Blow for unbeaten Lyceum Pirates as Topex Robinson hit with one-game suspension
Lyceum head coach Topex Robinson will sit out the Pirates' game against Letran on August 18.

LYCEUM'S impressive start to the NCAA Season 93 basketball tournament suffered a blow on when head coach Topex Robinson was slapped with a one-game suspension following his ejection from the Pirates' win against Emilio Aguinaldo College on Thursday.

Robinson was sent off at the 6:41 mark of the second quarter of the Pirates' 97-93 win over the Generals for incurring two technical fouls and league rules carry an automatic one-game suspension for such infraction.

The former PBA player and concurrent Alaska assistant coach will now miss out on the Pirates' August 18 game against in-form Letran, where the league leaders will be looking to stretch their unbeaten start to the season to eight matches.

"It's a learming opportunity for us to be mentally tough. We trust our players to be leaders," said Robinson upon being informed about the suspension.

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St. Benilde's JJ Domingo was also slapped with a one-game suspension after he was tossed out in a 71-101 loss to San Sebastian.

On the other hand, the NCAA management committee has yet to tackle the case of Nic Omorogbe, a member of the Perpetual Help coaching staff who stands accused of damaging the door of the Altas' locker room at the Filoil Flying V Centre on Friday after a loss to Letran.

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