SINGAPORE – Rikkon Figueroa hit five 3-pointers while scoring 25 points and Ravens beat Crime Pakners, 70-54, in Gilas Basketball 2017 SBP Cup at West Spring Secondary School sponsored by GB Sports LLP and Sneakers Club.
Ravens had a strong start as they edge Crime Pakners, 39-29, in the first half. They continued their hot shooting in the third and extend their lead to 16, 57-41.
Figueroa also came up with 2 rebounds and 3 assists in 25 minutes of action.
Alvin Bajada had 12 points on 5 of 9 shooting and grabbed 4 rebounds while Francis Salazar came off the bench to deliver 10 markers for Ravens, who won their second straight game in 5 outings and improved to 2-3 in win-loss card.
Ravens utilize their quickness to their advantage as they outscored Crime Pakners in fast break points, 31-27.
Benjie Mellarpis led Crime Pakners with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
Ely Labadan came up with 8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists while Norman Gamao and Norman Campanilla both scored 7 points apiece for Crime Pakners, who dropped their third game in 5 outings and fall to 2-3 in win-loss card.
The Lutong Pinoy Game MVP is Rikkon Figueroa.