It’s March and the madness of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championship tournaments is well underway. The Graphic staff makes their picks for each tournament’s Final Four.
Host Gabrielle Salgado talks with sophomore Isabel Montoya about the importance of family and a support system in athletics, especially for mental health.
Women’s Basketball failed to keep up with an energetic Santa Clara offense in their 63-54 loss to the Broncos at Firestone Fieldhouse on Feb. 17. The Waves, now 8-14, will close out their regular season with three road games, starting on Feb. 24 at Gonzaga.
Pepperdine Women’s Basketball (6-9) came out with a 70-65 overtime win against Saint Mary’s (9-10) on Jan. 31, in Malibu. Redshirt junior forward Becky Obinma scored a career-high 19 points.
Women’s Basketball fell short to Gonzaga after winning their first conference game versus Loyola Marymount on Jan. 25. The Waves will continue their home-stand versus Saint Mary’s on Jan. 31.
Pepperdine Women’s Basketball beat CSU Los Angeles in their exhibition game. The team hopes to flip the script after a disappointing season last year.
Pepperdine drew up a beautiful inbounds play with six seconds left to take the lead for good and stave off a comeback from PCH Cup rival Loyola Marymount. It was the first win for the Waves in 13 West Coast Conference games.
The SportsWaves crew enlists the help of Pepperdine basketball stars to preview the men’s and women’s seasons, play games, and more. Kessler Edwards, Malia Bambrick, and Colbey Ross join the show.
First-year student-athletes from New Mexico, Georgia and Alaska converge on Malibu to join their new teams. Meet Isabel Montoya, Kendyl Carson and Skylar Davis in the fifth edition of Baby Waves.
Pepperdine Women’s Basketball player Jayda Ruffus-Milner joins the show to talk about how racial and social justice have intersected with sports.