Pepperdine Rumors & News

  • Drake Attends Pepperdine Basketball Game in Support of Friend

    Bleacher Report "As we all know by now, Drake is a basketball fanatic. He's been seen courtside at multiple NBA games and even joined the Kentucky Wildcats for an infamous pregame shootaround. Thursday night, it was Pepperdine University's turn. Waves head basketball coach Marty Wilson noted the rapper was..." January 08

  • Pepperdine coaches surprise walk-on Jake Johnson with scholarship

    CBS Sports "Jake Johnson has worked as hard as anyone on the Pepperdine roster since joining it a year-and-a-half ago as a walk-on. And for that, he's earned a reward. Coach Marty Wilson surprised Johnson, a senior, with a scholarship for the spring semester at practice this week. Check out the awesome..." December 18

  • Merrill native Jesperson transfers to UWGB

    Green Bay Press Gazette "David Jesperson will be returning to his home state to finish out his college basketball career. The Merrill native made a verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men's basketball team earlier this month after transferring from Pepperdine University following his sophomore..." July 15

  • All-WCC forward Stacy Davis out for Pepperdine with hand fracture

    CBS Sports "Pepperdine has slowly but steadily improved in its three years under head coach Marty Wilson -- and the Waves are hoping to push over the .500 mark this season. The key in that jump, though, is junior forward Stacy Davis -- and he suffered a fractured right hand last week during..." October 07

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Former Oregon guard A.J. Lapray transferring to Pepperdine

    College Basketball Talk "When high-scoring guard Joseph Young announced his decision to return to Oregon for his senior season, the Ducks found themselves one over the NCAA limit of 13 scholarships. That’s no longer an issue, as guard A.J. Lapray has decided to transfer to Pepperdine, getting Oregon back to the 13..." April 11

  • WCC tournament key to Bay Area teams' NCAA hopes

    San Jose Mercury News "USF, having posted its highest West Coast Conference victory total since 1977, can realistically aspire to its first NCAA tournament bid in 16 seasons when it treks to Las Vegas this week for the WCC tournament. For Santa Clara, the prospects are more daunting, and the wait has been two years..." March 04

  • Gonzaga wins its 22nd game of season, trounces Pepperdine

    Seattle Times "Gonzaga’s seven three-pointers in the opening 20 minutes freed up Przemek Karnowski to impose his will down low against Pepperdine after halftime. Karnowski made 8 of 10 shots and David Stockton missed just three of his nine attempts in Gonzaga’s 83-68 win over the Waves on Thursday..." February 14