18 Jan

Lyceum faces ‘harder, but sweeter’ road to NCAA finals

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lyceum had a different fate in 2018 after finishing with a 15-3 record for the second seed and setting up a semifinal matchup against Letran.“It’s going to be hard and tough, but we will hold on to the lessons we’ve learned in our loss to San Beda,” said Robinson. “At this point of the season, it’s about making sure we’re in this together.”“We have to make sure that we’re mentally tough, make the players know that we’ve got their backs and that we will take care of them.”ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lyceum settles for no. 2, but adversity motivates Pirates Lyceum didn’t end the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament elimination round the way head coach Topex Robinson wanted it to be.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college The Pirates again yielded to defending champion San Beda,  75-68, in their last game before their Final Four battle.Robinson, however, believes they will be better for it as they enter their first semifinal round in the NCAA.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“It’s going to be harder, but it will be sweeter,” said Robinson Thursday at Filoil Flying V Center. “Every adversity that we went through bonds us together and that’s the way I look at things.”Although Lyceum lost in two games against the Red Lions in the finals of Season 93, the Pirates finished with a perfect 18-0 after last year’s elimination round earning them an automatic berth to the finals. MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more