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Well-rested JRU crushes EAC

MANILA, Philippines – A well-rested Jose Rizal University (JRU) squad pounced on the Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) Generals, 77-48, to claim their third win of the NCAA Season 93 men's basketball tournament on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.

The Heavy Bombers last played on August 4, when they bowed to San Beda College, 54-48. Since then, they had an 11-day lay-off due in part to inclement weather that washed out two entire NCAA game days.

The JRU Heavy Bombers swarm Sidney Onwubere of EAC. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports
Against an EAC team that is still reeling from the injury to starting center Hamadou Laminou, the Heavy Bombers unleashed a 23-11 second quarter to turn a slim 14-10 lead into an unassailable 37-21 advantage at the half.

It was all JRU from that point, as their lead ballooned to 35 points, with the shell-shocked Generals unable to put up much of a challenge in the second half.

"If this team were playing to our potential, hindi ako matatakot whoever ang kalaban namin," said JRU coach Vergel Meneses after their victory.

Author: Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News
Full Article: http://news.abs-cbn.com/sports/08/15/17/ncaa-well-rested-jru-crushes-eac

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