Pepperdine takes home win streak into matchup with Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-6) at Pepperdine Waves (4-2)

Malibu, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Pepperdine will try to keep its four-game home win streak alive when the Waves take on Northern Arizona.

The Waves have gone 4-0 at home. Pepperdine is fifth in college basketball with 29.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Jevon Porter averaging 6.2.

The Lumberjacks are 0-4 on the road. Northern Arizona ranks sixth in the Big Sky allowing 71.1 points while holding opponents to 44.0% shooting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Maxwell Lewis is scoring 16.0 points per game and averaging 5.8 rebounds for the Waves. Houston Mallette is averaging 14.7 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 41.7% for Pepperdine.

Jalen Cole is scoring 13.8 points per game and averaging 4.1 rebounds for the Lumberjacks. Nik Mains is averaging 9.2 points and 4.6 rebounds for Northern Arizona.

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