DLSU gets another NCAA Jrs. MVP in versatile Mallillin
Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Feb 13, 2017 04:12 PM
FORTIFY. Troy Mallillin, a versatile forward, will help DLSU in trying to fill the void left behind by Jeron Teng.
When it defends its title in the UAAP 80 Men’s Basketball Tournament, De La Salle University will have three of the last four MVPs in the NCAA Juniors on its roster.
Troy Mallillin, the top individual performer of the most recent season in the NCAA Juniors, has decided to become a Green Archer.
DLSU head coach Aldin Ayo confirmed the development.
The six-foot-three forward busted out of nowhere to win the MVP on the back of per game counts of 19.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, and one assist in his last year in the Juniors.
This, all while leading College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills in matching its best elimination round finish in school history.
Mallillin will join NCAA Juniors Season 89 MVP Prince Rivero, also a former Greenie, in Taft Avenue.
With the 17-year-old now his newest recruit, Ayo will have another versatile wing to try and fill the void left behind by Jeron Teng.
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