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Mark Nonoy breaks down in tears after painful loss to Ateneo

January 15, 2020

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. “I did everything I can because our first group was having problems in the game,” said Nonoy who played nearly 28 minutes off the bench.“We have to step up. It’s now up to coach Aldin [Ayo] to make the adjustments for the betterment of our team come Game 2.” Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study 400 evacuees from Taal eruption take refuge in Mt. Banahaw LATEST STORIES SEA Games opening rites tickets go on sale Overcome with emotions, the would-be Rookie of the Year couldn’t help but tear up and go to assistant McJour Luib to find some support after the final buzzer sounded.“Of course it was painful because this was our goal but we came up short,” said Nonoy in Filipino Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “We’ll just take back the series in Game 2,”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4Of those players from UST who took at least five shots, it was only Nonoy who converted on a 50 percent rate and at times looked to be carrying the Growling Tigers on his shoulders.Nonoy drove to the basket every chance he got or pulled up from deep if he saw the defense sag off. ‘People evacuated on their own’ No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist DSWD Bicol donates P1.5M worth of food packs for Taal eruption evacuees Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball03:22The decision on the Maguindanao Massacre case01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Andray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai Sotto 2 village execs nabbed in Bohol buy-bust MOST READ Emotional Mark Nonoy after UST’s Game 1 loss in the UAAP Finals. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Phiippines—Mark Nonoy picked the best time to unleash the biggest game of his rookie year, but University of Santo Tomas’ 91-77 blowout loss to Ateneo in the Game 1 of the Finals wasn’t how he wanted to end the night.Nonoy’s career-best effort of 26 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the field, 7-of-14 from deep, and five rebounds went for naught as the Growling Tigers failed anew to dent the Blue Eagles’ seemingly impenetrable armor.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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