Lyceum one win away from elims sweep, annihilates JRU

first_imgFor the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Read Next “You always want to be at your best.”Lyceum’s victory over JRU transcended the whole elimination round, as the 37-point margin was six points shy of tying the combined losing margin of the Heavy Bombers prior to facing the Pirates in the second half of the tournament.JRU’s second-biggest loss was also against Lyceum, 96-75.Perez filled the stat sheets for the Pirates finishing with 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and four steals.Lloyd Castor had 12 points to pace the Heavy Bombers.ADVERTISEMENT After heading into the fourth with a 68-53 lead, the Pirates then displayed a swashbuckling exhibition that bamboozled the Heavy Bombers.The Pirates scored on three consecutive dunks at the start of the fourth with Mike Nzeusseu throwing down a windmill and CJ Perez flushing home a one-hander that gave Lyceum a 74-53 lead.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 shutoutJaymar Pretta then lobbed up a pass to the open Perez on the fastbreak for an alley-oop dunk that put the Pirates up 76-55 with 8:07 left in the game.“We came to play, we came to honor the game and we will play how we always play,” said Pirates head coach Topex Robinson of the dominating win. “We are going to play the way we play even if it’s against JRU or San Beda.” Bolick will stay for another year at San Beda, forgoes PBA Draft Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNo Friday the 13th curse hovered over Lyceum as the league leader bulldozed its way past Jose Rizal University, 100-63, in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Pirates have now won all 17 of their games with just one more match remaining in their elimination round schedule while the Heavy Bombers ended the preliminaries with an 11-7 record to finish as the third seeds.ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of 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 Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  LATEST STORIES BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president View commentslast_img