The entire NCAA community waited two years to watch Cjay Perez again. The wait was worth it.
His tenacity set the tone for the Lyceum Pirates and was their clear leader on the court. Perez was an all-around superstar scoring 19.5 points, grabbing 6.5 rebounds, dishing out 3.6 assists and swiping 1.9 steals per game. He led the Pirates to an undefeated eliminations winning 18 straight games. He was rewarded for his season-long dominance as he bagged the NCAA Season 93 MVP.
Perez was also awarded a spot in this year’s Mythical Team. Joining him in the best five this season is his teammate Mike Nzeusseu. The Cameroonian big man averaged a double-double with 11.4 points and 11.8 rebounds. Fellow finalist Javee Mocon of the San Beda Red Lions joined the Pirates in the Mythical Team. He was a force in the post with averaging 13.0 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
Rounding out the Mythical Five are Prince Eze from the Perpetual Altas and Sidney Onwubere from the EAC Generals. Eze was the most dominant big man in the league statistically with 15.3 points, 16.4 rebounds. Onwubere submitted an all-around effort with 16.1 points, 11.0 rebounds 2.6 assists and 1.4 blocks per game.
Prince Eze also took home the Season 93 Defensive Player of the Year award. He finished the season averaging 2.6 blocks per game.
Robert Bolick was in the running for the MVP this season but he was taken out of consideration after his one-game suspension due to the altercation during their game with the Benilde Blazers.
In the Juniors Division, Will Gozum of the Malayan Red Robins took home the MVP award with averages of 13.8 points and 9.9 rebounds. He leads the Juniors Mythical Team with front court partner in Mapua Warren Bonifacio. Joel Cagulangan and Inand Fornilos from LSGH Baby Blazers join their Finals opponent in the Mythical Team. Completing the five is Arellano Brave Aaron Fermin.