The Pepperdine Waves look to snap a three-game losing streak on Thursday night while simultaneously continuing their home mastery of the Loyola Marymount Lions, as the two schools meet in a PCH Cup game at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu. Pepperdine has won 13 straight home games against LMU. Here are the relevant details of Thursday's West Coast Conference showdown:
Records: Loyola Marymount (9-7, 2-1 in WCC play); Pepperdine (7-8, 1-3)
Location: Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu
Time: 7 p.m.
TV: ESPNU and ESPN3.com, with Mark Neely and Miles Simon on the call
Series History: Pepperdine leads the all-time series with LMU 91-63, and has won 24 of their last 29 meetings overall, including the last 13 in Malibu.
Streaking: The Waves are coming off three straight subpar offensive games, scoring 45, 45, and 43 points in losses to WCC foes Saint Mary's, Gonzaga, and Portland, all losses. Loyola Marymount, meanwhile, is 2-0 on the road in West Coast Conference play so far this season, and 4-2 on the road overall.
Leading Scorers: Drew Viney, LMU (15.5 points per game in just six games); Taylor Darby, Pepperdine (11.7 ppg)