CJ Perez-led Lyceum whips Letran for 2-0 start

first_imgLATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Aside from Perez, the rest of the Pirates also did their part, with rookie Jayvee Marcelino nabbing 16 markers and two dimes.Wilson Baltazar went 4-of-6 from threes to drop 14 points, MJ Ayaay had 13 markers, five boards, and four assists, and Jaycee Marcelino got 12 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new ground“There’s no metric to where we are right now,” said Lyceum head coach Topex Robinson. “What I always love about this team is we always share the ball. That goes both ways, offensively and defensively. The players are just being active and enjoying the game.”The Pirates broke loose in the second half, with their 11-0 start igniting a 38-point third quarter, where they even led by as much as 21, 72-51, with four minutes left in the period. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. CJ Perez. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCJ Perez and Lyceum continued to impress in the 2017 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup, this time, handing Letran a 99-90 beating Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The energetic swingman once again showed the way for the Pirates, unloading 16 points, seven rebounds, six assists, one steal, and a block to keep their team on top of Group A at 2-0.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite GlobalPort stuns Meralco Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR LETRAN 90 – Nambatac 21, Bernabe 16, Balanza 14, Quinto 8, Caralipio 8, Balagasay 7, Calvo 5, Pamulaklakin 4, Ambohot 3, Gedaria 2, Vacaro 2, Taladua 0, Villanueva 0, Mandreza 0.Quarters: 22-16, 42-36, 80-64, 99-90. View comments Despite another promising outing, Robinson said the challenge for Lyceum is to keep working.“We’re always trying to sharpen our saw. It’s always going to be constant teaching on my end so that the players won’t be complacent.”Rey Nambatac topped Letran (0-2) with 21 points, seven rebounds, and three assists, while Maui Bernabe got 16 markers and five boards in the losing effort.The scores:LYCEUM 99 – Perez 16, Jv. Marcelino 16, Baltazar 14, Ayaay 13, Jc. Marcelino 12, Nzeusseu 10, Ibanez 5, Santos 5, Tansingco 3, Pretta 3, Serrano 2, Marata 0, Liwag 0, Cinco 0, Pallares 0.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Dutertelast_img