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

PBA News:

Ginebra advances, stomps Rain or Shine, 96-94

July 23, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

By Rock Punzalan

PBA News 2018: Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings advanced to the Finals as it stomped Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 96-94, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup this Monday at the Araneta Coliseum. Greg Slaughter powered the Gin Kings  with his 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, while Joe Devance also contributed 19 markers, 6 assists and 3 steals.

Notes:

Justin Brownlee was limited to only 12 buckets,17 boards and 8 assists.

Reggie Johnson fought for the losing ROS with his 22 buckets, 16 boards and 5 assists, while Raymund Almazan also added 13 points and 6 rebounds.

Barangay Ginebra had four players in double figures.

Ginebra will next face in the PBA Finals the San Miguel Beermen this Friday, July 27 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 25-20, 47-40, 73-67, 96-94.

ginebra: 96

Slaughter 19, Devance 19, Tenorio 16, Brownlee 12, Chan 9, Thompson 6, J. Aguilar 6, Caguioa 4, Mercado 3, Ferrer 2, R. Aguilar 0, Mariano 0.

rain or shine: 94

Johnson 22, Almazan 13, Borboran 11, Washington 11, Yap 10, Norwood 8, Tiu 7, Ponferada 4, Nambatac 3, Daquioag 3, Belga 2, Ahanmisi 0.

July 23, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team