Schakel leads San Diego St. over Pepperdine 65-60

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Schakel scored 17 points and San Diego State edged Pepperdine 65-60 on Sunday.

The Aztecs overcome a 16-point deficit for just the fourth time in the last 25 seasons. Pepperdine led 34-20 at halftime and back-to-back 3-pointers by Kessler Edwards had the Waves on top 47-31 with 16:16 to play.

The Aztecs then scored six straight to kick start a 24-2 run to lead by four with 4 1/2 minutes to play.

Matt Mitchell had 13 points for San Diego State (4-0) and Joshua Tomaic added 10 points.

Edwards had 22 points for the Waves (2-2), Jade’ Smith added 12 and Kene Chukwuka 11. Pepperdine’s other loss was a triple OT game at UCLA..

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