MANILA, Philippines—For the third time this NCAA Season 98, Will Gozum has been chosen by the Collegiate Press Corps because the league’s Participant of the Week.
Gozum powered the Blazers to 2 essential wins this week, together with one which put the Blazers in the Final Four for the first time in 20 years.
The Blazers clinched their ticket to a playoff look with the assistance of the bruiser, who registered 25 factors, 10 rebounds and 6 assists of their 83-78 in opposition to San Sebastian.
Benilde additionally went undefeated in three video games this week, with the 6-foot-4 averaging a double-double with 17.33 factors, 10.33 rebounds, 3.67 assists per sport, taking pictures an environment friendly 56.16 p.c from the sector.
The Blazer is near reaching MVP standing however he’s extra targeted on getting his workforce the all-important twice-to-beat advantage in the semifinals.
“For now, I don’t need that MVP factor to get into my head as a result of that simply offers extra strain. What I actually needs is that [twice-to-beat] benefit as a result of it’s one of many largest steps in reaching the Finals,” he stated.
Up subsequent for Benilde is fellow Remaining 4 workforce San Beda, who’s at the moment on a three-game profitable streak.
“Count on us to double our efforts as a result of final spherical, they (Pink Lions) virtually obtained us so we all know they received’t give the win so simply this time,” he defined.
Gozum zoomed previous teammate Miggy Corteza, San Sebastian’s Itchie Altamirano and Beda’s James Kwekuteye for the award offered by the Philippine Sports activities Fee and San Miguel Company.
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