The Waves take on Murray State in Tuesday's first semifinal.
Pepperdine next plays at UCLA on Thursday night.
The Waves begin the 2015-16 season on Friday at Fresno State.
Stacy Davis has been picked to earn his third All-WCC first team honor.
The Waves' senior forward will be playing overseas from May 28 to June 9.
Kevin Bires' photos of the Waves' 69-53 loss in the Gulf Coast Showcase third-place game.
Kevin Bires' photos of the Waves' 59-55 loss in the Gulf Coast Showcase semifinals.
Kevin Bires' photos of the Waves in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.
Photos by Martin A. Folb and USA Today of the Waves' 81-67 loss at Pauley Pavilion.
Stephanie Chaisson's photos of the Waves' home opener, a 91-49 win over San Diego Christian.
CAREER: A two-time All-WCC first team selection ... Though three seasons, is averaging 14.1 points and 7.5 rebounds ... Enters his senior season with a total of 1,307 points (20th in Pepperdine history) and is on pace to become Pepperdine's all-time leading scorer ... He needs 395 points to surpass Dane Suttle's total of 1,701 ... Also on a pace to finish among the top four rebounders in school history ... Is already one of the program's best and most prolific free throw shooters, as his 373 makes rank fifth in school career history, and his free throw percentage of 77.7% is sixth ... Has 20 career double-doubles, tied for 10th in program history ... Has appeared in 93 games, starting 74, while averaging 30.6 minutes.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Made the All-WCC first team for the second straight year, and also picked up NABC All-District 9 second team status as a junior ... Averaged team bests of 15.7 points and 7.8 rebounds (ranking eighth and fourth in the WCC, respectively) ... Scored in double-figures in 28 of 32 games and scored 20 or more points 10 times ... Became the first Wave to crack the 500-point plateau since 2010 ... Had eight double-doubles on the season ... Also had team highs of 1.1 blocks (fifth in the WCC), an 80.8% free throw percentage (eighth in the WCC) and 32.0 minutes (ninth in the WCC) ... Played in all 32 games and started 26 ... Went 156-for-193 from the free throw line ... His 156 makes and the 80.8% success rate both rank sixth in school single-season history ... In WCC games only, ranked fourth in points (15.9), fourth in blocked shots (1.4), fifth in rebounds (7.3), ninth in field goal percentage (50.5%) and 10th in free throw percentage (80.5%) ... Led, or shared the team lead, in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 22 times ... Scored a season-high 26 points at Arizona State (12/13) in his first college game back in his home state ... Named the WCC Player of the Week on Jan. 12 after leading the Waves to road victories at BYU (23 points and eight rebounds on 1/8) and San Diego (18 points and seven rebounds on 1/10) ... Became Pepperdine's 38th 1,000-point scorer vs. Pacific (1/3) in a 21-point performance ... Pulled down a season-high 13 rebounds vs. Cal State Northridge (12/4) and had a double-double with 11 points ... Other season highs were six assists at Loyola Marymount (12/29), three blocked shots (three times), two steals (seven times) and 37 minutes played vs. Howard (12/17) ... Season got off to a strong start (he scored in double-figures the first 11 games of the season) despite missing most of preseason practice with a fractured hand.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Named to the All-WCC first team as a sophomore ... Averaged team highs of 15.1 points and 7.6 rebounds (ranking ninth and fifth in the league, respectively) ... In conference games only, ranked second in rebounding (8.2) and 11th in scoring (14.6) ... Scored 20 or more points nine times, and in double-figures 25 times, including the final 10 games of the season ... The Waves went 6-0 when Davis had a double-double ... Didn't make a three-pointer as a freshman but went 23-for-49 (.469) as a sophomore ... Scored a career-high 28 points at San Diego (1/11), along with 10 rebounds, and had a 27-point, 12-rebound game at Loyola Marymount (2/20) ... Scored at least 20 points in each of the first four games of the season (becoming just the second Wave to do so in 31 years) ... Went 11-for-11 from the free throw line twice: at San Diego (1/11) and vs. Pacific (2/6) ... Only the sixth Wave known to have been perfect from the free throw line with at least 11 attempts, and the only one ever to do it twice ... Named WCC Player of the Week on Nov. 18 after road victories with 23 points and nine rebounds at UC Riverside (11/13) and 24 points and seven rebounds at Central Michigan (11/16) ... Grabbed double-digit rebounds seven times, including a season-high 14 vs. BYU (12/30) ... Led (or tied) the team in scoring 15 times and in rebounding on 17 occasions ... Other season highs were five assists and two steals vs. San Diego (12/28), four blocked shots vs. BYU (12/30), three three-pointers at LMU (2/20) and 35 minutes played (several times).
