NCAA: Letran routs JRU for back to back wins

first_imgLetran took the fight out of Jose Rizal U for the 74-58 victory in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Christian Fajarito and Larry Muyang paced the Knights with 14 points each and 17 rebounds combined as they booked their second straight victory for a third-place tie with Perpetual early in the conference.Letran pulled away as early as the second quarter, outscoring the Heavy Bombers, 20-9, for a 39-31 lead at the break. That ballooned to as big as 70-43 in the final seven minutes after Fajarito’s basket.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“We are blessed to have been gifted big men this season,” said Letran coach Jeff Napa.It was a show of force for the Knights, who sorely outrebounded the Heavy Bombers, 55-33, including 24 on the offensive end while being in total control in the paint scoring, 50-14. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award JRU had a strong start with a 22-19 lead in the opening quarter but that was not enough to carry them to their first win as they dropped to 0-4.The scores:Letran 74 – Fajarito 14, Muyang 14, Calvo 9, Quinto 8, Balanza 7, Ambohot 7, Mandreza 4, Balagasay 3, Celis 3, Batiller 2, Taladua 2, Agbong 1, Yu 0, Banez 0JRU 58 – Mendoza 16, Esguerra 11, David 10, Miranda 9, Dela Virgen 6, Bordon 4, Mallari 2, Padua 0, Silvarez 0, Dela Rosa 0, Ramos 0, Estrella 0Quarterscores: 19-22; 39-31; 65-43; 74-58ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Without Blatche, Clarkson for Gilas, SBP ‘thought best not to send’ for Asian Games MOST READ Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team View commentslast_img read more