Team 7 bags 2017 UMAEA hoop crown

TEAM Seven went on to beat Team One, 82-74 to crown themselves as this year’s UMAEA (University of Mindanao Alumni Employees Association) basketball tournament which wrapped up last week at the University of Mindanao Matina gymnasium

Mark Gil Nacional channeled Team Seven with 21 points which earned him the Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors. He was backed by veteran Raul Constantino who finished with 20 points that countered Team One’s duo of Jojet Cervantes and Roy Castaneras who had 21 and 15 points, respectively on a losing effort.

Team Eight shared the limelight after beating Team Two, 101-65 for third place honors. Vincent Osoc wound-up with 32 points while JC Perez added 15.

Cornelio Estrella and Dave Siega poured 22 and 21 points, in that order to lead Team Two.

Castaneras also had his winning moments when he bagged the Three-Point Shoot Out crown which served as one of the event’s sidelights.

Tournament Commissioner Ernest delos Santos awarded the winners with their respective trophies and cash prizes after the games.

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