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Earned Pepperdine's first WCC Newcomer of the Year award since 2003 ... Was also picked to the WCC All-Freshman team and the All-WCC honorable mention squad ... Became the first Pepperdine freshman to earn an All-WCC placement since 2008 ... While the WCC award was voted on by the coaches, he also earned unanimous approval as the league's freshman/newcomer of the year by various media that gave an opinion ... Averaged 11.2 points and a team-high 7.3 rebounds in 30.4 minutes ... Played in all 30 games and started 25 ... Finished seventh overall in rebounding in the WCC and 22nd in scoring ... Was also 14th in free throw percentage (75.0%) ... In league play, averaged 10.7 points (tied for 21st) and 7.3 rebounds (tied for sixth) ... Was the only freshman in the WCC's top 30 in scoring and top 20 in rebounding, both in the overall and league-only stats ... Scored in double-figures 18 times, including nine of the last 10 games of the season ... Pulled down at least 10 rebounds eight times ... Had six double-doubles, including a season-high 22 points and 11 rebounds at Montana State (11/29), and an 18-point, season-best 15-rebound effort vs. San Francisco (2/2) ... Recorded the Waves' first 15-15 effort since February 2008 ... Had team highs of 19 points and 11 rebounds in the WCC Tournament vs. San Diego (3/7) ... Led the team in rebounding 16 times and in scoring on 10 occasions ... Other season highs were six assists at USF (2/23), two blocks (three times), two steals (five times) and 40 minutes vs. Washington State (11/16).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Betty Fairfax High School, located in Laveen, Ariz., in 2012 ... Spent his first three years at Tolleson (Ariz.) Union High School ... As a senior at Fairfax, was named to the Arizona Republic Division II all-state second team ... Averaged 20.8 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steals while shooting 59% from the field ... Helped Fairfax to a 25-5 record and the Division II state quarterfinals ... Earned all-state 5A honorable mention honors as a sophomore and junior at Tolleson ... Averaged 22.9 points and 9.7 rebounds as a junior ... Was also named to the Arizona Republic's All-West Valley first team ... As a sophomore, led Tolleson in scoring (14.6 ppg) and rebounding (9.6 rpg) in his first season on the varsity ... Had a rating of 86 on ESPN.com's recruiting site ... Also lettered in football.
CLUB: Played for the Arizona Stars (2010-11) and the Channing Frye Bulldogs (2009) ... Attended the 2011 Reebok Breakout Camp in Philadelphia.
PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... Son of Felicia and Stacy Davis ... Has two siblings, Sheylah and Syerra ... His sister Syerra played basketball at UTEP and Florida Southern ... Hakim Warrick, who played at Syracuse and in the NBA for eight seasons, is a cousin ... Majoring in organizational communications ... Attended an NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Conference in Orlando in April 2015 … Joined Athletes in Action for a tour of East Asia in May-June 2015 … Has been a vice president for sportsmanship with Pepperdine’s SAAC … Chose Pepperdine because of "the tradition that it has, along with the location and educational opportunity."
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing video games ... Favorites include LeBron James (pro basketball player), How to Win Friends and Influence People (book), John Q (movie), Sons of Anarchy (TV show), Chance the Rapper, Drake and PND (musical artists), peanut butter and jelly (food) and volleyball (sport to watch other than basketball) ... Enjoys basketball because of "the competitive nature, the passion, the intensity, everything."