FAR Eastern University ran away as the biggest winner in the UAAP basketball tournament awards as Jerie Pingoy and Allana Lim stamped their class in the junior and women’s division, respectively.
Pingoy won his second consecutive Most Valuable Player award in dominating fashion, while Lim claimed her first season MVP trophy.
In an official tally released by UAAP statistics group Imperium Technology/Smart Bro, Pingoy accumulated 76.7143 statistical points (SPs) as he beat out Thirdy Ravena, who finished runner-up with a 70.5 SPs. Ravena is the younger brother of Ateneo Blue Eagles star Kiefer.
Pingoy, who steered the Baby Tams to the top of the eliminations with a 13-1 slate, and Ravena make up the juniors’ Mythical Five along with Alvin Ungria of University of Santo Tomas, Henri Subido of De La Salle-Zobel, and Regginal Morido of National University.
Lim, meanwhile, accumulated 73.7143 SPs in leading the Lady Tamaraws to an outright finals berth following a 14-game sweep of the eliminations.
Lim, the Finals MVP last season, was joined by Aracelie Abaca of De La Salle, Snow Penaranda of Adamson, Maica Cortes of UST and teammate Marilourd Borja in the Mythical Five.
Meantime, Bobby Ray Parks of NU was officially named as seniors MVP following the release of the official statistics.
Parks tallied 77.2857 SPs in the official count, beating out UST’s Karim Abdul who accumulated a total SPs of 76.2143.
Ateneo’s Greg Slaughter, FEU’s Terrence Romeo, and De La Salle’s Jeron Teng round out the Mythical Five.