The Waves begin the season at home in one week (vs. Fresno State on Nov. 14).
Pepperdine hosts San Diego Christian on Saturday at 5 p.m.
The first home contests are Oct. 30 (women) and Nov. 9 (men).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Redshirted his first season with the Waves.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cheltenham Secondary College, located in Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia, in 2012 ... Was captain of his school's team and averaged 18.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists his final year.
CLUB: Was part of the Andrew Bogut Basketball Academy in 2012-13 ... Began playing competitively for the Dandenong Rangers at the age of 10 ... Averaged 15.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists in the 2012-13 Victorian U-18 Championships and 14.5 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists in the Victorian U-20 Championships ... Won the 2012 U-23 D League with the Rangers ... Had the opportunity to compete at the 2011 Asia Pacific Team Camp with top players from Australia, China, New Zealand and Korea ... Selected to the Victorian School Boys' Basketball Team in 2007 and 2012, which played in the national tournament and won the gold medal in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ... Son of Victoria Biyendolo and Clotaire Biyendolo ... Has one brother, Dieuson ... Majoring in psychology ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the comforting environment that surrounds the school. The coaches and staff on campus were very polite and supportive when I visited, and really helped this place feel very home-like to me. I felt that by attending Pepperdine I could really flourish as an individual both athletically and academically."
FAVORITES: Enjoys watching movies and listening to music ... Favorites include Stephen Curry and Isaiah Thomas (pro basketball players), the Golden State Warriors (pro basketball team), Superbad (movie), Community (TV show), Childish Gambino, Drake and Nipsey Hussle (musical artists) and chicken and rice, pasta and pizza (food) ... Favorite things about basketball are "how you can always improve as an individual and as a team, the competitive nature it brings out of you, and the passion of competing."