By Ivan Saldajeno
MANILA--San Juan jumped to its third straight win in as many games in the MPBL Lakan Season after drubbing Rizal, 101-86, at the San Andres Sports Complex on Thursday night.
The Knights showed the Crusaders why they are the defending champions of the league, quickly opening a double-digit lead by halftime that eventually ballooned to as high as 27 points in the fourth quarter.
John Wilson fired 25 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals for San Juan, which momentarily claimed solo first place in the Northern Division standings.
Mike Ayonayon chipped in 15 points, five rebounds, two assists, and four steals off the bench.
Jordan Rios made 16 markers, five boards, and four steals, while Jayvee Vidal finished with 15 points, four rebounds, four assists, and one steal off the bench for Rizal, which dropped to 1-2.
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