Lane totaled 21 points and 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double this season. Davis had his second double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
Houston Baptist (3-9) had a 34-31 halftime advantage and led most of the second period. The Huskies were ahead 56-52 after Rob Lewis (14 points) hit a 3-point shot with 6:34 remaining in the game. Pepperdine (7-5) came back to tie and took the lead for good 63-62 when Atif Russell made a layup and a free throw at the 3:25 mark. Pepperdine then closed with a 13-2 run for the victory.
The Waves missed all seven 3-point attempts but outscored the Huskies 52-20 in the paint. Pepperdine also controlled the boards, pulling down 41 rebounds to 33 for Houston Baptist.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|