MALIBU, Calif. -- Devin Gibson scored 24 points, including a clutch jumper to beat the shot clock in the closing seconds, and UTSA defeated Pepperdine 86-81 Saturday night.
Gibson's basket with 21 seconds left gave the Roadrunners (5-2) an 84-81 lead and they held on after Lorne Jackson missed a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left.
Keion Bell led the Waves (3-6) with 31 points and Jackson added a career-high 22.
UTSA knocked down 10 3-pointers in the first half and took a 51-37 advantage at halftime after leading by 16. The Waves chipped away at the lead and got as close as one point in the final minute.
UTSA finished with a season-high 11 3s.