad free throws in the game, that's 200," he added.

 


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