MALIBU, Calif. -- Lorne Jackson scored 28 points to lead Pepperdine to a 72-62 victory over UC Irvine on Saturday night.
Daman Starring scored 25 points to lead UC Irvine (3-4). He connected on six of nine 3-point attempts.
UC Irvine fell despite having a 35-9 scoring advantage off the bench. Pepperdine had a 26-14 scoring edge in the paint.
Pepperdine was 26 of 36 from the free-throw line, while UC Irvine was 7 of 12.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite