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UST big man Akomo hospitalized due to head trauma, blood clot

/ 01:48 PM October 09, 2018

University of Santo Tomas center Steve Akomo suffered a head trauma and is confined at UST Hospital in Manila, as per The Varsitarian, the school’s official publication.

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Akomo sustained the head injury after getting hit with what appeared to be a shoulder block from Adamson big man Papi Sarr last September 22.

He also has a blood clot in his brain, according to reports.

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The 6-foot-8 Akomo has already missed the Growling Tigers’ last two games against La Salle and University of the East.

UST is currently in sixth place in the standings with a 2-4 record. The Tigers face fourth-running University of the Philippines next on Wednesday.

For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity.

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