Mythical 5 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mythical 5


Finals MVP Kai Sotto 'the happiest man in the Philippines' after Ateneo’s title win

Mar 02, 2018 - 9:00 PM

He was the Finals MVP, but the stratospheric Sotto is grounded enough to say his Ateneo high school teammates made it happen

FINALS MVP. Kai Sotto of Ateneo proudly shows his UAAP juniors finals mvp trophy. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SJ Belangel, Dave Ildefonso on college plans: 'Graduation muna'

Mar 02, 2018 - 8:42 PM

Ateneo Blue Eaglets Belangel and Ildefonso are still overjoyed at winning the UAAP junior basketball championship

ADMU Jrs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ricci Rivero makes final Mythical 5, leapfrogs foreigners Sarr, Gaye and Akom

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:58 PM

Because of the UAAP rule that allows only one foreign student in a line-up, DLSU sophomore Rivero jumps three places to crash the UAAP Season 80 Mythical 5

La Salle's Ben Mbala set to bag his 2nd straight MVP title

Nov 13, 2017 - 1:05 PM

The monstrous numbers of the Green Archer secure his back-to-back MVP award

BACK-TO-BACK. Ben Mbala continues to be the best player in the league. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum's CJ Perez adds MVP award to impressive NCAA season

Nov 10, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Lyceum Pirates guard-forward CJ Perez continues to benefit from his transfer to the NCAA as he is awarded as Season 93 Most Valuable Player

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU's Mbala, Mapua’s Oraeme lead collegiate Mythical 5 selection

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:19 PM

The pair will be joined by another Green Archer in Jeron Teng alongside San Beda s Javee Mocon and Arellano’s Jio Jalalon

MVP. Ben Mbala is the UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jett Manuel says UP teammate Paul Desiderio deserves Mythical 5 nod

Dec 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

Paul Desiderio becomes the first University of the Philippines Fighting Maroon to make the Mythical selection in a decade after Marvin Cruz in 2006

MAROONS. Jett Manuel (L) is proud of Paul Desiderio for making the UAAP Season 79 Mythical 5. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Mbala to be named UAAP MVP; Melecio Rookie of the Year

Dec 05, 2016 - 4:14 PM

DLSU s Ben Mbala clinches the honor with 92 4286 statistical points and averages of 20 6 points 16 rebounds and 2 4 blocks in the elimination round

MVP. Ben Mbala is the UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jayson Castro named to 2015 FIBA Asia Mythical 5 team

Oct 03, 2015 - 10:58 PM

Jayson Castro is still the best point guard in Asia

SIMPLY THE BEST. Jayson Castro was a pivotal reason for the Philippines' silver medal finish at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. Photo from FIBA

Jayson Castro named to Jones Cup Mythical Five

Sep 06, 2015 - 10:01 PM

Castro was also a Mythical Five selection during the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship