Japan shakes off slow start, grounds Thailand to top Pool F

November 30, 2019

first_imgPhoto from asianvolleyball.netBIÑAN, Laguna—Japan shrugged off a first set setback to trip Thailand in four sets, 22-25, 25-20, 25-22, 26-24, in the qualification stage of the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship Monday at Alonte Sports Arena.The Japanese are now atop Pool F with a 3-0 record while Thailand is at close second with a 2-1 mark.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Moksri Chatchu-on led Thailand with 20 points while Kongyot Ajcharaporn added 19. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:09Palace: Duterte to attend Asean Summit in Bangkok but with ‘spacing’01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games ROS roster shakeup ‘hard to accept at first,’ admits Belga Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Sarina Koga waxed hot for Japan and put up a game-high 26 points while Risa Shinnabe and Mai Okumura added 16 and 12 points, respectively.It was a tale of offense and defense for the two teams as Japan owned the attacking department with a 66-55 advantage in scoring spikes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThailand, though, had Japan’s number in the defensive end scoring 17 blocks while the Japanese managed to score on just eight.The Thais awarded 18 free points to Japan, but none bigger than their last two that happened in the final sequence of the match that awarded Japan the victory. Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chiefcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension MOST READ View comments Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village Read Next LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Rockets donate $4 million to help storm victims

November 30, 2019

first_imgView comments Recently acquired Rockets point guard Chris Paul donated $50,000 to a fund created by Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, the defensive end posted on Twitter on Monday.Current and former Rockets players James Harden, Eric Gordon, Patrick Beverley and Paul all took to social media to send thoughts and prayers to the people of Houston.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe storm, now classified as a Tropical Storm, has hammered the Houston area with flooding as a result of massive rainfall totals. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief People walk through the flooded waters of Telephone Rd. in Houston on August 27, 2017 as the US fourth city city battles with tropical storm Harvey and resulting floods. AFPHouston, United States — The Houston Rockets have donated $4 million to help the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey which has caused devastating flooding in the city, the NBA team announced on Monday.“Our hearts are heavy seeing the devastation that so many of our friends, family and neighbors are experiencing,” the Rockets said in a statement. “Please stay safe, Houston.”ADVERTISEMENT ‘Quiel’ now a severe tropical storm – Pagasa PLAY LIST 04:04‘Quiel’ now a severe tropical storm – Pagasa05:08DOST-Pagasa 11 A.M. weather update, November 22, 201900:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Almost 3M netizens illegally streamed Mayweather vs. McGregor fight—report UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa LATEST STORIES Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesseslast_img read more

Pingris: Hotshots ‘gave up’ in Game 1 loss to Bolts

November 30, 2019

first_imgChief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight View comments MOST READ Bolts defuse Hotshots Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  LATEST STORIES Read Next Star lost an early 17-point lead and a 12-point advantage in the fourth quarter as it committed six costly turnovers in the final three minutes of the game.“Those things happen. Maybe, because we want to win so bad, you can’t avoid turnovers like those,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Even I am not spared from those, so next time, we have to make up for that. We need to learn from our mistakes in this game,” added Pingris, who was responsible for four of the Hotshots’ 24 turnovers that resulted to 26 turnover points by the Bolts.Star coach Chito Victolero echoed Pingris’ sentiments and said the Hotshots have their work cut out for them in Game 2 on Tuesday. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citycenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH PBA IMAGESBIÑAN — Marc Pingris didn’t deny that Star floundered when it mattered most in Game 1 of its best-of-5 semifinals series against Meralco on Sunday at Alonte Sports Arena here.“We gave up, and it happened, of all times, in fourth quarter,” the veteran forward said in Filipino after a 72-66 loss to the top-seeded Bolts.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “We need to do something on the mental aspect of our game. We got affected by their late run, so we need to calm ourselves and play for 48 minutes to bounce back for Game 2,” the soft-spoken mentor said.And Pingris knows that the line that separates a 1-all deadlock to a 0-2 series deficit for the Hotshots will boil down to one simple thing.“It’s all about the defense,” he said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Gin Kings exact revenge, expect tougher Game 2 vs KaTropa

November 30, 2019

first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH “I think the main thing is just that we’re coming out with a lot of aggression on defense, where we’re not being timid or not being laid back on defense. We’re just trying to get after guys, try to pressure them, and try to dictate how we want to defend them instead of them dictating on how they want to attack us,” he said.That defensive intensity is what forced TNT’s main guys Glen Rice and Jayson Castro to commit 13 of their squad’s 22 turnovers that led to 23 turnover pointsBrownlee expects a much tougher Game 2 for the Gin Kings especially with the way they clobbered the KaTropa.“We know TNT is a tough team. They will come out and make adjustments and we just got to be prepared. Whatever we’re running, we just gotta run it with great purpose and do what we want to do. We’ll try to keep defending them the best way we can and try to force them into things they don’t usually do,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Racela: TNT got ‘outcoached, outhustled’ in Game 1 loss to Ginebra LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary View comments MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIEScenter_img Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Justin Brownlee. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGinebra reinforcement Justin Brownlee felt relieved to get back at TNT after the Gin Kings got blown out by the KaTropa in the elimination round.“They did us pretty bad last time,” Brownlee said, referring to the Gin Kings’ 121-92 loss to the KaTropa on September 23.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Read Next BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight But more importantly for Brownlee, Ginebra’s 121-94 revenge against TNT on Monday also gave it a headstart in their best-of-5 semifinals series in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup.“It’s just good to start off and get the first game. We were just looking in and try to put a lot of effort, be aggressive and try to get this. We just did a good job and everybody from guys coming off the bench has played great,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe 29-year-old Brownlee also praised his teammates Joe Devance and Jervy Cruz for stepping up in the series opener.But it’s obvious that the Gin Kings won big primarily because of Brownlee’s all-around production with 21 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals.last_img read more

Akari-Adamson clips Gamboa-St. Clare for 3rd straight

November 29, 2019

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ “I don’t think we faced St. Clare. Our opponent was Jackson,” he quipped. “The way he played, he played like a veteran.”Akari-Adamson benefitted on Gamboa-St. Clare’s 29 miscues, all of which led to 28 turnover points on its end.Aris Dionisio chipped in 17 markers and 12 rebounds for the Coffee Lovers, which dropped to an even 2-2.The Scores:AKARI-ADAMSON 92 — Ahanmisi 18, Sarr 16, Manganti 13, Pingoy 11, Espeleta 10, Camacho 8, Mojica 5, Lastimosa 4, Bernardo 2, Hill 2, Macion 2, Catapusan 1, Buenaventura 0.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. GAMBOA COFFEE MIX-ST. CLARE 85 — Jackson 29, Dionisio 17, Hallare 12, Bitoon 10, Rebugio 8, Acuno 4, Pare 3, Rubio 2, Ambuludto 0.Quarters: 23-16, 42-43, 70-62, 92-85. Papi Sarr nabbed 16 markers and eight boards, Sean Manganti had 13 points, five rebounds, and four assists, and Jerie Pingoy got 11 markers, four boards, and four dimes.It was another formative victory for Akari-Adamson as coach Franz Pumaren continues to learn more from his team in this foray in the developmental league.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Right now, I’m still struggling to find the right combinations. I think we’re the only team who are using all of our players from the bench, but again, we’re here to develop our players,” he said as his team improved its record to 4-1.Pumaren was also satisfied with how his Falcons denied the Coffee Lovers’ late rally led by Fil-Am guard Trevis Jackson, who fired 29 points in the losing effort. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding George, Westbrook’s triple-double lead OKC past Grizzlies Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 City NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers PBA IMAGESAkari-Adamson continued to roll in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup, this time escaping a tough challenge from Gamboa Coffee Mix-St. Clare, 92-85, Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Jerrick Ahanmisi led the Falcons with 18 points on a 2-of-5 shooting from three, while also dishing out six assists and three rebounds to come away with their third straight win.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting LATEST STORIES AFP official booed out of forum Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PHlast_img read more

More scoring options in Flying V lessen burden for Jeron Teng

November 29, 2019

first_imgWBA suspends 2 judges over Murata, N’Dam decision MOST READ BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Still pegged as the go-to guy for the squad, the 23-year-old Teng rose to the occasion as Flying V clawed its way back from 13 points down in the first half.He scattered 33 points, 12 coming in the fourth period, none bigger than his game-clinching drive against the defense of Raymar Jose in the final 4.3 seconds to cap off Flying V’s rousing comeback to start its campaign on the right track.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting“We never stopped playing. And I think it showed our character. We did not giving up in those times and instead, stepping up to the challenge,” he said.Though elated with the triumph, Teng doesn’t want to put too much in Flying V’s opening day victory against a contender like Cignal, nothing that there’s still a lot his team can improve on. LATEST STORIES BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Jeron Teng. PBA IMAGESThough he emerged as the hero for Flying V in its debut in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup, Jeron Teng shared that he doesn’t have the burden of doing it every game this time out.“I feel we have more options in this team compared to my previous team, so I don’t force shots anymore because I have great guys who can shoot,” said Teng after the Thunder’s 86-84 victory over Aspirants’ Cup champion Cignal on Thursday.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 athletes “A win is a win, but we can’t really get overconfident because our goal this conference is greater than just winning the first game,” he said. “We really have to stay focused and keep our eyes on the prize and continue to work hard.”Flying V returns to action next Monday against Gamboa Coffee Mix.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

