Scores

Final

UC Riverside 40

(2-7, 0-3 away)

Pepperdine 62

(5-3, 3-0 home)

10:00 PM ET, December 5, 2012

Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, California

1 2 T
UCRV 19 2140
PEPP 25 3762

Top Performers

UC Riverside: J. Fox 8 Pts, 9 Reb

Pepperdine: J. Baker 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Pepperdine 62, UC Riverside 40

Associated Press

MALIBU, Calif. -- Three players scored in double figures for Pepperdine, led by Jordan Baker who scored 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting including three 3-pointers and the Waves went on to defeat UC Riverside 62-40 on Wednesday night.

Lorne Jackson and Nikolas Skouen each had 11 points for Pepperdine (5-3), which shot 45.5 percent from the field, hitting 25 of 55 shots including eight 3-pointers. The Waves held UC Riverside (2-7) to just 28.6 percent from the floor, a season low for a Pepperdine opponent.

The Waves trailed 19-14 with 6:02 to play in the first half, then went on an 11-0 run to take a 25-19 lead at halftime. Pepperdine managed an 8-0 run in the first 1:37 of the second half capped by Jackson's lay-in and never looked back.

Josh Fox had eight points and nine rebounds for the Highlanders, which didn't have a single player in double figures scoring.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UCRV
PEPP
Points 40 62
FG Made-Attempted 16-56 (.286) 25-55 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 8-22 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 2-5 (.400) 4-9 (.444)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 22

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