Photos by Brett Bean New year, same result? Not quite. Pepperdine is slated for a fourth place finish in the West Coast Conference, according to the West Coast Conference coaches' poll conducted on Oct. 31. But this is only ten percent of the story. What about the rest of the conference? How many tournament bids will the WCC have this season? Will USD finish higher … [Read more...] about West Coast Conference: Same As It Ever Was?
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Photos by Brett Bean One of my favorite children's books is Margery Cuyler and David Catrow's "That's Good! That's Bad!" It's a clever story about a young boy's comedic, yet somewhat terrifying journey around a zoo. What makes this story memorable is how the narrator plays with the reader's perspective of what's actually good or bad: Several moments that appear to doom the … [Read more...] about Men’s Basketball Begins a New Chapter
Photo by Brett Bean “I go into every game thinking we’re going to win that game. If we don’t win that one, then we’re going to win the next one. That’s why we practice. That’s why we play.” Pepperdine Men’s Basketball Head Coach Marty Wilson said that despite losing valuable players to graduating and transferring, “I feel great.” Stacy Davis, Pepperdine's all-time … [Read more...] about Men’s Basketball Coach Marty Wilson Talks About The Upcoming Season
Photos by Milan Loiacono For this Pepperdine Women's Basketball season, the ball is in the freshmen's court. Of the 15 members on the team, 13 are underclassmen. Four of those underclassmen are freshmen: Lauren Craig, Hayley Duren, Barbara Sitanggan, and Becca Lazuka. "We needed to reload and this is great, and I think we have a really good foundation," Pepperdine's Women … [Read more...] about The Future Looks Bright for Women’s Basketball Freshmen
Photo by Milan Loiacono One look at the Women's Basketball roster tells a lot about the season to come. The 13-player squad contains six freshmen — two redshirt freshmen and four true freshmen — five sophomores, one junior and one senior. The team's youth is its biggest strength and its biggest weakness, Head Coach Ryan Weisenberg said. "It’s a start fresh, start new. … [Read more...] about Women’s Basketball Head Coach Ryan Weisenberg Optimistic About Season