Perez stars as Lyceum charges past JRU

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Mike Nzeusseu chipped in 13 markers and five boards while MJ Ayaay registered a double-double for himself with his 11 points, 10 rebounds, and three dimes.Despite the victory, coach Topex Robinson kept Lyceum grounded as he zoomed in on his team’s 21 turnovers and the 16-of-24 shooting from the charity stripe.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“My biggest concern was the turnovers and our free throws, but we’ll take this win and we’ll learn from this,” he said, as he continued to preach improvement after the Pirates passed their first test.Ayaay kickstarted the telling 10-2 run in the third quarter for the Pirates to turn a close 45-43 lead to a comfortable 55-45 advantage, before Perez took charge in the fourth quarter and blew the game wide open, with Spencer Pretta giving Lyceum its biggest lead at 30, 92-62, with 3:34 remaining. LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Jed Mendoza led the Heavy Bombers with 18 points, six assists, and three rebounds, while Ervin Grospe had 15 in the losing effort.It was a forgettable first game for Tey Teodoro, who went 2-of-9 from three and shot 5-of-13 from the field to wound up with 13 points in the defeat.The Scores:LYCEUM 96 – Perez 22, Nzeusseu 13, Ayaay 11, Jv. Marcelino 9, Ibanez 9, Tansingco 8, Baltazar 7, Caduyac 5, Jc. Marcelino 4, Santos 3, Pretta 3, Serrano 2, Cinco 0, Liwag 0.JRU 75 – Mendoza 18, Grospe 15, Teodoro 13, Poutuouchi 13, Dela Virgen 4, Abdul Razak 3, Castor 3, Bordon 2, Mate 2, Sawat 2, Lasquety 0, David 0.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ CJ Perez. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netBacking up its preseason hype, Lyceum showed its relentlessness and clobbered Jose Rizal University, 96-75, Tuesday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.CJ Perez made a rousing return to the NCAA stage as he did it all for the Pirates with 22 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, and two steals.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes LATEST STORIES PBA D-League: Wangs blasts AMA for back-to-back wins China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kongcenter_img Quarters: 27-18, 43-37, 68-54, 96-75. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena View commentslast_img