AGEM Miranda dropped 25 points as Jose Rizal University finally scored an 84-78 victory at the expense of Emilio Aguinaldo College Thursday in the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup.
The sophomore guard added four assists, four steals, and two rebounds to hand coach Louie Gonzalez his first win at the helm for the Heavy Bombers in the summer tourney.
Rookie John delos Santos chimed in 16 points, four rebounds, and three assists, as Ry dela Rosa got 14 for JRU, which improved to a 1-3 slate in Group B.
Playing catchup all game long, the trio were instrumental in helping the Heavy Bombers break out with a 26-point fourth quarter assault to steal the game from the Generals.
Kyle Carlos topped EAC with 17 points and three assists.
JC Luciano contributed a double-double with his 12 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists, while JP Maguliano had 10 points and 10 boards in the losing effort.
The Generals fell to a 1-3 slate with the defeat.
JRU 84 -- Miranda 25, Delos Santos 16, Dela Rosa 14, Vasquez 8, Bordon 6, Dionisio 5, Abaoag 4, Dulalia 4, Arenal 2, Jungco 0, Aguado 0.
EAC 78 -- Carlos 17, Luciano 12, Maguliano 10, Gurtiza 10, Taywan 8, Mendoza 6, Martin 5, Cadua 4, Estacio 4, Boffa 2, De Guzman 0, Dayrit 0, Padilla 0, Fuentes 0, Gonzales 0.
Quarters: 18-22, 36-39, 58-59, 84-78.