Seattle 81, Pepperdine 70

Cervante Burrell scored 19 points, Aaron Broussard scored 17 and

Sterling Carter had 16 points to help Seattle beat Pepperdine 81-70

on Thursday night.

Burrell hit 8 of 8 free throws in the final 1:35 to hold off the

Waves as Seattle (9-14) won its third consecutive game and sixth of

its last eight.

Corbin Moore scored a career-high 20 points and Taylor Darby

also scored 20 to lead Pepperdine (8-18), which has lost five

straight and 13 of 14. Jordan Baker added 11 points – nine in the

first half.

Seattle took control of the game midway through the second half

when the Waves went scoreless for nearly 10 minutes.