Wendell Comboy doesn't ride alone, insists FEU Tamaraws will rise and fall as a team
Wendell Comboy had his season-best scoring output in FEU's loss to Ateneo, finishing with 20 points. Jaime Campos

WENDELL Comboy played down his breakout game in UAAP Season 79, saying he's merely one piece in a Far Eastern University system that has thrived on balanced scoring with its deep roster.

The sophomore guard poured in a 20 points for the Tamaraws in a season-best scoring explosion that went for naught after FEU suffered its second loss in three outings at the hands of Ateneo, 76-71, on Wednesday.

Still, Comboy found consolation in the effort he saw from his teammates.

“Siguro lahat naman kami kasi, kung makita niyo, kalat ‘yung scoring. Kami lang ‘yung umangat ngayon,” said Comboy. “Sabi nga nila, talagang 16 Fighting Tamaraws, talagang lahat magco-contribute. More on team effort.”

The former FEU Baby Tamaraw admitted, though, that he is still trying to get used to being in the spotlight after the departure of the core group from last year’s squad led by Mac Belo.

He's nonetheless up for the challenge, and glad to see his teammates step up as well.

“Siyempre, una naninibago dahil wala ‘yung mga core veteran. Pero pinag-prepare din naman ‘yun nung summer. Talagang team effort talaga,” Comboy said.

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