Ayo asking for more focus from still spotless Archers

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Oct 26, 2016 09:26 PM
Ayo asking for more focus from still spotless Archers
PERFECTIONIST. Aldin Ayo wants much, much more from 12-0 DLSU.

De La Salle University steamrolled to their 12th win in as many games in the UAAP 79 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Routing the University of the East, 95-66, on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum, the Green Archers are two wins away from an eliminations sweep and an outright berth into the Finals.

With another domination, DLSU’s league-leading offense took it even up a notch. Averaging 90.8 points per game, they are 17 points better than second-best offense Adamson University with 70.3 points per game.

And yet, head coach Aldin Ayo, the perfectionist that he is, wants much, much more from his wards. Asked what they could still improve upon, he said, “Focus. Right now, we have 74 plays and I’m talking about offense only so talagang focus.”

The one-time NCAA champion coach then went on to say that he believes that DLSU has all the tools to see through what-would-be a historic run. “Andito na mga materyales e. Lahat, gagawin ng mga ‘to e,” he said.

Still, Ayo said that his system is not for the weak of heart – even if you’re as powerful as like Ben Mbala or as decorated as Jeron Teng. As he put it, “Our system is very demanding and it requires focus.”


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