MALIBU, Calif. -- Lamond Murray Jr. had 16 points with eight rebounds and Stacy Davis added 14 points as Pepperdine defeated Portland 76-65 Saturday night.
Pepperdine trailed 18-10 early, but pulled within four at the break. The Waves used a 15-4 run fueled by 3-pointers from Brooks and Nikolas Skouen to make the score to 56-44 midway through the second half.
Portland fought back to cut the deficit to five after a Bryce Pressley 3-pointer, but Pepperdine countered as a Davis jumper and two free throws by Major pushed the lead back to 10 with 4:18 left.
Chad Ford and Jeff Goodman offer their opinions on the surprises they're expecting at the NBA draft, with Ford believing there will be a lot of trade activity while Goodman thinks people will be surprised by potential draft spot of Marquese Chriss.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he doesn't "have time to figure out what" Kentucky coach John Calipari meant in recent comments that appeared to be a jab at the Cardinals' program.
NC State lands guard Markell Johnson, who has reclassified into the class of 2016 after being ranked No. 48 in the ESPN 100 in the class of 2017.