IN PHOTOS: Ravena bags UAAP MVP; Caracut named ROY

BACK-TO-BACK. Kiefer Ravena ends his UAAP career with another MVP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BACK-TO-BACK. Kiefer Ravena ends his UAAP career with another MVP.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Prior to game 2 of the UAAP Season 78 finals on Saturday, November 28, the league handed out its individual awards for this season’s senior’s basketball tournament.

As expected, Ateneo’s Kiefer Ravena was named the UAAP MVP for a second straight season after he finished with 69.5 statistical points, edging out UST’s Kevin Ferrer, who came in second, with 67.36 statistical points.

Ravena asked Ferrer to join him in lifting the MVP trophy:

SHARING IS CARING. The top two leaders in the UAAP MVP race lift up the trophy. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SHARING IS CARING. The top two leaders in the UAAP MVP race lift up the trophy.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jeron Teng of La Salle, Alfred Aroga of NU, and Ed Daquioag of UST joined the two in the league’s Mythical 5:

TOP 5. Here are the athletes that performed best this UAAP season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TOP 5. Here are the athletes that performed best this UAAP season.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The Rookie of the Year award was handed out to DLSU’s Andrei Caracut, while Daquioag was also named the Most Improved Player.

Other awards handed out includes Ferrer winning the Bear Brand Level Up Player of the Season, Teng winning Jollibee Beeda ang Galing Player of the Season, Ravena winning Master Gwapo Player of the Season, and FEU’s Mac Belo winning PSBankable Player of the season.

Check out the photos below:

BRIGHT FUTURE. Andrei Caracut wins Rookie of the Year despite dealing with a health issue this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BRIGHT FUTURE. Andrei Caracut wins Rookie of the Year despite dealing with a health issue this season.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BIG MAC. The FEU stud is the lone player from his team to win an award. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

BIG MAC. The FEU stud is the lone player from his team to win an award.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

THE LEAP. Ed Daquioag was fifth in the SPs tally this year after being tied for 73 last year. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

THE LEAP. Ed Daquioag was fifth in the SPs tally this year after being tied for 73 last year.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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