The Pepperdine Waves look to snap their four-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, but will have to do so with a tough West Coast Conference road battle against the BYU Cougars. Here are the relevant details of Saturday's game.
Records: Pepperdine (8-16, 2-11 in WCC play); BYU (20-6, 8-3)
Location: Marriott Center in Provo, Utah
Time: 3 p.m. PST
TV: Fox Sports West and BYUtv, with Dave McCann and Steve Cleveland on the call
Streaming: Audio of the game, called by longtime Waves play-by-play man Al Epstein, can be heard at PepperdineSports.com
Home vs. Road: Pepperdine is 3-8 in road games this season, while BYU is 11-3 at home.
Leading Scorers: Pepperdine's Taylor Darby (11.7 points per game) was just named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America District first team; BYU's Noah Hartsock (17.6) scored 20 points in the Cougars' win at Pepperdine on January 21.
Series History: BYU leads the all-time series against Pepperdine 5-4, including winning 77-64 in Malibu on January 21 in their first ever West Coast Conference meeting. Forward Brandon Davies scored 29 points, had six rebounds, and made 15 of 18 free throws for BYU in the win. The Cougars have won the last four meetings between the two schools. Pepperdine is 1-3 in Provo, with their last win coming in December 1985.
Double-Double Man: Pepperdine senior center Corbin Moore has three double-doubles in his last four games, and seven on the season. Moore is second in the conference in rebounding, averaging 8.7 boards per game.