Pepperdine will try to get a sweep of this Northern California road trip at Pacific on Saturday.
The Waves have won four in a row and now play at BYU on Saturday.
The Waves have moved into third place in the WCC and have won six of the last seven.
Pepperdine will put its 8-0 home record on the line against BYU on Saturday.
The Waves will come home to host San Diego and BYU next weekend.
Martin A. Folb and USA Today Sports Images photos from the Waves' 69-66 loss to the Bulldogs in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 73-70 home loss to the Pilots.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 71-65 home win over the Cougars.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 67-64 win in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the 81-76 win over the Tigers in Firestone Fieldhouse.
CAREER: Averaging 7.4 points and 3.8 rebounds through three seasons ... Has appeared in 85 games, starting 61, while averaging 21.8 minutes ... Has made 50.3% of his shots.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Earned All-WCC honorable mention honors as a junior and was one of the league's most improved players ... Averaged 10.6 points and 5.1 rebounds in 28.5 minutes ... The only Wave to start all 32 games ... Scored 340 points, considerably more than his first two years total of 288 ... Made 12 three-pointers after hitting zero his first two seasons ... In the WCC, ranked 11th in field goal percentage (48.9%), 12th in blocked shots (0.7), 18th in rebounding and 22nd in scoring ... In league games only, was 11th in blocked shots (0.8), 13th in field goal percentage (49.3%), tied for 18th in rebounding (4.6) and 21st in scoring (11.4) ... Scored in double-figures 18 times ... Scored a season-high 22 points vs. Gonzaga (1/15), making 10 of 14 shots ... Scored 21 at San Jose State (11/19) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Cal Lutheran (11/17) ... Also had a season-high-tying 10 rebounds at Iowa (11/24) ... Other season highs were two assists (twice), three blocked shots (twice), three steals (three times), two three-pointers vs. Pacific (1/3) and 37 minutes vs. Fresno State (11/14).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Missed the first eight games of the season with an injured hand, then returned to add good depth to the frontcourt ... Averaged 3.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.8 minutes ... Played in 23 games and started eight ... Shot 57.1% from the field (36-for-63) ... Had season highs of 15 points (on 7-for-7 shooting), eight rebounds and 19 minutes played in home win vs. LMU (2/1) ... Scored nine points at BYU (1/9) in his first start of the season ... Contributed seven points and six rebounds in his second game back from the injury, a road win at UC Irvine (12/7) ... Had a season-best two blocked shots vs. BYU (12/30).
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Had a productive freshman year, averaging 6.6 points and 3.8 rebounds in 22.3 minutes ... Appeared in all 30 games and started 21 ... Made 50% of his shots (81-for-162) and 75% of his free throws (36-for-48) ... Started the first 16 games of the season (the longest streak to start the year of any Wave) ... Scored in double-figures eight times ... Scored a season-high 13 points at San Diego (3/2) ... Scored 12 in his first trip back to Texas while playing a season-high 34 minutes in a win over Houston Baptist (11/20), including the first four points of overtime ... Scored 11 points in his debut at Cal State Northridge (11/9) on 5-for-5 shooting ... Named to the Tulane Classic all-tournament team after averaging 10.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in games vs. Alabama State and Tulane (12/19-20) ... Grabbed season highs of eight rebounds against both Alabama State (12/19) and BYU (1/31) ... Other season highs were two steals vs. UC Riverside (12/5) and Alabama State (12/19) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Coppell (Texas) High School in 2012 ... Played three years on the varsity ... As a senior, was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all-state 5A team, the Dallas Morning News all-area third team and the District 7-5A Offensive Player of the Year ... Averaged 17.1 points and 9.1 rebounds, ranking third in the 5A area in scoring and ninth in rebounding ... Helped the Cowboys to a 25-9 record and the second round of the 5A playoffs ... As a junior, was the District 7-5A co-MVP and averaged 11.4 points and 5.6 rebounds ... Played some on the varsity as a sophomore ... Named the North team's MVP of the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Rated #59 among the state's class of 2012 by TexasHoops.com.
CLUB: Played for Triumph Gold at the U-17 level.
PERSONAL: Born in Irving, Texas ... His actual first name is Austin but he goes by his middle name ... Son of Buck and Diana Raines ... Has one sibling, Jordan, who played volleyball at Denver and TCU and earned all-conference honors ... Majoring in computer science/mathematics ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "I liked the staff and the environment and everyone was really supportive."
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing musical instruments and learning new technologies ... Favorites include Manu Ginobili (pro basketball player), Dallas Mavericks (pro basketball team), A Clockwork Orange (book), Wayne's World (movie), Andy Milonakis Show (TV show), Free Tempo (musical artist), Mexican (food) and tennis (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite things about basketball is "it allows you to be more creative. Most sports are confined to a certain player stereotype but there are many different styles of players in basketball."