Waves Fall in Double-Overtime to Portland
Pepperdine (6-15, 1-7 WCC) led by as many as 14 points in the second half with 8:40 remaining, but the Pilots (14-9, 4-4 WCC) finished regulation on a 23-9 run to send the game into overtime.
The first overtime saw the Pilots lead throughout, until a three-pointer by Daphanie Kennedy’s (
The game was sent into overtime after the Pilots furious rally knotted the score at 65-65. The Waves had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation, but Kennedy’s running jumper narrowly spun off the rim, sending the game into the first overtime.
The Waves led 31-25 at the half after shooting 45.2% from the field compared to a 40.7% mark for the Pilots.The Waves cooled off in the second half, managing just a 34.4% mark compared to 43.8% for
Kennedy scored a game-high 26 points and notched six rebounds and four assists, Miranda Ayim (
Up next, the Waves host Gonzaga on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Firestone Fieldhouse.