Tanduay moves closer to twice-to-beat, demolishes Blustar

first_img2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon LATEST STORIES Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Tristan Perez topped winless Blustar (0-8) with 20 points and nine rebounds, while Vincent Choong added 15 markers.The Scores:TANDUAY 78 – Cruz 17, Gaco 10, Sanga 10, Santos 8, Varilla 7, Eguilos 6, Vigil 6, Stevens 3, Villamor 3, Asuncion 2, Cenal 2, Palma 2, Quinto 2, Sollano 0.BLUSTAR 60 – Perez 20, Choong 15, Melano 10, Mak 6, Liaw 5, Ong 4, Heng 0, Ang 0, Kwaan 0, Chin 0.Quarters: 17-10, 44-20, 66-42, 78-60.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing Mark Cruz. PBA IMAGESMark Cruz caught fire early and carried Tanduay to a 78-60 beatdown of Blustar Detergent to inch them closer to the last twice-to-beat advantage in 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The diminutive playmaker unloaded 11 of his 17 points in the first quarter as the Rhum Masters grabbed a lead as high as 31, 59-28, midway in the third period. He also had five rebounds and three assists in the win.ADVERTISEMENT Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incident Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcoscenter_img MOST READ Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Jerwin Gaco also chipped in 10 markers and five boards off the bench, while Paul Sanga added 10 points and four rebounds as Tanduay made it two straight wins and improved to 5-3.The Rhum Masters could formally secure the last twice-to-beat incentive in the quarterfinals with a victory against Jose Rizal University (4-4) next Tuesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“We know the scenario. How we’re going to perform or show up is another story,” said coach Lawrence Chongson, who continued to harp on the consistency he’s been looking for all conference long.“I still don’t see the consistency. I’m not looking beyond JRU, but the way we’re performing is still a concern for me. Hopefully, we jell on time for the playoffs.” Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Kevin Durant progressing in rehab, no timetable for return Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home View commentslast_img read more