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    Batang Gilas ace Fran Yu set to join new recruits Muyang, Batiller, Fajarito at Letran

    Aug 3, 2017
    Former Batang Gilas standout Fran Yu is set to join Letran after playing in Thailand for a year. Photo from Fiba

    AFTER spending a year in Thailand, former Batang Gilas stalwart Fran Yu is set to become Letran's newest recruit heading into NCAA Season 94.

    The move was confirmed by a source within the team after the Knights' 92-78 win over College of St. Benilde on Thursday at the Letran gym in the NCAA on Tour.

    The 19-year-old Yu moved to Trail International School in Thailand after spending a year with University of the East in UAAP Season 78.

    That stint didn't last long though as he's set to move back home with the 2015 NCAA champions to forge a partnership with JP Calvo in the Letran backcourt next season.

    Yu averaged only three points and nearly two assists in just 10 minutes a game in his rookie season with the Red Warriors, but showed great promise in his final two games averaging 7.5 points and 6.5 assists in 25 minutes a game against Ateneo and University of the Philippines.

    He will be joining three other transfeeres in former Red Warrior Bonbon Batiller, former Benilde center Christian Fajarito and ex-La Salle slotman Larry Muyang.

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    Former Batang Gilas standout Fran Yu is set to join Letran after playing in Thailand for a year. Photo from Fiba
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