NCAA Finals 2018:

San Beda razes Lyceum, cops Season 94 title

November 12, 2018 – Mall of Asia Arena

by Rock Punzalan

NCAA Finals 2018: San Beda Red Lions razed the Lyceum Pirates, to cop the NCAA Season 94 Basketball Finals title this Monday at the Mall of Asia Arena. This season’s Finals MVP Javee Mocon starred for San Beda with his 16 points, 11 boards and 5 blocks, while import David Tankoua added 13 points and 16 rebounds.

Notes:

➤ Star player Robert Bolick also made 4 points and 12 dimes for San Beda.

➤ This is the last NCAA season for the graduating Bolick and Mocon. The duo formed the San Beda big three with Tankuoa, a historic Red Lions grandslam team.

➤ Coach Boyet Fernandez is also now a five-time NCAA champion as San Beda’s chief mentor.

CJ Perez, who was suspended in Game 1, led the losing Pirates with his 19 points and 6 rebounds for Game 2, while Jaycee Marcelino had 13 markers.

Posted on November 13, 2018 - Mall of Asia Arena

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA 2018:

Lyceum waltzes into Finals, cracks Letran 109-85

October 26, 2018 – FilOil Flying V Centre

by Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: Lyceum Pirates entered the NCAA Finals anew, as it cracked the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights, 109-85 in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball this Friday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Mike Nzeusseu powered the Pirates with his 23 buckets and 17 boards while reigning MVP CJ Perez added 19 markers and 4 swipes.

Notes:

Larry Muyang led the losing Letran with his 21 points and 12 rebounds, while outgoing Bong Quinto contributed 12 buckets and 7 assists.

➤ Lyceum is set to face the San Beda Red Lions in a Best-of-Three Finals series which commences on November 6 at the MOA Arena in Pasay. The Pirates and the Red Lions rekindle their rivalry as San Beda won their first Finals tussle in Season 93.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 29-16, 51-47, 81-64, 109-85.

lyceum: 109

Nzeusseu 23, Perez 19, Pretta 15, Marcelino JC 15, Ayaay 11, Santos 9, Caduyac 8, Tansingco 3, Yong 2, Serrano 2, Ibanez 2, Valdez 0, Marcelino JV 0, Cinco 0, Lumbao 0.

letran: 85

Muyang 21, Quinto 12, Fajarito 11, Taladua 10, Calvo 9, Ambohot 9, Batiller 6, Celis 4, Galvelo 3, Agbong 0, Pambid 0, Mandreza 0, Yu 0.

Posted on October 27, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA 2018:

San Beda enters Finals, eliminates Perpetual, 83-72

October 26, 2018 – FilOil Flying V Centre

by Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: San Beda Red Lions entered the NCAA Finals, as they eliminated Perpetual Help Altas, 83-72 in the 2018 NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball this Friday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. San Beda star Robert Bolick led the Red Lions with his 24 markers, 4 caroms, and 6 dishes, while JV Mocon chipped-in 14 buckets and 15 rebounds.

Notes:

➤ Reinforcement David Tankoua also contributed 13 markers and 18 boards for SBC.

Jielo Razon fought for the defeated Altas with his 16 points and 6 rebounds, while Tonton Peralta also made identical 16 points. Import Prince Eze also registered a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds for Perpetual.

➤ San Beda is gunning for a grand slam in the NCAA Finals as they battle dangerous nemesis Lyceum Pirates for the Season 94 crown. The Best-of-Three Finals series will begin on November 6 at MOA Arena in Pasay.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 13-11, 27-24, 53-48, 83-72.

san beda: 83

Bolick 23, Mocon 14, Tankoua 13, Soberano 12, Cabanag 9, Eugene 5, Canlas 4, Presbitero 3, Nelle 0, Doliguez 0, Abuda 0, Oftana 0.

perpetual: 72

Peralta 16, Razon 16, Eze 13, Charcos 12, Aurin 7, Coronel 5, Jimenez 3, Cuevas 0.

Posted on October 27, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

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

NCAA 2018:

Perez lifts LPU over Stags, 88-70

September 4, 2018 – FliOil Flying V Centre

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: Reigning MVP CJ Perez lifted the LPU Pirates over the San Sebastian Stags, 88-70 this Tuesday in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Season 94 at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Perez starred for Lyceum with his 21 markers, 9 boards and 5 steals, while Jaycee Marcelino added a double-double of 17 buckets and 11 rebounds.

Notes:

➤ Twin Jaycee Marcelino also contributed 14 points and 6 dimes for the Pirates.

➤ Stags forward Michael Calisaan backstopped the losing San Sebastian with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while RK Ilagan made 13 points.

➤ The Lyceum of the Philippines University now leads the Season 94 pack with an unblemished 10-0 slate, while the Stags are languishing at the bottom with a 1-9 record.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 27-13, 46-36, 65-59, 88-70.

lpu: 88

Perez 21, Marcelino JC. 17, Marcelino, JV. 14, Pretta 8, Tansingco 7, Nzeusseu 6, Ayaay 5, Valdez 4, Santos 3, Ibanez 2, Lumbao 1, Yong 0, Cinco 0.

san sebastian: 70

Calisaan 17, Ilagan 13, Bulanadi 13, Calma 10, Capobres 7, Are 4, Dela Cruz 2, Villapando 2, Desoyo 2, Sumoda 0, Valdez 0, Arciaga 0, Isidro 0.

