NCAA: Lyceum escapes Perpetual on Nzeusseu’s game-winner

first_img“Jayson David could have easily taken the shot and be the hero ball. But what’s special about this team is everybody is trying to have everybody to look good. You have to give credit on how this team for playing together and trusting themselves,” said head coach Topex Robinson.Lyceum kept its composure despite the fightback from the Altas, who fed on their homecourt advantage and came back from 72-57 down to tie the game at 85 on a basket by Jeff Egan with 18.9 ticks remaining.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsNzeusseu carried the Pirates with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Reymar Caduyac chipped in 14 points, five boards, four assists, and two steals.Jaycee Marcelino came back with 13 points, seven rebounds, and four assists after missing their game against Jose Rizal U last July 26. Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after US-China deal DENR suspends entrance fee collection to Bohol’s man-made forest For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ Alex Eala, PH girls march to ITF World Junior quarters Perpetual guard Edgar Charcos, right, tries to score against Lyceum center Mike Nzeusseu during their game in the 95th NCAA men’s basketball tournament ‘on-tour’ Thursday at the Perpetual Help gym in Las Pinas City. NCAA PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—Lyceum of the Philippines held on to beat Perpetual Help, 87-85, on Mike Nzeusseu’s winning layup Thursday in the NCAA Season 95 men’s basketball tournament at Perpetual Gym.Nzeusseu converted on Jayson David’s pass with 0.7 seconds left to seal the victory that stretched the Pirates’ streak to four games for a 5-1 record, good for a tie at third.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists With the rise of e-commerce, is it also the end for our beloved CD-R King? ‘Game of Thrones’ spin-off on Targaryens may premiere in 2022 View comments Edgar Charcos registered 16 points and eight assists for Perpetual Help, which reeled to a 2-4 record, while Ben Adamos added 15 points and six boards.The ScoresLYCEUM 87 – Nzeusseu 18, Caduyac 14, Marcelino JC 13, Marcelino JV 9, Tansingco 8, Valdez 8, David 7, Santos 5, Navarro 3, Guinto 2, Ibañez 0, Yong 0, Pretta 0, Remulla 0.PERPETUAL HELP 85 – Charcos 16, Adamos 15, Razon 13, Egan 13, Aurin 7, Peralta 6, Barasi 4, Tamayo 3, Martel 2, Cuevas 2, Lanoy 2, Sevilla 2, Giussani 0.Quarters: 25-16; 43-37; 74-61; 87-85.ADVERTISEMENT Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next TECO donates $100,000 to typhoon-stricken Sorsogonlast_img read more