Kevin Quiambao top UAAP high school player in NBTC rankings

Kevin Quiambao NU UAAP juniors finals

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MANILA, Philippines–Forward Kevin Quiambao has been hailed as the top high school player in the UAAP after playing a starring role in Nazareth School of National University’s Season 82 sweep.

Quiambao was a steady force on both sides of the court, averaging 12.6 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks—an all-around performance that earned him a spot in the Mythical Team.

Adamson University’s Jake Figueroa, who came off a rookie-MVP stint, was second on the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) 24 rankings.

Finals MVP Carl Tamayo came in third while Ateneo’s Josh Lazaro and FEU’s Penny Estacio rounded out the top five.

UST’s Bismarck Lina finished sixth followed by Ateneo’s Lebron Lopez.

Completing the top 10 are FEU’s Cholo Anonuevo, NU’s Terrence Fortea, and Ateneo’s Fortshky Padrigao.

Below is the complete list of the UAAP NBTC 24 rankings:

1.     Kevin Quiambao (NS-NU)
2.     Jake Figueroa (AdU)
3.     Carl Tamayo (NS-NU)
4.     Josh Lazaro (AHS)
5.     Penny Estacio (FEU-D)
6.     Bismarck Lina (UST)
7.     Lebron Lopez (AHS)
8.     Cholo Anonuevo (FEU)
9.     Terrence Fortea (NS-NU)
10.     Forthsky Padrigao (AHS)
11.     Aldous Torculas (UPIS)
12.     Gerry Abadiano (NS-NU)
13.     Matt Erolon (AdU)
14.     Reyland Torres (NS-NU)
15.     Jacob Cortez (UST)
16.     CJ Austria (UE)
17.     Patrick Sleat (FEU-D)
18.     Jorick Bautista (FEU-D)
19.     Ernest Felicilda (NS-NU)
20.     Kean Baclaan (DLSZ)
21.     Joshua Barcelona (AdU)
22.     Jordi Gomez de Liaño (UPIS)
23.     Ivan Cudiamat (DLSZ)
24.     Ian Espinosa (AHS)

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