Pepperdine pulls away late to beat Portland 66-59
Pepperdine (15-13, 8-6 West Coast Conference) trailed 50-49 with about five minutes left. Kessler Edwards scored eight points that included back-to-back 3-pointers, and Ross added seven points during the Waves‘ 17-9 closing run.
Ross made four 3-pointers, was 8 of 20 from the floor and 10-of-14 shooting from the free-throw line. Edwards finished with 10 points.
Pepperdine plays at San Francisco on Saturday. Portland hosts Loyola Marymount on Saturday.