On Facebook, a netizen posted a photo of the UAAP season 82 men’s basketball Finals' Most Valuable Player Thirdy Ravena of the Ateneo Blue Eagles, striking a pose with the NCAA season 95 Finals MVP, Letran’s Fran Yu.
“MVP x MVP | Ravena Thirdy Fran Louie Yu | #champions??????????,” wrote Facebook netizen Joshua Tan, tagging both of the college MVPs.
The 22-year-old Ravena was awarded his third Finals MVP title after averaging 12.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.1 steals in the eliminations round, while raising his performance in two Finals games to 24.5 points, on a 55-percent shooting, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists per game.
The Ateneo Blue Eagles made a historic 16-0 sweep, winning a three-peat championship after dominating the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers in Game Two, 86-79, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old Fran Yu upped his eliminations average from 8.7 points, 4.4 assists, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.7 steals to his best-of-three Finals tally of 13.7 points, 2.0 assists, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.0 steals to lead Colegio de San Juan de Letran to its championship. The Intramuros squad dethroned three-peat San Beda University in Game 3, 81-79, on Tuesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.