MALIBU, Calif. -- Jaleel Williams scored a career-high 22 points and Devante Wilson added 20 as San Jose State gave first-year head coach Dave Wojcik his first victory with an 83-77 win over Pepperdine Wednesday night.
Wilson hit six 3-pointers in the second half with four coming during a 20-8 run that gave the Spartans the lead at 13:12. They went ahead for good when Rashad Muhammad drove for a bucket and followed with a 3-pointer for a 78-75 advantage with 1:56 remaining. Stacy Davis' dunk made it a one-point game, but Williams made a 3-pointer and the Spartans added two free throws while Pepperdine didn't score again.
The Spartans (1-4) made 10 of 15 of their second-half 3-point attempts while the Waves (3-1) went 0 for 11 after making five in the first half. SJSU shot 51.9 percent from long range.
Brendan Lane scored a career-high 23 and Davis 20 for Pepperdine.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.