The Pepperdine Waves have been coming off three-point losses in their previous two video games and coach Lorenzo Romar had an uneasy feeling towards San Diego.
“Properly, right here we go once more fellas,” he remembers telling his staff. “Let’s finish this one.”
The Waves did simply that, giving Romar his four-hundredth profession coaching victory.
Sophomore guard Colbey Ross scored a career-excessive 27 factors and Kameron Edwards added a season-excessive 23 for the Waves, who dominated the last four minutes handy the Toreros their first residence loss this season, seventy six-71 Saturday.
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The Waves have been coming off three-level losses at residence towards San Francisco and at Santa Clara, games through which that they had the lead.
“We had been in these,” stated Romar, who’s within the first yr of his second stint with Pepperdine. “As I joked within the recreation with our guys, we’ve had loads of apply in these. We’ve simply acquired to lastly work out the final part, to win it, and the blokes did that tonight.”
Romar improved to four hundred-293 in 21 seasons as head coach at Pepperdine, Saint Louis and Washington.