Prince Eze is literally the biggest reason for the resurgence of the Perpetual Altas this season.
After finishing last season at ninth place with a 4-14 record, Perpetual rose all the way up to fourth place with an 11-7 record. Eze’s season-long dominance was a key reason why the Altas made it back to the Final Four. The big man averaged 17.9 points on nearly 50% shooting with 16.3 rebounds per game. Eze was also directly responsible for two wins by his team, hitting last second shots to lift the Altas.
Because of those reasons, Eze was awarded the MVP for Season 94. Eze also won the Defensive Player of the Year as he led the league in rebounding and blocks with 3.3 per game.
Eze led the way for the Mythical Team. Joining him are three Red Lions. Robert Bolick, Javee Mocon and Donald Tankoua led San Beda to the top seed and another appearance in the Finals. Bolick finished with all-around averages of 16.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 asssuts. Mocon and Tankoua both nearly averaged double-doubles. Mocon averaged 12.8 points and 9.6 rebounds while Tankoua tallied 13.1 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.
Rounding out the Mythical Team is Bong Quinto. The burly forward of the Letran Knights had averages of 14.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.5 assists.
Eze also led the Defensive Team players. Joining him were Tankoua, Mike Nzeusseu of the Lyceum Pirates, Hamadou Laminou of the EAC Generals and Michael Calisaan of the San Sebastian Stags. Larry Muyang was awarded the Rookie of the Year award.
CJay Perez was disqualified from any individual and team awards due to his infraction resulting to a one-game suspension. Perez failed to inform the NCAA of his PBA Draft application and was suspended for Game 1 of the Finals.
In the Juniors Division, La Salle Greenhills point guard Joel Cagulangan was named the MVP of Season 94. The leader of the Junior Blazers averaged 18.7 points, 7.1 assists and 6.1 rebounds for the season.
He is joined by fellow Junior Blazers Inand Fornillos and Joshua David. Fornillos finished with averages of 12.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks. David normed 14.5 points and 6.6 rebounds. Clint Escamis was also named to the Mythical Team. He led the Finals-bound Mapua Red Robins with 18.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists before suffering an injury to his knee.
Closing out the Juniors Division Mythical team is Arellano Braves big man, Aaron Fermin. Fermin actually led the league in Statistical Points but wasn’t a candidate for the MVP because his team missed the Final Four. Fermin put up monster numbers with 15.6 points and 6.2 rebounds.