The Waves will be the #5 seed at next week's WCC Championships in Las Vegas.
This is the fourth time in the last five years that the Waves have had multiple players on the first team.
Pepperdine closes out the regular season at home next weekend against USF and Santa Clara.
Malte Kramer is the first Pepperdine men's basketball player to receive a Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American award.
Jett Raines had a career-high 15 points and tied a career high with eight rebounds.
Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 86-78 loss to the Broncos.
Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 80-69 home win over Pacific.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 80-69 win over the Lions.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 76-65 home win over the Pilots.
Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 76-64 win over Houston Baptist.
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Limited by injury and illness during his junior season, his first at Pepperdine ... Academically, earned a spot on the NABC Honors Court, the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" list and Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete status ... Only saw action in five games, averaging 1.8 points in 10.0 minutes ... Missed the first eight games of the season while recovering from summer knee surgery ... Then did not play after Dec. 28 (the final 17 games) after developing mononucleosis ... Sank a pair of three-pointers and scored a season-high six points in his debut at Hawaii (12/8) ... Grabbed two rebounds vs. Central Michigan (12/16).
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two seasons (2010-11 and 2011-12) at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. ... One of the top scorers in school history at Cuesta ... Named the state of California's Male JC Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Selected as the school's Athlete of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a sophomore ... Named to the 2011-12 California Community College Athletic Association all-state first team and was the Most Valuable Player in the Western State Conference's North Division ... A two-time All-WSC first teamer ... Became the fifth Cuesta player to score 1,000 career points and finished fourth on the Cougars' charts with 1,092 points (17.9 average) ... Set school records for three-point percentage in a career (42.0%) and season (47.2% in 2011-12) ... Second in school history in career free throw percentage (81.0%) ... Averaged 16.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.9 steals as a sophomore ... Averaged 19.4 points (fourth in the WSC), 5.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.3 steals as a 2010-11 freshman ... Scored a career-high 34 points against Marin during his freshman season ... Was the team's leading scorer both seasons ... Helped the 2011-12 Cuesta squad to a 24-8 overall record, first place in the WSC North Division at 11-1 and to the semifinals of the Southern California Regionals ... Finished with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average and on the honor roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Droste-Huelshoff Gym, located in Freiburg, Germany, in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born in Freiburg, Germany ... Son of Kathrin Kramer and Jochen Schmid-Kramer ... Has two siblings, Paul and Luis ...His grandfather, Alfred Kramer, played goalie in the Bundesliga (the highest level of German soccer) ... Majoring in economics ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the great people, the great education and the chance to help the team right away."
FAVORITES: Enjoys movies and books ... Favorites include Dirk Nowitzki (pro basketball player), Dallas Mavericks (pro basketball team), Gut gegen Nordwind (book), Inception and The Other Guys (movies), How I Met Your Mother (TV show), Eminem and Paul Kalkbrenner (musical artists), schnitzel and spatzle (food) and weightlifting and beach volleyball (sports other than basketball) ... Favorite things about basketball are "the fast-paced action and the combination of skill and athleticism it requires."