High school standout Mark Dyke still undecided whether to stay with NU or not
UAAP Juniors Mythical team member Mark Dyke said he will decide shortly upon graduation whether to stay with NU or not in college.

PROLIFIC prospect Mark Dyke remains undecided whether to stay at National University or play elsewhere in college.

The UAAP Season 77 Mythical Five member played his final year with the Bullpups when they lost to the Ateneo Blue Eaglets in last weekend’s championship series.

The native of Mexico, Pampanga, however, admitted NU is interested in keeping him and join the Bulldogs in college as they go for a back-to-back title next year.

“’Yun ang hindi ko pa rin po alam,” Dyke shortly after wrapping up his high school stint with the Bullpups.

“NU po at iba pang UAAP school,” Dyke said when asked the school which has shown interest in getting his services.

As to when he will decide, Dyke said: “After graduation na lang po.”

If Dyke decides to leave NU for a different school in the UAAP,  he will have to undergo two years of residency unless he gets a release from his mother school.

He will be eligible to play for the Bulldogs in Season 78 of he stays with the Sampaloc-based school.

In his final year NU, the 17-year-old Dyke averaged 13.4 points and 14.5 rebounds per game as he was named part of the Mythical Team along with Most Valuable Player Mike Nieto of Ateneo, teammate and brother Matt Nieto, Aljun Melecio of De La Salle-Zobel, and Frederick Tungcab of Adamson.

Despite losing in the championship series, Dyke said he is already happy with the way he played his high school career.

“Last year, 16-0 po kami. Wala pang nakagawa sa UAAP nun. Tapos, nag-finals kami ngayon. Napaka-ganda na rin po ‘yun,” said Dyke.

In his final game in high school, Dyke only had nine points while grabbing 14 rebounds in a 73-90 loss to the Blue Eaglets in Game Three of the title series.

Still, Dyke said he is satisfied with what the Bullpups had achieved this season.


“Okay na rin po. At least, nakapasok kami sa finals. Nahirapan din po kami nung pumasok kami sa Final Four,” said Dyke.

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