Lamond Murray Jr.
Pepperdine is 5-2 in WCC road games this season, and now plays five of the final seven at home.
Pepperdine will look to bounce back at home on Saturday against Portland at 5 p.m.
Pepperdine next hosts Pacific on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Pepperdine has a break for Christmas before hosting IUPUI next Saturday.
Pepperdine will next take its 3-0 record to Iowa next Monday.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 67-63 home win over the Pilots.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 78-76 loss to #3 Gonzaga.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 71-61 home victory over the Tigers.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 68-59 home loss to the Gaels.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 55-53 loss to IUPUI in Firestone Fieldhouse.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Showed great promise as a future offensive threat as a freshman ... Averaged 4.0 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.7 minutes ... Appeared in 27 games and started two ... Scored in double-figures four times ... Had season highs of 16 points (on 6-for-7 shooting) and eight rebounds vs. Portland (1/18) ... Contributed 14 points in a season-high 29 minutes in his first career start at BYU (1/9) ... Scored 13 points in his debut vs. San Diego Christian (11/9) and 10 vs. San Francisco (2/27) ... Other season highs were three steals at BYU (1/9) and two assists (several times).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School, located in Torrance, Calif., in 2013 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Scored 1,824 points in his career ... Averaged 22.3 points and 9.6 rebounds as a senior and was named the Daily Breeze Area Player of the Year, the Del Rey League MVP and to the All-CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA first team ... MaxPreps named him to the all-state first team in Division IV and to the third team overall ... Helped Bishop Montgomery to a 32-2 record, including a 29-game win streak that ended in the regional final ... Was MVP of the CIF Southern Section vs. City Section all-star game after scoring 19 points in a 91-65 win ... Named to the All-CIF first team, Daily Breeze all-area first team, All-Del Rey League first team and ESPN,com's all-junior fifth team as a junior after averaging 20.2 points and 9.7 rebounds ... Also earned all-league honors as a sophomore after averaging 15 points and seven rebounds ... Limited by a broken wrist as a freshman ... Bishop Montgomery won league titles in 2011 and 2013 ... Earned class awards for physics and calculus.
CLUB: Played for Double Pump between the ages of 14 and 17 ... Was MVP of a Bay Area tournament.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Carmen Allen and Lamond Murray ... His father played at California and in the NBA for 11 seasons ... Has one sibling, Ashley, who plays volleyball at Long Beach State ... His cousin Tracy played at UCLA and in the NBA for 12 seasons ... Another cousin, Cameron, played at USC and Louisville ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it was the best school for me."
FAVORITES: Enjoys other sports such as football and volleyball ... Lists his sports hero as Damien Lillard because "it shows that it doesn't matter where you go to school to play professionally" ... Favorites include Carmelo Anthony (pro basketball player), the Brooklyn Nets (pro basketball team), The Great Gatsby (book), He Got Game (movie), 106 and Park (TV show), Kendrick Lamar (musical artist), brownie sundae (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is "the excitement you get from scoring."