Byu 28 46 74
Pepperdine 40 40 80
Date of game: 12/30/2013

Recap: Pepperdine vs. BYU

Malibu, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind a career-high 24 points from Malcolm Brooks, the Pepperdine Waves took down the BYU Cougars, 80-74, in a West Coast Conference showdown at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Brooks shot 8-of-12 from the field for Pepperdine (9-5, 2-0 WCC), including 6- of-9 from beyond the arc. Jeremy Major scored 13 points, while Stacy Davis tallied a double-double of 12 points and 14 rebounds. Amadi Udenyi and Brendan Lane scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, as the Waves won their third straight game.

For BYU (8-7, 0-2), Tyler Haws poured in 20 points and Kyle Collinsworth stuffed the stat sheet with 11 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, five steals and two blocks. Skyler Halford also netted 11 points, while Eric Mika chipped in 10.

Pepperdine opened up a comfortable 40-28 lead at intermission after shooting 45.2 percent from the field in the first half, including 6-of-11 from 3-point range. BYU, meanwhile, shot just 37.5 percent and went without a long-range bucket.

The Waves led by 13 with under nine minutes to go, but the Cougars came storming back with a 10-0 run to make their deficit just three, 65-62, with 6:16 left on a Nate Austin basket. BYU would get no closer, however, as Pepperdine shot 5-of-6 from the free-throw line over the final 43 seconds to seal its fate.

Pepperdine had a commanding advantage from 3-point range, shooting 13-of-24 from long distance compared to just 1-of-11 for BYU.

Game Notes

Marshall - The class of Conference USA

Conference USA has added two new teams this season (Old Dominion and Western Ky) and lost three (Tulsa, East Carolina and Tulane) but it is really a one team league. And that team is Marshall.

Panthers' Wharton to announce retirement

Offensive lineman Travelle Wharton will announce his retirement in a press conference at Carolina Panthers training camp on Tuesday.

Royals acquire Kratz, Hendriks from Blue Jays for Valencia

The Kansas City Royals have acquired catcher Erik Kratz and pitcher Liam Hendriks from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Danny Valencia.

Judge rules against Donald Sterling

Judge Michael Levanas ruled against Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to prevent the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.