Adamson's Sarr wants to do more even after 20-20 game
Paul Lintag on Sep 27, 2015 08:23 PM
"I want to grab like 30 rebounds." - Papi Sarr. After a huge 22-rebound effort against FEU, the Adamson reinforcement's goal may not be too far-fetched
It came with another loss, but Papi Sarr was an absolute beast for the Adamson Falcons, giving league-leaders Far Eastern University all it could handle.
The towering reinforcement came away with easily the best game of his young UAAP career with 26 points and 22 rebounds. His team, however, remained winless after a sorry 60-64 loss against the Tamaraws.
Sarr gave credit to head coach Mike Fermin more than anyone for serving as his main motivation, saying that he and his teammates' confidence level remains high that they can score a win before round one ends.
"I don't want to think that I'm a rookie, I try to go hard and what happened today was a good job of coach Fermin," Sarr told reporters. "We still have confidence that we can win."
He added that Fermin has been pushing him to crash the boards more aggressively, and he shattered expectations today. "Coach Fermin would always say 'Papi I don't want you to score 20 points, I know you can score 20 points but if you can get me 15 rebounds is enough for me.' So I just follow what my coach says," he said.
Despite his monster effort, Sarr says that its just the beginning especially from the rebounding standpoint. "I expect more, I want to grab like 30 rebounds."
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