BRANREY Bienes waxed hot and drained all of his four treys to lift Far Eastern University to an 86-78 win over Lyceum Monday in the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup.
The third-year forward led the charge with 14 points as the Tamaraws scored their breakthrough win through three games in the summer league.
Wendel Comboy added 13 points and four assists, as Alec Stockton and Xyrus Torres both scored 13.
More importantly, it dealt the Pirates their first defeat after starting with a 3-0 slate.
Jaycee Marcelino paced Lyceum with 17 points, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals, as Mike Nzeusseu had 14 points and four boards in the defeat.
University of Santo Tomas also scored its first win, clipping Arellano, 84-73, in the nightcap.
Mark Nonoy carried the Growling Tigers with 29 points, five rebounds, and three assists for their first win in three games.
Kent Salado led the Chiefs with 25 points, four rebounds, and three steals.
Letran also pulled off a 79-77 thriller over Emilio Aguinaldo College.
Allen Mina paced the Knights with 17 points built on four triples, as Larry Muyang registered 10 points and 11 boards.
Jethro Mendoza scored 25 points in the losing end for the Generals.