Scores

Final

Pepperdine 85

(13-10, 3-5 WCC)

San Francisco 68

(13-8, 4-4 WCC)

    10:00 PM ET, February 3, 2005

    War Memorial Gymnasium, San Francisco, California

    1 2 T
    PEPP 38 4785
    SF 35 3368

    Top Performers

    Pepperdine: Y. Diawara 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    San Francisco: J. Cox 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Pepperdine 85, San Francisco 68

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yakhouba Diawara had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help Pepperdine snap a five-game losing streak with an 85-68 victory at San Francisco on Thursday night.

    Alex Acker added 16 points, Glen McGowan had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Kingsley Costain scored 13 as Pepperdine (13-10, 3-5 West Coast Conference) won for the first time since beating the Dons 64-57 at home Jan. 9.

    John Cox scored 24 points for San Francisco (13-8, 4-4), which lost for the first time in 11 games at Memorial Gym this season.

    The Waves started the second half with a 12-2 run to take a 13 point lead with 14:45 remaining including two 3-pointers by Kingsley Costain.

    San Francisco committed costly turnovers as Pepperdine increased its lead with an assortment of 3-pointers and dunks.

    The Dons were outhustled in the paint and outrebounded. The best that San Francisco could do was manage a 7-0 run in the second half to cut the deficit to nine points.

    The Waves quickly responded on a 12-0 run taking a 21-point lead with less than seven minutes to go.

    San Francisco used an 8-0 run to take a 12-4 lead. Pepperdine answered with a 17-7 run to lead 21-19 with 8:52 to play in the first half. The game was close for the remainder of the half. The Waves scored the final five points of the half to take a 38-35 score into the locker room.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PEPP
    SF
    Points 85 68
    FG Made-Attempted 33-64 (.516) 26-61 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 11-30 (.367)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-23 (.609) 5-7 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 8

    2004-05 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 9, 2005 @PEPP 64, SF 57Recap
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