Pepperdine has a break for Christmas before hosting IUPUI next Saturday.
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.
Steven Ryan's photos of the Waves' 65-63 loss to Richmond at Madison Square Garden in the Gotham Classic.
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.
CAREER: Though two seasons, is averaging 13.2 points and 7.4 rebounds ... With a total of 806 points, he should become Pepperdine's 38th 1,000-point scorer partway through his junior season ... ... With two more seasons comparable to his sophomore year, Davis would become the school's all-time leading scorer ... Also on a pace to finish among the top five rebounders in school history, and as one of its most prolific free throw shooters ... Has appeared in 61 games, starting 48, while averaging 29.9 minutes.
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 has played 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 with a minor in marketing ... 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."