FilOil: Lyceum d. UST, 127-88

2017 FilOil Flying V Premier Cup     SAN JUAN City – Lyceum of the Philippines University solidified its spot in the quarterfinal round of the 11th FilOil Flying V Premier Cup after slaughtering University of Santo Tomas, 127-88, at the FilOil Flying V Centre Monday (June 12). The winning Pirates (6-2) will now wait for the completion of the remaining games to determine their final seeding and next opponent.

The 127-point output was a record for the tournament, as the UST defense allowed Lyceum to launch 101 field goal attempts.  The Tigers did not help their cause by committing more turnovers, 32-13.

Spencer Pretta came off the bench to hit seven triples for a total of 21 points to lead the Pirates.  Ralph Tansingco followed with 19 as a total of six teammates scored double figures.

Jeepy Faundo led the Tigers with 17 points and nine rebounds.  Christian Garcia had a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds.

UST finished at the bottom of Group A standings with one win in eight games.  Their only victory was against University of Perpetual Help System-Dalta, 63-55, last May 21.

How They Scored:

LYCEUM (127) – Pretta 21, Tansingco 19, Baltazar 15, JC Marcelino 12, JV Marcelino 12, Perez 11, Ibanez 6, Liwag 6, Marata 6, Nzeusseu 6, Ayaay 6, Santos 5, Caduyac 2, Cinco 0, Serrano 0, Valencia 0.

SANTO TOMAS (88) – Faundo 17, Garcia 16, Sta. Ana 14, Macasaet 8, Caunan 7, Lee 6, Huang 6, de Guzman 4, Soriano 4, Romero 4, Yabut 2, Garrido 0, Santos 0, Escalambre 0, Cano 0, Afoakwah 0.

Period Scores: 27-14, 54-34, 85-63, 127-88.


About Anthony E. Servinio

A long-time television sportscaster, magazine writer, photographer and college professor from the Philippines finally gives blogging a try after more than a decade of on-line presence. Read on folks!
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