San Francisco 78, Pepperdine 63

Michael Williams scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half

to lead San Francisco to a 78-63 win over Pepperdine on


Perris Blackwell added 15 points and Cole Dickerson had 12 for

the Dons (12-8, 2-4 West Coast), which got its second straight

conference win.

Pepperdine’s Jordan Baker scored a game-high 26 points but

couldn’t prevent the fifth straight loss for the Waves (7-10, 1-5).

Pepperdine’s last victory was at home against San Francisco on Dec.


With the San Francisco 49ers’ playoff game taking place nearby,

a sparse crowd was on hand at War Memorial Gym.

Following a 3-pointer by Dickerson, San Francisco held a 32-26

lead at the half. The Dons used a 10-2 run after the break to

extend their lead to 10 points with 7:55 remaining, and their

15-point margin of victory matched their largest lead.