Basketball is one of the most popular, famous sport played all around the world. It was firstly played on 1891 in Massachusetts, United States. It is played by 2 teams which have five players in each team and it is played on a rectangular court. Each and every player main target is that sprout a ball completes a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet above the ground at each sides of the court.
Every player gets 2 points for shooting a basket in a regular play and 3 points for the shooting team if the player shoots from behind the three point’s line. The teams with the most numbers of points at the end of the game wins the game but an addition time is given if the scores are tied at the end of the game played.
Basketball players are the once who are recognized anywhere they go as there are millions of people who follow this game and many people know each and every player of this game. Here is the list of top 10 hottest and most popular UAAP basketball players in 2017.
List of the world’s top 10 most popular sexiest UAAP Basketball Players in 2017
10. Aljun Melecio (DLSZ)
Aljun Melecio is among the most popular UAAP Basketball players. He is a smart guy with 5’9’’ inches height. His preferred playing position is at point guard. One of his most impressive performances was in stepladder postseason game against the Adamson Baby Falcons. He shod different types of his skills in the last UAAP 77 season and was the most favour man for Coach Boris Aldeguer.
9. Jolo Mendoza (Ateneo)
Jolo Mendoza, the Ateneo high school stars gave his commitment officially to the Ateneo Blue Eagles on February 29. He is basically a shooter and he is gifted with so many skills in basketball. He has a height of 5’10’’ and he plays in the point guard/ shooting guard. In UAAP 78 season he averages 16.6 PPG, 3.0 PPG, and 1.4 APG which is quite good but in an interview he said he is very disappointed with is performance. He is in the hottest list of UAAP basketball players.
8. Javi Gomez de Liano (UPIS)
You will be amused to know that there are three Gomez de liano in UPIS group and yet Javi is more skilled among them. He is a multi-talented player with numerous skills and he has a height of 6’5’’ inches and plays at the forward position. He previously wanted to be a swimmer but his interest got shifted to basketball when he started playing it. He is currently in the hottest list of UAAP basketball players.
7. Quinito Banzon (DLSZ)
Quinito Banzon is an Atenean and has pride in wearing his green and white shirt of DLSZ. Keeping aside his ability and skills in basketball game, he has a great body length this is 6’0” inches and plays at the shooting guard position but can also move to the three if needed. He is in the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
6. Jaydee Tungcab (Adamson)
Jaydee Tungcab is a local player of Laguna and he made his debut in Adamon’s past season. He was born on May 5, 1997 and his jersey number is 6. He was recognised by is Coach Goldwyn Monteverde who helped him to blossom into a big basketball star. He is now in the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
5. Wendell Comboy (FEU)
He is an impressive individual and talented player and can score from all spot. He is one of the big upcoming stars of basketball in the near future. But he needs to work on certain areas like improving his shoot selection and decision making, otherwise he is quite magnificent.
4. Philip Manalang (NU)
He caught everybody eyes after he played UAAO season 76, however now he gets tremendous popularity. He is quite consistent and run the offense patiently and he looks for extra passes. He has good looks as well as he is immensely talented. He scores at times when his team needs the most. He is a hard worker and the amount of energy he puts in the game is translated to a win. He deserves to be on the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
3. Mark Dyke (NU)
He is renounced to be a player with great ability and loves his game. But in the last round of UAAP season 77 finals, he disappointed many people by his performance in the finals. He has various ability to score in the basketball match. He sits on the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
2. Matt Nieto (Ateneo)
He is a player of Ateneo at plays at the point guard and has a height of 6’0’ inches. He showed an impressive performance in the game 3 of the UAAP Championship as he won the first title for his team. If we compare both the Nieto twins, Matt is more encouraging player than his twin. His team mates fined him in all open spots and also he can shoot from anywhere on the rectangular court. He comes on in the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
1. Mike Nieto (Atone)
He helps his fans to remember the Bacon Austria; star basketball player because mike has bunches of similarity with Bacon in the style of playing. He is a smart fellow with a height of 6’2’’ inches and has an average of 15 points and 10.4 rebound per outing. He is at the top of the list of hottest UAAP basketball players.
All in all, this list provides the top 10 hottest UAAP basketball players who are eminent and popular not just for their stunt in the game but also for their looks. They have a great fan following. People go crazy about their appearance in the game. We also acknowledge that youth follow the trend of the look that their corresponding player carries. These players are famous for their stamina and charismatic appearance.