### FilOil 2012: Ateneo, JRU edge foes, Lyceum gain 1st win

Monday, 7 May 2012 62 Comments

In the 1st game, the Ateneo Blue Eagles stonewalled a persistent Mapua Cardinals squad for their 4th consecutive win, 78-75.

Ateneo were productive on the break with 8 fastbreak points compared to none for Mapua in the 1st 20 minutes of play.

Nico Salva had 27-points and 6 rebounds for Ateneo. Far behind was Greg Slaughter with 16 but had 10 rebounds followed by Keifer Ravena with 12 points and assists.

Josan Nimes led the Cardinals with 24-points including 4 of 12 attempts shooting from the 3-point area followed by Gab Banal with 15-points and 6 rebounds.

The Blue Eagles had 17 assists compared to the Cardinals’ 10.

Ateneo are at 6-1, while Mapua fell to 1-3 in Group A.

In the 2nd game, the Lyceum University of the Philippines finally got their 1st win of the preseason tournament at the expense of the EAC Generals, 59-47.

After being tied at 37-all in the 3rd quarter, the Pirates turned on the heat with a 22-point outburst in the final period.

Cris Cayabyab led all scorers with 18-points and 8 rebounds followed by Floricel Guevarra with 13-points and Shane Ko with 10-points.

EAC had 21 turnovers with only 14 for Lyceum.

In the 3rd game, the JRU Heavy Bombers (3-1) played the spoilers role by denying current PCCL Champions and NCAA Season 87 runner-up, the San Sebastian Golden Stags, the red carpet, 79-65, in their much awaited preseason tournament debut.

Though the Golden Stags led in both 2nd chance points and fastbreak points, 10-2 and 14-4 respectively, they committed 18 turnovers while Heavy Bombers’ had 13. Overall JURU shot better from the floor with 39% against San Sebastian’s 33%.

Alex Almario led JRU with 22-points followed by Nate Matute with 15-points plus a 4 of 8 shooting from 3-point land.

The Golden Stags were led by Ian Sangalang with 18-points,10 rebounds and 4 blocked shots while Calvin Abueva had 16-points and 7 rebounds and Michael Juico had 11-points.

ADMU 78 – Salva 27, Slaughter 16, Ravena 12, Tiongson 8, Buenafe 5, Gonzaga4, Elorde 4, Erram 2

MIT 75 – Nimes 24, Banal 15, Ighalo 8, Parala 7, Taha 7, Brana 4, Estrella 3, Chien 3, Banal 2, Stevens 2

LPU 59 – Cayabyab 18, Guevarra 13, Ko 10, Laude 7, Zamora 6, Ambohot 2, Edding 2, Azores 1

EAC 47 – Happi 9, Yaya 9, Monteclaro 7, Sanchez 5, Morada 5, Jamon 4, Munsayac 4, Chiong 2, Acebron 2

JRU 79 – Almario 22, Maute 15, Lopez, 7, Dela Paz 7, Mabulac 6, Camasura 6, Monserat 6, Paniamogan 2, Villarias 2, Carampil 2, Maconocido 2, Salaveria 1

SSC-R 65 – Sangalang 18, Abueva 16, Juico 11, Miranda 6, Maiquez 4, Antipuesto 4, Dela Cruz 2, Vitug 2, Balucanag 2, Rebollos 1

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