Recap: San Francisco vs. Pepperdine
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kruize Pinkins recorded a double- double with 19 points and 11 rebounds to propel the San Francisco Dons to a 76-66 victory over the Pepperdine Waves in a West Coast Conference tilt at War Memorial Gymnasium.
Mark Tollefsen added 16 points and six boards for the Dons (10-6, 3-1 WCC) as they picked up their second win in a row. Tim Derksen contributed 15 points and Avry Holmes chimed in with 10 points to go along with four assists.
Pepperdine (10-6, 3-1) was led by Brendan Lane, who tallied 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocks. Jeremy Major scored 12 points for the Waves as they suffered their first loss in league action of the 2013-14 campaign.
Pepperdine overcame 12 turnovers and a 1-of-5 clip from behind the 3-point line over the opening 20 minutes of action to take a 27-19 lead into halftime. The Dons were limited to just 25 percent shooting from the floor in the first period.
San Francisco heated up to knock down 51.3 percent of its field goal tries including 6-of-11 from beyond the arc after the break. The hosts also sank 11- of-13 tries at the free-throw line to battle back and go in front by a double- digit margin. The Waves attempted seven less shots from the floor and turned the ball over 11 times in the second stanza.
The Dons outscored Pepperdine, 38-24, in the paint and also, 17-10, in points off of turnovers.Game Notes