NCAA 2018:

Lyceum Pirates holds off JRU Bombers, 82-74

September 7, 2018 – FilOil Flying V Centre

by Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: The Lyceum of the Philippines Pirates held-off the Jose Rizal University Bombers, 82-74 in the 2018 NCAA Season 94 basketball this Friday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Reigning MVP CJ Perez delivered monstrous numbers as he powered the Pirates with his 30 points and 16 rebounds, while reinforcement Mike Nzeusseu added 14 buckets and 8 caroms.

Notes:

➤ Lyceum was trailing JRU by 5 points with 6:54 left in the 4th quarter at 63-68, but Perez led a massive reversal as he fueled the Pirates into a 19-6 run come-from-behind win.

➤ LPU did not have Jaycee Marcelino in the game due to a reported sickness.

➤ The Bombers were led by MJ Dela Virgen who had 18 markers, while Jed Mendoza chipped-in 14 buckets and 6 dimes.

LPU is now leading Season 94 with an incredible 11-0 slate, while JRU is languishing tied for last place with San Sebastian in the standings with a 2-9 record.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 18-19, 37-36, 56-58, 82-74.

Lyceum: 82

Perez 30, Nzeusseu 14, Ayaay 12, Caduyac 9, Tansingco 5, Serrano 4, Ibanez 4, Yong 2, Marcelino JV 2, Pretta 0, Santos 0, Cinco 0.

jru: 74

Dela Virgen 18, Estrella 15, Mendoza 14, Mallari 11, Ramos 6, Silvarez 6, Esguerra 4, Miranda 0, Padua 0.

Posted on September 7, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team