JRU forces tie for third with win over Lyceum

By Ivan Saldajeno

SAN JUAN, MM--By Tuesday night, the NCAA Final Four race has become more "kagulo".

JRU continued its late resurgence with a 64-55 victory against Lyceum at the FilOil Flying V Arena.

Teytey Teodoro, who fired dagger threes at the Pirates in the first round, once again showed scoring prowess for the Heavy Bombers by dropping 32 points, accounting for half of their points.

Teodoro's output helped them put off the also-ran but resilient Pirates looking to play spoilers and score their sixth straight win, eventually tying the Perpetual Help Altas at third place with identical 11-6 cards.

Victor Nguidjol led Lyceum, which is down to its final game of the season against CSB on Thursday, with 13 markers.

Box Scores:

JRU 64—Teodoro 32, Pontejos 7, Poutouochi 7, Dela Virgen 6, Cruz 4, Estrella 3, Dela Paz 2, Grospe 2, Lasquety 1, Astilla 0, Sanchez 0

Lyceum 55—Nguidjol 13, Gabayni 11, Marata 9, Mbida 9, Ayaay 4, Bulawan 4, Sunga 3, Soliman 2, Malabanan 0, Baltazar 0, Lacastesantos 0, Alanes 0

Quarterscores: 16-9, 34-25, 51-43, 64-55

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