Portland vs Pepperdine

Pepperdine 70, Portland 65


MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - Taylor Darby and Jordan Baker scored 17 points each as Pepperdine defeated Portland 70-65 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

The win moves the Waves (9-18, 3-12 West Coast) within a half-game of Portland (6-21, 3-11) for seventh place in the West Coast Conference as the two teams try to avoid the 8-9 seed play-in game for the conference tournament.

Joshua Lowery added 14 points for Pepperdine, and Corbin Moore had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Kevin Bailey had 18 points, Tanner Riley 16 and Dorian Cason 13 for the Pilots, who have lost four in a row and 10 of their last 11.

The Waves used an 11-0 run to take their largest lead of the game, 47-34, with 11 minutes to play. Portland cut the deficit to 58-55 with 3:20 remaining, but didn't score again until 35 seconds were left as Pepperdine built the lead back to 65-55.

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Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F301-75-76037
T. van der Mars, C211-40-06132
K. Bailey, G318-131-110418
T. Riley, G305-135-540116
D. Rodgers, G181-20-01002
D. Carr223-80-00326
D. Cason194-53-540313
T. Douglas110-20-00100
J. Bailey90-21-22221
N. Mitrovic90-20-01300
Totals 23-5815-2032101865
Pepperdine Waves
T. Darby, F365-107-1061217
C. Moore, C314-91-283310
J. Lowery, G345-104-522414
J. Baker, G325-125-651217
C. Willis, G323-70-09646
M. Ochenje101-20-04012
N. Skouen91-30-10002
H. Harold81-10-02002
R. Branning50-10-01000
R. Eaton30-00-00000
Totals 25-5517-2441131670
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St. Marys0-08-274
San Fran.0-05-3211
Santa Clara0-03-7343
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