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2-4, 7th in WCC
UCLA rolls past Pepperdine (0:59)

It's time to pay attention to Pepperdine

Almost no one tracked the Waves last season, which is why you might've missed their sweep of BYU, split with St. Mary's and near upset of Gonzaga. Thursday's matchup against perennial Giant UCLA could be a tight one. Giant Killers: The early sleepers (Insider)

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Every team in the nation ranked

Nos. 86-90:

  • 86. UAB
  • 87. Mississippi State
  • 88. Pepperdine
  • 89. Central Michigan
  • 90. Evansville
Ranking every CBB team

Gonzaga has now won 29 straight games over Pepperdine. That's the longest active winning streak over a conference foe, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The last school to win that many consecutive games over a conference opponent was Kansas, which beat Kansas State 31 straight times from 1994 to 2005.


Wesley, Wiltjer lead Gongaza into WCC final

Byron Wesley scored 25 points and led a second-half run with teammate Kyle Wiltjer as top-seeded and seventh-ranked Gonzaga defeated Pepperdine 79-61 on Monday night to reach its 18th consecutive West Coast Conference tournament championship game.

Gonzaga earns trip to WCC title game

Byron Wesley scored 25 points to help No. 7 Gonzaga cruise in the second half to a 79-61 win over Pepperdine in the WCC semifinals.

Final: No. 7 Gonzaga 79, Pepperdine 61

Gonzaga had its troubles early, securing just a two-point halftime lead, but the Bulldogs cruised past Pepperdine to reach the WCC final for the 18th straight season behind Byron Wesley (25 points) and Kyle Wiltjer (17 points).


No. 7 Gonzaga taking over

The Bulldogs' two-point halftime lead has grown to 19 midway through the second half, as the Waves have been outscored 33-15. Byron Wesley leads all scorers with 23 points.


Bulldogs starting to slam Waves

Kyle Wiltjer's putback dunk with 11:07 left in the second half gives Gonzaga its largest lead of the game at 15 in the WCC title game.


Gonzaga turns up pressure on Pepperdine

Byron Wesley grabs the steal and finishes the fast break in style as the Bulldogs opened the second half with a 10-2 run vs. the Waves.

Team Stats

Points Per Game69.3Tied-270th
Rebounds Per Game39.3119th
Assists Per Game12.7Tied-225th
Points Allowed69.6Tied-124th