Scores

Final

CS Northridge 72

(5-4, 1-4 away)

Pepperdine 87

(4-7, 3-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 28, 2005

    Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, California

    1 2 T
    CSN 39 3372
    PEPP 44 4387

    Top Performers

    Cal State Northridge: T. Shewmake 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 4 Blk

    Pepperdine: T. Forehan-Kelly 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Pepperdine 87, CS Northridge 72

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Gerrity scored 20 points and Tashaan Forehan-Kelly had 17 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday as Pepperdine beat Cal State Northridge 87-72.

    Jarrad Henry added 13 points for the Waves as the team won back-to-back games for the first time this season.

    Pepperdine (4-7) had a double-digit lead for most of the second half, getting a boost from 9-of-16 shooting from beyond the 3-point line.

    The Waves built their biggest advantage, a 16-point lead, when Forehan-Kelly sank two free throws with 1:44 remaining.

    Thomas Shewmake had a career-high 22 points, Calvin Chitwood scored 17 and Mike Efevberha added 16 for Cal State Northridge.

    The Matadors (5-4) hit 23 of 31 free throws but connected on only five 3-pointers on 21 attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CSN
    PEPP
    Points 72 87
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 31-57 (.544)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-22 (.227) 9-15 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 16-29 (.552)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

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