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:

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

NCAA News:

Perpetual subdues Letran, 78-75

July 13, 2018 – Filoil Flying V Centre

By Rock Punzalan

NCAA News 2018: Perpetual Help Altas subdued the Letran Knights, 78-75, to win the opener of the 2018 NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball this Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Edgar Charcos led the Altas in mastering Letran with his 27 big points and 4 assists. He also shot a prolific a 75% (9 of 12) field goal percentage in the game.

Notes:

➤ Charcos also drained the clutch free charity shot with 13.2 ticks remaining in the game to seal the win for the Knights.

➤ Bong Quinto lifted the losing Colegio de San Juan de Letran with his 15 markers, while JP Calvo added 14 buckets.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 21-23, 45-44, 60-61, 78-75.

perpetual: 78

Charcos 27, Razon 13, Coronel 12, Aurin 10, Eze 7, Peralta 4, Mangalino 3, Gallardo 2, Canoy 0, Cuevas 0.

letran: 75

Quinto 15, Calvo 14, Ambohot 11, Muyang 10, Fajarito 7, Yu 6, Balanza 5, Batiller 5, Balagasay 2, Agbong 0, Mandreza 0.

July 13, 2018 - Filoil Flying V Centre, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

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