|West Coast Tournament - Pepperdine vs Loyola Marymount Final: 68-65 - Recap|
Pepperdine got 20 points from Colbey Ross en route to a 68-65 victory over Loyola Marymount on Friday at Orleans Arena.
Bettors who backed Pepperdine were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.5 at sportsbooks.
Pepperdine got 16 points from Jade Smith and another 15 points from Kessler Edwards. Colbey Ross contributed 6 assists, while Victor Ohia Obioha cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Loyola Marymount got a 19-point performance from Mattias Markusson, who was supported by 11 points from James Batemon. Eli Scott had 3 assists in a losing cause for Loyola Marymount, while Mattias Markusson grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Loyola Marymount were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Pepperdine won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-25.