Pepperdine Defeats UC Riverside 62-40 - Recap

The battle between Pepperdine and UC Riverside didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UC Riverside was handed a 62-40 defeat on Wednesday at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Pepperdine won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites.

Pepperdine got 13 points from Jordan Baker and another 11 points from Lorne Jackson. Caleb Willis contributed 5 assists, while Jett Raines cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

UC Riverside got 8 points from Josh Fox in a losing cause and another 8 points from Chris Patton. Dayton Boddie contributed 4 assists for them, while Josh Fox had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Pepperdine were victorious, as the score was 25-19 at the break.

Pepperdine had a 38-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.