Photos of the Waves' 94-88 win over the Dons and of the Gary Colson halftime tribute by Martin A. Folb.
Photos by Martin A. Folb of the Waves' 71-59 home loss to the Broncos.
Photos by Martin A. Folb of the Waves' thrilling 78-75 win over rival LMU at Firestone Fieldhouse.
Photos by Jeff Golden and Zac Prange of the Waves' 89-71 win over the Bulldogs.
Photos by Stephen Wandzura of the Waves' 76-69 victory.
CAREER: Over three seasons, scored 1,365 points (16.4 ppg), becoming Pepperdine's 35th 1,000-point scorer and ending his career in 17th place on the all-time scoring list ... Started 72 of 83 games also averaged 4.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals in 28.7 minutes ... A career 74.8% free throw shooter ... Went 353-for-472 from the line for his career, ranking ninth in both makes and attempts in Pepperdine history.
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Appeared in just 20 games (starting 16) as a junior ... Did not take part in five games due to injury and then was suspended for the remainder of the season on Feb. 5, missing the final eight games of the season ... Would have been considered Pepperdine's leading scorer on the season at 18.9 points per game had he played in enough contests ... Also averaged 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 29.7 minutes ... Scored in double-figures in 18 of 20 games (including the first 14 of the season), and had eight games of 20 or more points ... Had season highs of 33 points vs. Northern Arizona (11/28) and 31 vs. Texas-San Antonio (12/4) ... Averaged 28.0 points in games against Pacific and UTSA and was named WCC Player of the Week (12/6) ... Named the WCC Player of the Month for November after averaging 24.2 points in five games ... Other season highs were nine rebounds vs. Redlands (12/9), six assists vs. Northern Arizona (11/28), four three-pointers made (four times), two steals (four times) and 35 minutes played (twice).
PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Named to the NABC All-District second team and All-WCC honorable mention as a sophomore ... Finished second in the WCC and 50th in the nation with 18.5 points per game ... Also in the conference, ranked seventh in steals (1.3), eighth in assists (3.2), 11th in free throw percentage (.750) and 15th in rebounds (5.1) ... Started 30 of 31 games and averaged a team-high 31.5 minutes per contest ... Also led the team in scoring, assists and steals and was second in rebounds ... Made 147 free throws, which ranks eighth on Pepperdine's single-season records list ... Scored in double-figures in 26 of 31 games, scored 20 or more points 15 times and topped the 30-point mark twice ... Had a career-high 37 points at Gonzaga (1/21), which included 34 second-half points en route to setting a McCarthey Athletic Center record by an opponent ... It was the highest-scoring game by a WCC player in 2009-10, and he also had the third-best performance with 34 points vs. Monmouth (11/28) ... Named MVP of the Wyoming World Vision Challenge after averaging 26.7 points, which included the Monmouth game ... Had two double-doubles: 20 points and 10 rebounds in the season opener vs. Pacific (11/13) and 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Gonzaga (2/20) ... Had 20 or more points in each of the first four games of the season ... Other season highs were nine assists vs. San Francisco (1/16), five three-pointers at Portland (1/23), four steals (three times), three blocks vs. Portland (2/18) and 38 minutes (twice) ... Made ESPN SportsCenter's Plays of the Day twice, once for a dunk over five people at Pepperdine's preseason Blue & Orange Madness event and in the game at Gonzaga for a dunk over 7-footer Robert Sacre.
PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Had a breakout debut season and was named to the WCC All-Freshman Team ... Led the team in scoring, and was 13th in the conference, at 12.9 ppg ... Among conference freshmen, he was third in points ... Also led the squad in assists (2.2), steals (1.5) and was second in rebounds (4.7) and minutes (25.4) ... In the WCC, also ranked sixth in steals, 10th in free throw percentage (74.1%) and 15th in assists ... Played in all 32 games and started 26 ... Scored in double-figures 21 times ... Had a 10 game-stretch in double-figures during WCC play where he averaged 17.1 points ... Averaged 15.0 points in conference play (eighth in the WCC, second among freshmen) ... Nearly set or tied two school records in a win at San Francisco (1/29) ... Scored a season-high 32 points, two shy of the Pepperdine freshman record, and made 13 of 14 shots (92.9%), one field goal shy of the single-game record for field goal percentage ... Named the WCC Player of the Week on Feb. 16 after averaging 16.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in home wins over Santa Clara and San Diego ... Scored 20 or more points three times, including 23 vs. Cal State Bakersfield (11/29) and 20 at Saint Mary's (1/17) ... Had four point-rebound double-doubles, all in conference play ... Went 19-12 vs. Gonzaga (1/22), 15-11 at Loyola Marymount (2/7), 18-10 vs. San Diego (2/14) and 17-10 at Gonzaga (2/21) ... His other season highs were six assists vs. Gonzaga (1/22), five steals vs. San Diego (2/14), four three-pointers at San Francisco (1/29), two blocks (twice) and 36 minutes vs. Cal State Bakersfield (11/29) ... Averaged 16.5 points at the WCC Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Pasadena (Calif.) High School in 2008 ... Named the Pasadena Star-News Player of the Year as a senior ... Also made the All-SCIBCA Southern Section Division 2-AA second team and was named the Pacific League co-MVP ... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee ... Averaged nearly 22 points, six rebounds and four assists per game ... Scored at least 30 points eight times ... Pasadena won the league title ... His coach at Pasadena, Tim Tucker, played at Wyoming when Asbury was an assistant coach there ... Sat out his junior year due to state transfer rules after spending his first two years at Serra High School, located in Gardena, Calif. ... Won a CIF title with Serra his sophomore year and was named to the All-SCIBCA Southern Section Division 4-AA second team ... Averaged 15 points as a sophomore ... Also lettered in track and football.
CLUB: Played for West Coast All-Stars, SCA and the P. Miller Ballers.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Dwayne Bell and Sharon Ross ... Lists his most memorable sports moment as having the opportunity to play one-on-one against Kobe Bryant at a camp ... Majoring in advertising ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it's close to home and I want to be part of the rebuilding this program."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro basketball players is Dwyane Wade ... Favorite pro basketball team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite TV shows are The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and My Wife and Kids ... Favorite musical artists are Fabolous and Trey Songz ... Favorite sport other than basketball is table tennis ... Favorite thing about basketball is "that you can be having a bad day, and the game of basketball gives you a chance to let out all of that frustration by crossing, stopping, blocking or dunking on someone."