JOSE Rizal University broke loose in the closing minutes to beat Blustar, 75-64, on Tuesday in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
Teytey Teodoro shone the brightest during that stretch, dropping eight straight points capped by a three-pointer to give the Heavy Bombers a 73-60 lead with 42 seconds remaining.
Teodoro finished with 20 points, hitting four triples, while collaring seven rebounds as the Heavy Bombers dealt Blustar its second straight loss.
Jerald Bautista added 18 points.
"Bad start kami. Binigyan nila (Heavy Bombers) ng confidence and Malaysian team," said JRU coach Vergel Menesses.
Alvin Vui Hang Ang topscored for the Dragons with 15 points, but hardly made his presence felt in the fourth period when it mattered most.
Chee Huei Liaw scored 14 and Jing Kwaan Yoong added 13 for Blustar.
JRU 75 - Teodoro 20, Bautista 18, Poutouochi 9, Grospe 8, Lasquety 6, Pontejos 5, Dela Virgen 3, Astilla 2, Lopez 2, Mate 2, Sabellina 0.
Blustar 64 - Ang 15, Liaw 14, Kwaan 13, Mak 8, Ong 6, Choong 4, Chin 4, Heng 0.
Quarterscores: 19-22; 40-33; 53-51; 75-64.