The Waves take on Murray State in Tuesday's first semifinal.
The Waves begin the 2015-16 season on Friday at Fresno State.
Pepperdine is 5-2 in WCC road games this season, and now plays five of the final seven at home.
Pepperdine claimed its fourth WCC road win of the season.
Pepperdine will host Howard on Wednesday night in the second game of the event.
Kevin Bires' photos of the Waves in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 65-49 home win over the Lions.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 56-54 home loss to the Dons.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 64-55 home win over Santa Clara.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' loss to the Toreros in Firestone Fieldhouse.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Was granted a waiver by the NCAA to play immediately after transferring ... Limited to 18 games as a redshirt freshman due to a hip injury ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.0 rebounds in 11.4 minutes ... Missed the first six games of the season, then played in four, then sat out eight more before playing in the final 14 games of the campaign ... Sank a pair of three-pointers and had season highs of nine points, three free throws made and two blocked shots at Pacific (1/29) ... Scored seven points vs. South Alabama (12/15) ... Had season highs of 23 minutes and two assists at Gonzaga (2/14) ... Pulled down three rebounds four times.
OREGON: Attended the University of Oregon as a freshman in 2013-14 ... Appeared in just two early-season games before suffering a hip injury and sitting out the remainder of the season ... Received a medical redshirt ... Played a total of five minutes in home games vs. Utah Valley (11/19) and San Francisco (11/24) and missed his only shot attempt ... Oregon finished 24-10 and played in the NCAA Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Sprague High School, located in Salem, Ore., in 2013 ... Named the Central Valley Conference co-Player of the Year and to the all-state 6A second team as a junior after averaging 21.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.0 assists ... A four-time All-Central Valley Conference selection, earning first team honors as a sophomore and junior, second team as a senior and honorable mention as a freshman ... Averaged 17 points as a senior and 16.5 points as a sophomore ... Left Sprague as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,454 points) and also set records for points in a season (587 in 2011-12) and in a game (40 vs. Sunset High in the 2011 state playoffs) ... In the 2013 state playoffs, sank a 40-footer at the buzzer to give the Olympians a 44-43 first-round victory over Barlow High.
CLUB: Played with Grassroots Elite.
PERSONAL: Born in Corvallis, Ore. ... Son of Sam Lapray ... Has four siblings: Camala, Maci, Jaryn and Alleluia ... Has cousins who have played football at BYU, Stanford and Georgetown ... Majoring in interpersonal communications … Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the fantastic coaching staff and players, the education I'll get and the phenomenal location."
FAVORITES: Enjoys staying active and spending time in the outdoors ... Favorites include Kobe Bryant (pro basketball player), Los Angeles Lakers (pro basketball team), Dexter (TV show), The Notorious B.I.G. (musical artist), chicken alfredo (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is "the competition that goes along with it, but more importantly how fun the game is."