Pepperdine Vs. Santa Clara: Taylor Darby Leads Waves To 63-57 Win

Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - Taylor Darby tallied a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Pepperdine Waves defeated the Santa Clara Broncos 63-57 in a West Coast Conference tilt at the Leavey Center.

Caleb Willis scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Pepperdine (10-18, 4-12 WCC), which has won back-to-back games. Ramon Eaton added 10 points and Corbin Moore ripped down 10 boards for the Waves.

The loss for Santa Clara (8-20, 0-16) extends its school record losing streak to 16 games. Raymond Cowels III scored 15 points for the Broncos while Evan Roquemore added 12 points and Niyi Harrison put up 11 points and nine rebounds.

Santa Clara spend most of the first half with the lead and it took a 26-25 advantage into halftime.

Pepperdine came out for the second half on fire, ripping off a 17-4 run to take a 42-30 lead with 11:23 left in the game. The Broncos would climb back to make it a five point game with 20 seconds remaining but they would get no closer.

The Waves shot 42.6 percent from the field in the game outrebounded the Broncos 48-33.

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