Raines' 21 leads Pepperdine past San Jose St 63-44
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jett Raines scored a career-high 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Pepperdine past San Jose State 63-44 on Wednesday night.
Stacy Davis added 13 points and five assists while Jeremy Major scored 10 and added three steals for Pepperdine (3-0), which turned 20 San Jose State turnovers into 25 points.
Frank Rogers hit a 3-pointer, cutting San Jose State's deficit to 4, 35-31, with 17 minutes to play.
Pepperdine answered with a 20-3 run, opening up a 21-point lead as San Jose State went 9:45 without a field goal.
The Spartans, which trailed by just four points at halftime, fell apart in the second half, making just 5 of 21 (23.8 percent) field goals and committing 11 turnovers.
Rogers led San Jose State with nine points and 11 rebounds.