Two teams in desperate need of a win will tip-off at 3 PM Pacific this afternoon in Malibu. Loyola Marymount has been in free-fall and have just a 3-7 mark in West Coast Conference play. The Pepperdine Waves have dropped two straight and are looking to get over .500 in the conference.
Loyola Marymount's Anthony Ireland is now second in the WCC in scoring and assists with 18.6 points and 5.6 assists. The senior guard is also averaging 4 rebounds per contest. His freshman runningmate Evan Payne is also having an impressive season with 14.6 points per game.
Pepperdine is coming off of losses to St. Mary's and Pacific, and the Waves currently stand 5-5 in the conference. Stacy Davis is averaging 14.7 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, while Brendan Lane is averaging 13.9 points and 7.5 boards a night.
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