The Pepperdine Waves look to snap a two-game losing streak on Saturday night as they battle the Portland Pilots at the Chiles Center in Portland. It is one of the few Pepperdine televised locally, as it will be on Fox Sports West. Here are the relevant details of this West Coast Conference matchup:
Records: Pepperdine (7-7, 1-2); Portland (4-11, 1-1)
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Chiles Center in Portland, Oregon
TV: Fox Sports West, with Scott Lynn and Bob Weiss calling the action
Series History: Pepperdine leads the all-time series with Portland, but had lost six straight to the Pilots before a 66-64 win last season in Malibu. Pepperdine has lost their last three trips to Portland.
45: Pepperdine has suffered consecutive losses to the top two teams in the WCC by nearly identical scores. The Waves lost at home to Saint Mary's last Saturday 74-45 and lost at No. 25 Gonzaga on Thursday 73-45.
Leading Rebounders: Corbin Moore, Pepperdine (8.4 rebounds per game); Nicholas, Portland (7.8 rpg)
Streaks: Pepperdine, lost two; Portland, won one (their 84-74 win over Santa Clara on Thursday snapped a seven-game skid for the Pilots)