Cansino turns disappointment into motivation en route to historic triple-double

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Cansino notched the triple-double with 51.1 seconds left when his bounce pass found the cutting Zach Huang for a layup that put the youngster’s line at 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists at that point.“I never even thought of the triple-double but I was happy I was able to get it,” said Cansino. Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Fact check: Khabib Nurmagomedov is not holding an anti-Indonesian president shirt Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Cansino looked helpless in University of Santo Tomas’ 75-70 loss to National University when he got subjected to Dave Ildefonso’s trickery in the fourth quarter.That disappointment turned into an afterthought when the 20-year-old forward became the league’s first rookie in recent memory to record a triple-double and help UST put down University of the East 79-68.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissREAD: UST coach Ayo says Rike statement ‘unfair’Cansino finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists in the Growling Tigers’ fifth victory in 10 games and he said that his poor performance against the Bulldogs was what drove him to become better. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown “After the game, I immediately watched the replay and I looked at my lapses and I told myself that I have to improve so that became extra motivation for me,” said Cansino in Filipino Sunday at Filoil Flying V Center.Cansino finished with a respectable line of eight points, 18 rebounds, and five assists but his defensive breakdowns against fellow rookie Dave Ildefonso became bitter errors in an otherwise impressive game.Ildefonso torched Cansino in the fourth quarter of the game that allowed the Bulldogs to sweep the season series against the Growling Tigers, but UST’s rookie was quick to erase the negative memory.“I had a bad performance in our last game so I did my best for the UST community, for the coaches, because they’ve all sacrificed so much for us,” said Cansino who celebrated his birthday on Saturday.As for historic stat line, Cansino said he wasn’t aware that he was on pace for a triple-double until UST assistant coach McJour Luib pointed out that he needed just one more assist to complete trifecta.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES It’s funny how one bad game could turn someone into a completely different person, like how rookie CJ Cansino put in a performance of a lifetime after a miserable outing in his previous game in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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