UAAP 80: DLSUís Ricci Rivero is Most Improved Player
Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Nov 29, 2017 03:07 PM
Following a quiet rookie year, Ricci Rivero has been making noise in his sophomore season
De La Salle University has the Most Valuable Player as well as the Most Improved Player in the UAAP 80 Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Ricci Rivero was recognized Appeton Most Improved Player of the Season – joining fellow Green Archer and fellow awardee Ben Mbala who was hailed as back-to-back MVP.
Rivero, Taft Avenue’s second-year stud, had norms of 13.8 points in 48 percent shooting, 5.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.6 steals.
These numbers were a far cry from his per game counts a season ago of 5.5 points, one rebound, and less than one assist and steal.
Rivero will take home PhP 100,000 for his special award.
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