DOMINICK Fajardo dropped 43 points as Bulacan State University defeated University of Batangas, 104-93, on Saturday in the Universities and Colleges Basketball League (UCBL) at the Olivarez College gym.
Fajardo shot 19-of-26 from the field in notching the highest scoring record in the young history of the league as the Gold Gears improved their record to 2-2.
Fajardo also hauled down eight rebounds to go with two assists and two steals with the Gold Gears taking a 33-23 lead in the first period on their way to ending their two-game losing streak.
Leonard De Leon had 17 points, while Antonio Mendoza and Vincent Dela Cruz had 14 and 11 points, respectively, for the Gold Gears, who also got 11 boards from Jan Jauco.
The Brahmans stayed winless in four games.
Fajardo’s effort took the limelight in Saturday’s playdate even as Centro Escolar University stayed unbeaten after four games in beating Diliman College, 75-59.
Orlan Wamar had 13 points, while Samboy De Leon scored 10 points in only six minutes as the Scorpions kept their undefeated streak going.
Diliman College fell to 1-2.