Men's Hoops Opens WCC Schedule at Home Against Gonzaga
Aug. 9, 2012
MALIBU, Calif. -The Pepperdine men's basketball team's streak of four straight years with a victory in its West Coast Conference opener will be put to the test in 2013, as the Waves will open the league schedule at home against Gonzaga on Thursday, January 3.
The WCC released the conference schedule today and expects to announce ESPN telecasts in the near future. Pepperdine is still finalizing its non-conference schedule.
The Waves' eight home games are as follows: 1/3 vs. Gonzaga, 1/5 vs. Portland, 1/12 vs. San Diego, 1/19 vs. Santa Clara, 1/31 vs. Brigham Young, 2/2 vs. San Francisco, 2/14 vs. Loyola Marymount, 2/27 vs. Saint Mary's, .
Pepperdine's eight road games are: 1/10 at Brigham Young, 1/24 at Loyola Marymount, 1/26 at Saint Mary's, 2/7 at Gonzaga, 2/9 at Portland, 2/16 at Santa Clara, 2/23 at San Francisco, 3/2 at San Diego.
The Zappos.com WCC Championships will again be held at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas from March 6-11, 2013.
This is the sixth straight season Pepperdine has opened the WCC season at home. Four of Pepperdine's first five WCC games in 2013 will be at home.
Season-ticket information will also be released when Pepperdine's full home schedule is finalized.