Thompson bags NCAA MVP plum
A RENEWED commitment to improve his game after an injury-plagued season has finally paid off for Perpetual Help star Earl Scott Thompson.
The 6-foot guard was named Most Valuable Player of NCAA Season 90 yesterday after a stellar campaign that saw him average 17.8 points spiked by 11.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists an outing. He led Perpetual Help to a 12-6 record in the elimination round. The Altas however were shown the door by defending champion San Beda in the Final Four.
Thompson actually posted two triple doubles this season and hit 29 points twice.
“It would have been better if we won the championship,” Thompson told the Inquirer.
Arellano’s Jiovani Jalalon who was also named Most Improved Player while its American center Dioncee Holts emerged Rookie of the Year. Darius Estrella of JRU clinched the MVP award in the juniors division.
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