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Second Half Surge Powers Dons Past Waves

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Back in business with a comeback win, the University of San Francisco men's basketball team (16-12, 5-8 WCC) used a second half surge to power past Pepperdine (9-18, 2-11 WCC), 88-80, on Saturday night at War Memorial at the Sobrato Center.


  • Matching each other stride for stride to open the contest, the Dons and Waves were knotted at 12 through the first eight minutes of play.
  • In the minutes to follow, USF pulled ahead on the strength of two free throws from Ndewedo Newbury, which gave the green and gold a 21-19 lead at the 7:44 mark.