LYCEUM pulled off a thrilling 82-81 come-from-behind victory over Adamson to stay unbeaten in the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Friday.
Jaycee Marcelino bannered the Pirates' fightback from a five-point deficit with 21.9 seconds remaining to stun the Soaring Falcons at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
The NCAA Season 93 Rookie of the Year split from the line before grabbing the offensive board and finding Nino Ibanez for the booming three with 16.8 ticks left.
Lyceum would force a jumpball, leading to the possession arrow favoring the Pirates and setting the stage for Marcelino's game-winning jumper with 3.4 seconds to spare.
Raymar Caduyac completed the comeback as he stole the ball from Simon Camacho in the waning seconds.
Marcelino paced the Pirates with 19 points, seven rebounds, and four assists to stay unbeaten at 2-0 in the summer tourney.
Twin brother Jayvee Marcelino added 10 points, three boards, and three dimes, as Mike Nzeusseu had 14 points and seven rebounds in the win.
Camacho carried Adamson (1-1) in the losing cause with 19 points and seven rebounds, while Congolese slotman Lenda Douanga had 18 points and 10 rebounds in his Filoil debut.
LYCEUM 82 -- Jc. Marcelino 19, Nzeusseu 14, Jv. Marcelino 10, Caduyac 8, Navarro 7, Laurente 7, Ibanez 5, Baetiong 4, Santos 3, Yong 3, Guinto 2, David 0, Tansingco 0, Valdez 0.
ADAMSON 81 -- Camacho 19, Douanga 18, Ahanmisi 15, Sabandal 12, Colonia 4, Fermin 4, Ad. Doria 4, Fuentebella 3, V. Magbuhos 2, Yerro 0, Bernardo 0, Zaldivar 0, An. Doria 0.
Quarters: 14-20, 37-37, 51-63, 82-81.