San Diego 65, Pepperdine 48

BY foxsports • February 28, 2010

Roberto Mafra scored 13 points as San Diego beat Pepperdine 65-48 on Saturday night, handing the Waves their 11th straight loss.

San Diego (10-20, 3-11 West Coast) snapped its six-game losing streak and won for just the second time in 13 games. The Toreros shot 61.9 percent in the second half to pull away after holding a 28-25 halftime lead.

Brandon Johnson scored 11 points and Chris Lewis added 10 for San Diego, which finished the regular season with its worst conference record since going 1-13 in 2003-04.

Lorne Jackson scored 15 points to lead Pepperdine (7-23, 3-11), which has lost its last four games by an average of nearly 21 points.

The loss clinched the eighth and last seed in the upcoming WCC Tournament for the Waves. If Pepperdine wins its first game, the Waves would face No. 18 Gonzaga in the semifinals.


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