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JRU upsets San Beda, gains share of fourth spot

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:03 PM September 27, 2014
JRU head coach Vergel Meneses commended his team's defensive effort in a 67-43 win over Lyceum Monday night. Mark Giongco

JRU head coach Vergel Meneses. MARK GIONGCO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Jose Rizal University upset defending champion San Beda, 74-65, to regain a share of the fourth spot in the NCAA Season 90 men’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Jaycee Ascunsion scored a game-high 19 points for the Heavy Bombers, who tied the Perpetual Help Altas with similar 10-6 slates.

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“We didn’t back down from the physical play,” said JRU head coach Vergel Meneses in Filipino.

Tey Teodoro and Philip Paniamogan added 15 and 11, points respectively for the Heavy Bombers.

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The Red Lions, eyeing their eighth championship in nine seasons, dropped to 13-4.

Nigerian center Ola Adeogun shot 18 points for San Beda, which suffered its first back-to-back losses since 2012.

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