Lyceum keeps Mapua winless

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 15 2014 10:05 AM | Updated as of Jul 15 2014 06:05 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Lyceum's Joseph Gabayni bullied his way to a double-double to power the Pirates past the Mapua Cardinals, 80-78, in the 90th NCAA men's basketball tournament Monday at the San Juan Arena.

The victory was Lyceum's second of the season, allowing them to jump to a share of the fifth spot in the league standings with Jose Rizal University.

Gabayni bulldozed his way to 23 points and 10 rebounds to lift the Pirates to their second win in four games.

Meanwhile, Mapua absorbed its fourth consecutive defeat.

The scores:

Lyceum 80- Gabayni 23, Zamora 16, Lesmoras 15, Mbbida 15, Ko 6, Bulawan 4, Malabanan 1, Baltazar 0, Taladua 0, Maconocido 0

Mapua 78- Estrella 19, Saitanan 13, Gabo 10, Layug 9, Isit 8, Cantos 8, Canaynay 6, Tubiano 4, Magsigay 1, Galoso 0

Quarterscores: 20-19; 37-32; 64-52; 80-78