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JRU solidifies hold of 3rd place after season sweep of Letran

It didn't take long for Jose Rizal University (JRU) to bounce back from a bitter double-overtime loss to Arellano in its last outing.

The Heavy Bombers solidified their hold of third place in the NCAA Season 93 men's basketball tournament, scoring a 77-68 second round win over Colegio de San Juan de Letran Thursday at the San Juan Arena.

JRU rose to 7-4 in the standings, 1.5 games ahead of now solo fourth San Sebastian and a full two games on top of the Knights. Josh Albeda, ABS-CBN Sports
JRU rose to 7-4 in the standings, 1.5 games ahead of now solo fourth San Sebastian College and a full two games on top of the Knights.

After a sour start to their second round campaign, the Heavy Bombers got right back to work against Letran, relying on the ever-dependable Teytey Teodoro for a big second-quarter push to take a nine-point lead at the break, 36-27.

JRU would likewise control to second half, leading by as many as 16 before cruising for the victory and handing Letran its third straight defeat.

Author: Paul Lintag, ABS-CBN Sports
Full Article: http://news.abs-cbn.com/sports/09/14/17/ncaa-jru-solidifies-hold-of-3rd-place-after-season-sweep-of-letran

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