Perez’s triple-double powers SMB past Converge

CJ Perez registered his first career triple-double as San Miguel Beer walloped Converge, 111-92, in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo Sunday night.,Perez finished with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists to power the Beermen to a convincing bounce back win after absorbing a 72-75 defeat to Barangay Ginebra on Friday.,The win put SMB back on top of the standings, sharing an identical 4-1 card with the Kings.,Aside from Perez, Jericho Cruz also shone with 22 points and six assists, while Mo Tautuaa delivered 19 markers and 12 boards.,June Mar Fajardo also delivered a double-double game of 18 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks, followed by Marcio Lassiter and Michael Canete with 12 and 10 apiece.,Allyn Bulanadi, meanwhile, caught fire for 22 points on five triples, but the FiberXers slipped to a 2-5 card.,The Scores:,SAN MIGUEL 111 – Cruz 22, Tautuaa 19, Fajardo 18, Perez 15, Lassiter 12, Canate 10, Zamar 9, Enciso 4, Brondial 2, Pessumal 0, Herndon 0, Faundo 0,CONVERGE 92 – Bulanadi 22, DiGregorio 21, Hill 15, Ahanmisi 10, Murrell 10, Arana 4, Racal 4, Adamos 2, Tolomia 2, Stockton 2, Ilagan 0, Tratter 0, Browne 0, Lojera 0,QUARTERS: 28-16, 62-39, 86-66, 111-92