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    As FEU Tamaraws maintain streak, Monbert Arong confidence continues to rise

    Oct 9, 2016
    Monbert Arong says he never doubted he can make the shot. Freddie Dionisio

    MONBERT Arong continues to play with confidence, helping Far Eastern University extend its hot streak in the UAAP.

    The Cebuano hotshot scored 13 points including the biggest basket in the Tamaraws’ narrow win over the National University Bulldogs.

    [See Monbert Arong nails game-winner as FEU Tamaraws down NU Bulldogs to stretch streak to five]

    Arong buried the go-ahead basket for FEU with 3.7 seconds left after faking off Alfred Aroga.

    As FEU stretched its winning streak, Arong’s confidence also continues to rise.

    “Confident ako na ma-shu-shoot ko ’yung bola,” said Arong.

    “Wala akong masabi kundi ang bait ni God para sa akin. Lalo na ‘yung last seconds na, wala akong laging binubulong kundi ’yung Bible verse na ‘I can do all things for Christ.’”

    “Para sa akin ’yung play. Wala akong iniisip kundi ’yung Bible verse na ’yun,” Arong said.

    [See Arong basket, Orizu defensive gems help FEU Tamaraws survive scare from UP Maroons]

    Arong also credited his teammates as the Tamaraws fought back from an 11-point deficit to complete the season sweep over NU.

    “Credit to the coach at sa mga teammates ko. Talagang teamwork kami at hindi kami bumitaw till the end,” said Arong.

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