Waves End First Half of WCC Play With Loss
The Waves (5-18, 2-5) are now in sixth place at the halfway point of the league season. The Broncos (11-13, 3-4) won on their home court for the fourth straight year to take over fifth place.
Coming off a 32-point performance in the win at
But Bryant finished with 19 points and 17 rebounds and the Broncos made 12 three-pointers, five by Kevin Foster (15 points), four by Calvin Johnson (12 points) and three by James Rahon (11 points).
Pepperdine kept pace with
Three-pointers by senior guard Rico Tucker (
After Foster’s fourth three-pointer opened the second half, Holmes scored four straight points to make the score 36-30. Foster then sank his fifth three-pointer, however, and the Waves would get no closer the rest of the way.
Sophomore walk-on Gus Clardy (
The Waves committed only 10 turnovers to the Broncos’ 16, but
Of the 12 players that saw action for the Waves, nine were freshmen or sophomores and seven weren’t on the roster last year.
Pepperdine’s coaches wore sneakers rather than their usual dress shoes as part of the annual “Coaches Vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Weekend”.
The Waves begin the second half of WCC play with their third straight road game next Saturday (Feb. 7) at Loyola Marymount. It’s a doubleheader with the women’s game at 4:30 p.m. and the men’s game at 7 p.m. Subscribers to “Wave Casts” at www.pepperdinesports.com can listen to