The FEU Fighting Tamaraws clinched their first championship in 10 years in the UAAP Season 78 Men’s Basketball championship after defeating the UST Growling Tigers 67-62. With the season finally over, we take a look at the biggest winners and losers of Season 78 of the UAAP Men’s Basketball.
Loser: Jerome Apacible for being banned to play this season after his drunk driving altercation
Winner: The Ateneo rookies who got to shine in his absence
Loser: NU for not winning back to back championships
Winner: UST for getting a place in the finals
Loser: Ferrer for falling short of an MVP crown he deserved
Winner: Kiefer Ravena for sharing his MVP with the deserving Kevin Ferrer
Loser: Kiefer Ravena for not winning a championship before graduating
Winner: Kiefer Ravena telling his fans that he gave his best and his fans acknowledging him
Loser: Mac Belo for coming up short of the Mythical 5
Winner: Aroga, Ravena, Teng, Ferrer, Daquioag for making the Mythical 5
Loser: FEU for not having a single player in the Mythical 5
Winner: Alfred Aroga for wanting to use part of his Mythical 5 winnings to have a feast with some homeless children
Loser: Ateneo Men’s Basketball team for losing Ravena and Pessumal, who have been loyal to ateneo for nine and 17 years respectively
Winner: Ravena and Pessumal, who will soon get to call Ateneo their Alma Mater
Loser: UST growling tigers, for losing a close game to FEU in the finals.
Winner: FEU Fighting Tamaraws, for keeping their composure and winning the finals despite coming from behind.
Mac Belo and Mike Tolomia for playing a stellar final game and clinching the championship for their school.
Congratulations to all the teams that played this season!
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