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UAAP: Pido Jarencio takes blame for UST opening loss


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UST coach Pido Jarencio talks to Nic Cabañero throughout a recreation in opposition to UE within the UAAP Season 86 males’s basketball match.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.web

MANILA, Philippines—College of Santo Tomas coach Pido Jarencio took the blame after his much-awaited UAAP return was spoiled by College of the East on Saturday at Mall of Asia Area.

“‘Yung talo na ito, akin lahat ito. Ganun lang kasimple ‘yun. Wag na ‘yung mga bata, ako na lang. Kaya ko i-handle yun dahil ‘yung mga bata hindi natin alam,” Jarencio stated after the Growling Tigers’ 80-70 loss within the UAAP Season 86 males’s basketball opener. “Basta ito lose and lose, akin. Win or win para sa kanila yun.”

(This loss is on me. It’s that straightforward. It’s not their fault (gamers). Blame it on me. I can deal with it however we don’t know if they’ll.)

Jarencio lamented their dangerous begin trailing 22-9 within the first quarter, taking pictures 21-of-62 from the sector, and permitting 4 UE gamers to attain no less than 15 factors, led by the double-double of Noy Remogat and Treasured Momowei.

“We had a foul begin. We’re not making our photographs, we’re not enjoying protection, then Adama Faye is injured, We simply performed him as a result of import is an enormous distinction for a crew,” stated Jarencio in Filipino.

The Growling Tigers minimize a 19-point deficit late within the third quarter after Nic Cabañero and Mark Llemit trimmed it all the way down to eight, 75-67, with 2:03 remaining however just for the Pink Warriors to maintain them at bay.

“We performed higher protection within the third and fourth and we have been capable of restrict them. However the issue was we weren’t making our photographs. That was the story of the sport,” he stated.

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UST coach Pido Jarencio.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.web

Cabañero, who led the Tigers with 18 factors and eight rebounds however fouled out down the stretch, remained optimistic regardless of dropping their first recreation, which stretched their dropping streak to 14 video games courting again to final 12 months.

“I’m not comfortable as a result of we didn’t get the win. We’ll persist with the system and can proceed to soak up what our coaches will say. We’ll overview our errors for us to enhance. I additionally dedicated numerous lapses within the recreation,” stated the third-year participant in Filipino. “We’re wanting ahead to unlocking our capabilities subsequent recreation. We’ll be taught from this expertise.”

However Jarencio, who returned to UST after 10 years, didn’t need his crew to simply be taught.

“Kailangan saluhin ko si Nic doon. Hindi studying expertise, baguhin natin yun cost to expertise, bugbog na yung studying eh,” Jarencio stated.

Regardless of the loss, Jarencio was elated together with his return to UST.

“I really feel good as a result of I’m teaching in my beloved UST. You all know the way I like UST on the similar time, I noticed the brand new and longtime supporters of UST in addition to the previous and new bashers,” the PBA legend stated.

UST tries to bounce again in opposition to Adamson on Wednesday with Jarencio vowing to make the required changes.

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“We’ll make the changes. We’ll persist with our wholesome gamers for now. We’re wanting ahead to going through Adamson with coach Nash [Racela] they’re sturdy. We’ll be prepared in opposition to Adamson. Faculty basketball is enjoyable,” he stated.




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