UPIS standout Juan Gomez de Liaño bags UAAP juniors MVP award
Juan Gomez de Liano averaged 19.1 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals for UPIS this season. Dante Peralta

JUAN Gomez de LiaƱo of University of the Philippines Integrated School has won the UAAP Season 79 juniors basketball MVP award.

According to a press release issued by the league, de LiaƱo will formally receive the trophy before Fridayā€™s Game Two of the finals between Far Eastern University and National University at the Filoil Flying V Centre.

Gomez de LiaƱo was the leading scorer of Season 79, averaging 19.1 points per outing for the Junior Maroons. He was also second in rebounding with 10.3 a game while adding 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals.

Gomez de LiaƱo, younger brother of UP seniors team member Javi, helped UPIS secure five wins this season, an improvement from the teamā€™s 3-11 record in Season 78.

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