Pepperdine now travels to New York to take on Richmond at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Pepperdine will host Howard on Wednesday night in the second game of the event.
Pepperdine (5-2) hosts South Alabama on Monday to start the Gotham Classic.
Pepperdine is 5-1 for the first time since 2004-05.
Shawn Olden scored 17 points for the Waves, who don't play again until Dec. 4 vs. CSUN.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 53-45 win over Howard in the Gotham Classic.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 66-56 home win over the Matadors.
NCAA Basketball: Pepperdine at San Jose State (USATSI)
Ron Hall's photos of the Waves' 76-61 win over Cal Lutheran in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 89-74 season-opening win over Fresno State.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Started 15 of his 21 games played as a freshman ... Averaged 5.9 points, 2.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 21.8 minutes ... Started the first two games of the season, but suffered a knee injury at UC Riverside (11/13) and missed the next 10 games ... Returned right at the start of WCC play ... Scored in double-figures four times ... Led the Waves and scored a season-high 13 points in the WCC Tournament vs. Saint Mary's (3/8) ... Scored 12 points vs. BYU (12/30), 11 at Pacific (1/25) and 10 vs. Saint Mary's (2/8) ... Had five or more assists six times, including a season-high seven vs. Saint Mary's (2/8) ... Other season highs were six rebounds vs. Portland (1/18), four steals at San Diego (1/11), four three-pointers vs. BYU (12/30) and 36 minutes vs. Saint Mary's (2/8).
PREP SCHOOL: Spent 2012-13 at St. Thomas More School, which is located in Oakdale, Conn. ... Was injured for much of basketball season ... Still become one of seven Chancellors that moved on to Division I schools ... Was on the school's honor roll both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from De La Salle High School, located in Concord, Calif., in 2012 ... A three-year starter at the Northern California powerhouse ... Helped the Spartans to the California Division I state championship game in 2011, the state regional final in 2010 and the state regional semifinals in 2012 ... The school won three East Bay Athletic League titles and two CIF North Coast Section titles ... De La Salle's three-year record with Udenyi was 84-12 ... Named the EBAL's Most Valuable Player as a senior while also earning spots on the MaxPreps All-State Division I second team, the San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro first team and the Contra Costa Times All-East Bay first team ... Averaged 16.1 points, 5.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds ... Was an All-EBAL first team pick as a junior after averaging 11.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists ... Made the All-EBAL honorable mention squad with averages of 5.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists ... Played football as a freshman.
CLUB: Played for the Oakland Soldiers (2007-10) and Team 94 (2011).
PERSONAL: Born in Hayward, Calif. ... Son of Tracie Floyd-Udenyi and Emmanuel Udenyi ... Has two brothers, Bruce and Emeka ... A cousin, Amobi Okugo, plays in Major League Soccer and attended UCLA ... Majoring in advertising ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "of the school's academic prestige, and my family wants me to get a good education. I wanted to be on the West Coast and the WCC is a great basketball conference. After meeting Coach Wilson I felt like he was a high-character guy who would make me a better man and a better player in my four years at Pepperdine."
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing video games ... Favorites include Kobe Bryant (pro basketball player), Los Angeles Lakers (pro basketball team), The Hunger Games (book), Love and Basketball (movie), ESPN (TV channel), Kendrick Lamar (musical artist), his mother's spaghetti (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Enjoys basketball because "it challenges me mentally and physically. It pushes me to work hard and it has changed my life."