The Waves begin the 2015-16 season on Friday at Fresno State.
Pepperdine will hope to continue its season at one of the various postseason tournaments.
The men's basketball team plays its final three regular-season games at home.
The Waves begin the season at home in one week (vs. Fresno State on Nov. 14).
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 65-49 home win over the Lions.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 55-53 loss to IUPUI in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Ron Hall's photos of the Waves' 76-61 win over Cal Lutheran in Firestone Fieldhouse.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Came on as a contributor late in his freshman season ... Appeared in 13 games and started four ... Averaged 0.6 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.5 minutes ... After the first 24 games of the season, had appeared in a total of just six games with 17 minutes of action ... Then played 19 minutes at Portland (2/12), which included his first career field goal as well as a season-high-tying three rebounds ... In the next game, made his first career start at Gonzaga (2/14) and played a season-high 23 minutes with three rebounds and three assists ... Scored two points on four occasions ... Started the WCC Tournament semifinal vs. Gonzaga (3/9) and the CBI first-round game at Seattle (3/18).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Waukee (Iowa) High School in 2014 ... Was twice named to the All-Central Iowa Conference second team, and was first-team All-Eastern Division twice as well ... Averaged 11.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks as a senior while shooting 54.4% from the field ... Averaged 10.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks while shooting 58% as a junior ... Averaged 8.5 points per game as a sophomore, his first on the varsity ... ESPN.com gave him a grade of 75 and rated him as the fourth-best senior in the state of Iowa.
CLUB: Played with Kingdom Hoops.
PERSONAL: Born in Waukee, Iowa ... Son of Keith and Rachelle Gehring ... Father played basketball at Nebraska-Kearney ... Has one sister, Kelsey ... Majoring in pre-business administration … Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "my teammates and coaches, the conference we're in and the location."
FAVORITES: Enjoys snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, hunting and working on cars ... Favorites include Kevin Durant (pro basketball player), Oklahoma City Thunder (pro basketball team), City of Ember (book), Book of Eli (movie), South Park (TV show) and Drake (musical artist).