Pepperdine vs UC Riverside Final: 69-66 - Recap
|Pepperdine vs UC Riverside Final: 69-66 - Recap|
Pepperdine earned a 69-66 victory over UC Riverside on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Stacy Davis at Student Center.
Pepperdine was a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Brendan Lane had 10 points for Pepperdine and Jeremy Major chipped in with 10 points. Jeremy Major had 4 assists for them, while Brendan Lane was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
UC Riverside got 15 points from Chris Harriel in a losing cause and another 13 points from Taylor Johns. Nick Gruninger contributed 4 assists for them, while Taylor Johns had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Pepperdine were victorious, as the score was 40-32 at the break.
Pepperdine won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-28.