Posted on September 5, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA 2018:

LPU Pirates slashes CSB Blazers, 77-65

August 7, 2018 – FilOil Flying V Centre

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: LPU Pirates slashed the CSB Blazers, 77-65, in the 2018 NCAA Season 94 Men’s Basketball this Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Reigning NCAA MVP CJ Perez backstopped the Pirates with his 22 points, 12 rebounds and 5 steals, while Mike Nzeusseu also contributed 16 buckets and 13 caroms.

Notes:

Jaycee Marcelino also added 14 markers for the Pirates.

Justib Gutang led the losing Saint Benilde Blazers with 13 points and 5 boards

Lyceum is now up to a perfect 7-0 win-loss record, while St. Benilde dropped to a dismal 2-4 slate.

LPU will next go head-to-head opposite the Letran Knights this Friday August 17.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 20-21, 34-31, 56-51, 77-65.

LPU: 77

Perez 22, Nzeusseu 16, Marcelino JC 14, Ayaay 11, Caduyac 6, Marcelino JV 5, Pretta 3, Tansingco 0, Serrano 0, Ibanez 0, Cinco 0, Santos 0, Valdez 0, Yong 0.

CSB: 65

Gutang 13, Dixon 13, Haruna 12, Leutcheu 8, Pasturan 8, Young 7, Carlos 4, Naboa 0, Velasco 0, Domingo 0, Belgica 0.

August 7, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA News:

San Beda pummels EAC, 61-46

July 31, 2018 – FilOil Flying V Centre

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: San Beda Red Lions pummeled Emilio Aguinaldo College, 61-46, in the 2018 NCAA Season 94 Men’s Basketball this Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Robert Bolick once again weaved his magic for the Red Lions as he scored 15 points, 6 assists and 2 steals, while last season’s MVP Donald Tankoua also contributed 9 markers and 10 rebounds.

Notes:

Rustan Bugarin backstopped the Generals with 10 buckets, while Hamadou Laminou got limited to 10 points and 9 rebounds.

Emilio Aguinaldo College is now on a 19-game losing streak to San Beda since the time they joined the NCAA in 2009.

EAC is still winless in NCAA Season 94 and dropped to 0-4 slate, while the Red Lions are at 3-0.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 13-14, 32-25, 49-33, 61-46.

san beda: 61

Bolick 15, Tankoua 9, Canlas 8, Doliguez 7, Mocon 5, Tongco 4, Eugene 4, Nelle 3, Carino 3, Oftana 2, Cuntapay 1.

eac: 46

Bugarin 10, Laminou 9, Mendoza 6, Bautista 4, Garcia 4, Robin 3, Cruz 2, Gonzales 2, Diego 2, Tampoc 2, Neri 2, Natividad 0, Cadua 0, Fuentes 0.

July 31, 2018 - FilOil Flying V Centre, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA News:

Perpetual squeaks past EAC, 76-74

July 26, 2018 – Manila

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: Perpetual Help Altas squeaked past Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals, 76-74, in the ongoing 2018 NCAA Season 94 Men’s Basketball this Thursday in Manila. Perpetual star Edgar Charcos led with 22 points and 3 assists, while reinforcement Prince Eze also posted near triple-double of 15 markers, 22 rebounds and 9 blocks.

Notes:

Maui Cruz paced the losing Generals with 18 buckets, while Jerome Garcia added 17 points.

➤ Altas’ Kim Aurin almost posted double-double figures as he wounded-up with 12 points, 9 boards, and 8 assists.

Emilio Aguinaldo is now down to a dismal 0-3 slate while Perpetual improved to 2-1.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 20-17; 38-34; 56-57; 76-74.

perpetual help: 76

Charcos 22, Eze 15, Aurin 12, Peralta 11, Coronel 6, Razon 5, Cuevas 2, Pedrosa 2, Mangalino 1, Tamayo 0.

eac: 74

Cruz 18, Garcia 17, Laminou 12, Natividad 10, Bautista 5, Diego 4, Mendoza 3, Gonzales 2, Robin 2, Tampoc 1, Magullano 0, Neri 0, Bugarin 0, Fuentes 0.

July 26, 2018 - Manila

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

NCAA Finals 2017:

San Beda derails Lyceum, 92-82, bags championship

November 16, 2017 – Araneta Coliseum

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA Finals 2017: San Beda Red Lions decked Lyceum Pirates, 92-82, to capture the championship trophy in the NCAA Season 93 Men’s Basketball this Thursday at the Araneta Coliseum. Robert Bolick spearheaded for San Beda with his 18 points, 6 dishes and 5 rebounds. Bolick’s dagger trey in the final 50 seconds, part of his seven points in crunch time, secured the Finals romp for the Red Lions over the LPU Pirates.

Notes:

NCAA MVP CJ Perez made a respectable 20 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals contribution for the losing Lyceum. He was scoreless in the fourth quarter, and also fouled out of the game before the end of regulation.

Finals MVP Donald Tankoua dropped a double double 17 buckets and 17 boards for San Beda, while Davon Potts made 16 markers and 5 caroms.

San Beda won its 10th title in 12 years, and notched a record 21 total championships in NCAA Men’s basketball history.

The Red Lions spoiled the perfect eliminations season of Lyceum who had an 18-0 win-loss slate.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 17-22, 41-47, 65-66, 92-82.

san beda: 92

Bolick 18, Tankoua 17, Potts 15, Mocon 14, Soberano 11, Abuda 5, Bahio 5, Presbitero 3, Doliguez 2, Noah 2, Tongco 0, Adamos 0.

lyceum: 82

Perez 22, Nzeusseu 15, Marcelino JC 12, Ayaay 7, Caduyac 6, Santos 6, Tansingco 5, Marcelino JV 4, Pretta 2, Serrano 2, Ibanez 1, Baltazar 0.

November 16, 2017 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan