MANILA, Philippines — L-Jay Gonzales missed Far Jap College’s UAAP Season 84 males’s basketball debut as a result of a sprained ankle he sustained in observe.
FEU head coach Olsen Racela bared Gonzales was a game-time resolution after hurting his ankle in coaching two days in the past.
Racela opted to not discipline within the 5-foot-10 guard within the Tamaraws’ dominating 76-51 win over the College of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers on Saturday at Mall of Asia Area.
“L-Jay sprained his ankle two days in the past. He was a game-time resolution. However after we acquired that lead, we determined to not use him anymore to present him extra relaxation for our upcoming video games,” defined Racela on Gonzales’ absence.
Regardless of lacking the UAAP Season 79 Juniors Finals MVP, RJ Abarrientos made a rousing debut within the seniors’ division, scoring 14 of his 18 factors within the first half.
The rookie sensation additionally shot 4-of-6 from the three-point line and picked up 5 rebounds and two assists in simply 20 minutes of play, sufficient to dominate UST.
FEU faces defending champion Ateneo in its subsequent match on Tuesday at 1 p.m.
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