Filoil: Letran sends listless JRU to sixth straight loss
Colegio de San Juan de Letran continued its stable run after taking the air out Jose Rizal University, 94-71, in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Friday.
The Knights improved to a 3-2 record in Group B while the Heavy Bombers remained winless at 0-6 and kept their place at bottom of the standings.
John Calvo led the way for Letran finishing with 18 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and two steals while Bong Quinto added 17 points.
Letran opened with a strong 20-9 first quarter and was never threatened from there.
“We performed better, the effort was there, the discipline was there, and as a coach you won’t ask for more,” said Knights head coach Jeff Napa in Filipino.
Letran went on an offensive tear shooting 54 percent from the field, 36-of-67, while limiting the Heavy Bombers to a 29-of-73 clip.
The Knights ran the Heavy Bombers aground, scoring 24 fastbreak points while tallying 12 steals.
Darius Estrella led the Heavy Bombers with 17 points.