The Brooklyn Nets selected Kessler Edwards No. 44 overall in the 2021 NBA Draft. Edwards made his NBA debut versus the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 16, 2021, where he became the first NBA player from Pepperdine since Alex Acker.
Men’s Basketball won their home opener Nov. 13 against Idaho State 65-60. The team looks to take advantage of a three game home stand in the early part of the season.
Senior Sports Administration major Ryan Williams describes his day-to-day routine as the men’s basketball head manager. Williams experienced the highs and lows of the team and made unforgettable memories along the way.
Fans filled Firestone Fieldhouse with life once again as Blue and Orange Madness returned to Malibu. The festivities included introductions, a three-point challenge and a dunk contest.
Pepperdine Men’s Basketball ended their season with a win March 24 in the CBI Championship versus Coastal Carolina. Kessler Edwards earned MVP of the tournament and Colbey Ross won his 53rd career game for Pepperdine.
After a win against Santa Clara, Pepperdine Men’s Basketball suffers a heartbreaking loss to BYU in the WCC Tournament Semifinal. Late-game heroics from Colbey Ross were not enough to get the Waves past the Cougars in overtime.
Pepperdine lost its third straight conference game in the high-intensity PCH Cup. Pepperdine falls to 11-11 on the season with one tune-up game remaining before the WCC Tournament.
After a late 12-0 run from the Saint Mary’s Gaels, Pepperdine escaped a home contest on Saturday to make it three straight victories. It is the second time in Lorenzo Romar’s tenure where they have won three consecutive conference games.
Pepperdine Men’s Basketball responds to the Thursday loss to BYU by beating them in Firestone Fieldhouse as a result of late game heroics from Colbey Ross and Kessler Edwards. The Waves hand the Cougars their fourth loss and jump to third in West Coast Conference standings.
Junior forward Kessler Edwards led all scorers with 37 points and Pepperdine Men’s Basketball annihilated Pacific 85-68 on Jan. 21. The Waves led by as many as 35 in a complete effort, their second consecutive home win.