Pepperdine opens the WCC Tournament on Thursday next week in Las Vegas.
Keitra Wallace is now 21st on Pepperdine's all-time scoring list.
Bria Richardson, Keitra Wallace and Ea Shoushtari made big plays at the end of the game.
Ea Shoushtari set a WCC Tournament record with eight steals.
Ea Shoushtari (30) and Grace Leah Baughn (19) had career highs for the Waves, who will face BYU on Friday.
Women's Basketball vs. BYU (WCC Quarterfinals)
Women's Basketball vs. Loyola Marymount Lions win 83-77
Kyle Terada of the WCC provided these photos of the Waves' 80-74 first-round win over Santa Clara.
Ron Hall photos of the Waves' 76-59 victory over the Anteaters.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' 57-55 home exhibition win over Westmont.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Was one of two players to start all 30 games for the Waves … Was second on the team, scoring 12.8 points per game … Averaged 29.4 minutes per game … Was second on the team with 4.9 rebounds per game … Had 39 steals, 49 assists and six blocks … Led the team with 116 free throws made, shooting 79.5 percent from the line … Shot 41.7 percent from the floor … Hit 17 threes, shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc … Put up a career-high 25 points against Northern Arizona (12/16) … Scored in double digits in all but nine games on the season, including three 20-point games … Grabbed a career-best six steals in the WCC Tournament against LMU (3/5) … Made a career-high three 3-pointers against Gonzaga (1/15) and had a career-high two blocks against Portland (1/17).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Started 26 of the 28 games she appeared in as a sophomore ... Was second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.1 points per game ... Also averaged 4.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 30.1 minutes per game ... Led the team with 135 free throws made (135-for-196), the third best single-season total in program history ... Averaged 11.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in WCC play ... Scored a career-high 24 points against Cal Poly (12/16/13) ... Posted a double-double against Santa Clara (3/1/14) with 11 points and a career-best 10 rebounds ... Scored in double-digits 17 times ... Had career-highs eight assists and four steals against BYU (2/20/14) to go along with 16 points.
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Turned in solid first season in Malibu, appearing in 27 games with four starts as a freshman ... Averaged 3.9 points and 2.1 rebounds in 13.1 minutes ... Became the first Wave newcomer to reach double-digit scoring with a 15-point outburst at Saint Mary's (1/19) ... Scored a season-high 19 points on 7-of-15 shooting in the opening round of the West Coast Conference Tournament against San Francisco (3/6) ... Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds to go along with nine points and a season-high six assists against Loyola Marymount (2/21).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Brea Olinda High School in 2012 after earning four varsity letters under head coaches Kim Cram-Torres and Jeff Sink ... Enjoyed a strong senior campaign, averaging 14.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals per game en route to All-State, All-CIF and All-County first team honors ... Named Century League MVP as a senior and was a four-time all-league pick ... Helped the Wildcats to the 2009 league, CIF, state and national championships ... Played with five prep teammates currently playing Division I basketball ... Named an athletic scholar in 2012.
CLUB: Competed for FBC (2009) and CAL STORM, Team Taurasi (2010-11).
PERSONAL: Born in Panorama City ... Daughter of Keith and Denise Wallace ... Sister to Jonathan ... Cousin, Kirby Wilson, is the running backs coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers ... Chose Pepperdine "because the coaches consistently recruited me and when I came the girls were great. I just felt like I was at home."
FAVORITES: Derrick Rose (pro athlete); Chicago Bulls (pro team); Perfect, The Lost Child (books); Takers (movie); Tyler Perry's House of Pain (TV show); chicken, pasta and In and Out (foods); volleyball and football (sports other than basketball) ... Counts beating Mater Dei on its home court her biggest sports thrill ... Considers Michael Jordan to be her biggest sports hero ... Loves basketball because, "It is really a test. A test of who's tougher, stronger, more competitive, smarter." ... Enjoys movies, music, arcades, amusement parks and spending time with friends and family in her spare time.