RK Ilagan struggles in return from ban as Stags’ woes continue

first_imgLATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Chinese football club sorry for foul-mouthed jibe at rival on Weibo Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlecenter_img RK Ilagan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Sebastian guard RK Ilagan returned from suspension on Tuesday, but his first game back didn’t turn out the way he wanted it to be.Ilagan, who was suspended by the Stags after he was found playing in other leagues which is a violation of NCAA rules, struggled mightily in his return.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum He finished with 13 points but went just 3-of-11 from the field and was a game-worst minus-33 as the Stags’ woes continued at the start of the second round.“Nung pagpasok ko medyo naninibago pa ako. Masaya naman ako na nakabalik na ako pero kaya lang kinulang kami,” Ilagan said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’(When I entered the game I was still trying to get my rhythm back. I’m happy to be back but we fell short.)Ilagan was suspended for the remainder of the first round, missing two games for San Sebastian while two of the Stags’ three wins where he appeared in were forfeited due to the incident. 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 The 21-year-old Ilagan said he immediately apologized to his coaches and teammates. He also used his suspension to be with his family before joining San Sebastian’s B-team to keep himself in shape.“Kinausap ko sila at humingi ako ng pasensya. Sinabi ko rin na magtulungan na lang kami every game,” he said.(I spoke to them and asked for their forgiveness. I also told them that we just need to help each other every game.) ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img