FEU extends win streak to three, downs NU

November 29, 2019

first_imgMOST READ VietinBank sends Rebisco PSL to 0-2 start in AWCC Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 athletes Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar Eastern University remained spotless in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup after scoring an 88-77 win over UAAP rival National University, 88-77, Friday at the tournament’s namesake arena in San Juan.The Tamaraws improved to 3-0 and stayed atop Group B while the Bulldogs absorbed their second loss against three wins.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES FEU head coach Olsen Racela said their game against the Bulldogs was an opportunity to see how his team is prepared to play in its mother league this early in the preseason.“Every time we play a UAAP team that’s a chance to gauge where we are right now,” said Racela. “And I told them that whenever an opposing team makes a run, to just be ready, and I’m glad they were able to turn things around.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingFEU had a comfortable 81-71 lead late in the fourth quarter but NU employed a full-court press and it allowed to Bulldogs to go on a 6-0 run and cut the lead to 81-77.The Tamaraws, though, would retaliate and mounted their own 7-0 game-closing run with Ken Tuffin scoring his lone field goal in the game off a corner triple to cap the it all off with seconds to spare. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games RJ Ramirez led FEU with 15 points, five assists, and two steals while Ron Dennison and Arvin Tolentino added a dozen points apiece.Issa Gaye had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead NU. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

Pocari, BaliPure triumph, near PVL finals

November 28, 2019

first_imgView comments MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Pocari Sweat blew a two-set lead but proved steadier in the decider as it carved out a 25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 22-25, 15-12 decision over the Power Smashers to close in on the other finals berth in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference in San Juan late Saturday.The Lady Warriors fell short by four in power attacks against the Power Smashers, 48-52, but made up for the slack with solid blocking, 15-13, while producing two aces more than their stubborn rivals, 8-6, to clinch the victory in their side of the best-of-three semifinal series.Earlier, top seed BaliPure rallied past Creamline, 22-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-21, to likewise move a win from advancing to the finals of the season-opening conference of the league organized by Sports Vision.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Michelle Strizak fired 20 points while Myla Pablo blasted in 16 hits and Jeanette Panaga and Desiree Dadang combined for 27 points as the defending champions kept their win run going following a sweep of the quarterfinal round to clinch the No. 3 seeding.Thai import Kannika Tipachot matched Strizak’s output and Hyapa Amporn and Jovelyn Prado combined for 29 hits, but the Power Smashers’ rally fizzled out in the stretch of the fifth set.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutVictories by Pocari and BaliPure in Game 2 tomorrow will arrange a titular showdown between the Lady Warriors and the Water Defenders with the Lady Warriors eyeing a second straight championship in the import-laced tournament of the league backed by Mikasa and Asics.The Power Smashers and Creamline, however, are determined to bounce back and send their respective Final Four duels into a decider on Thursday. Over 10,000 join Blacklight Run 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 Gameslast_img read more

Tornadoes still deadly

November 28, 2019

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ What ‘missteps’? Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken 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 World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Santiago topscored with 26 points, while Laure added 20 to pace Foton’s offense that broke Generika-Ayala’s resolve.Overall, Foton out-attacked Generika-Ayala, 57-49, which was made possible by solid defense. Libero Jen Reyes made 17 of 49 excellent digs, while Laure accounted for 10 saves.In contrast, Generika-Ayala made 36 digs and 32 errors that doomed its chances.Underrated players Ceballos score 18 for Generika-Ayala, while Orendain and Casugod added 15 and 13, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFoton came face to face with a gritty and spunky Generika-Ayala squad Thursday night and it responded with a championship-worthy endgame performance.The Tornadoes, playing uncharacteristically slow in the first two sets, clawed back from two sets down to hack out a 19-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-15, 15-7 victory in the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.ADVERTISEMENT Foton coach Moro Branislav admitted that their matchup with Generika-Ayala caused them problems.“We always have problem whenever we face Generika, it’s a good team,” he said. “We needed to address that concern first before we play our usual game.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Lifesavers were out for a massive upset with Fiola Ceballos, Patty Orendain and Gen Casugod going all out in the first two sets that caught the Tornadoes by surprise.But Jaja Santiago and EJ Laure soon found their groove to get Foton’s system going en route to a hard-earned fifth straight victory in as many games in Pool C.Generika fell to 2-3.center_img Uesato strikes as JPV trips Ilocos LATEST STORIES WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

Perez stars as Lyceum charges past JRU

November 28, 2019

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 read more