UC Santa Barbara (3-2) at Pepperdine (2-2), 6 p.m., Fox Sports Net 2, KPLS (830), KEYT (1250) -- Pepperdine completes a four-game stretch against Big West teams, having defeated Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State this week after losing to UC Irvine. The Waves, struggling in the low post because of a personnel shortage, have been outrebounded in every game. Forward Jimmy Miggins averages 16 points. Branduinn Fullove (17.8 points per game) leads Santa Barbara, which beat USC, 69-53, Tuesday, its third win in a row.
Cal State Fullerton (1-3) at Loyola Marymount (3-3), 7 p.m., KXLU-FM (88.9) -- Loyola, outrebounded in each of its losses, could have problems matching up with 6-foot-10 Fullerton center Pape Sow, who is averaging 13.2 points and 8.8 rebounds. Seven-foot Adam Parada scorched the Lions for 28 points Wednesday in UC Irvine's 81-66 victory. Fullerton is shooting 20.6% (14 of 68) from three-point range. Titan guard Ralphy Holmes averages 19 points. Freshman guard Brandon Worthy leads Loyola with a 12-point average coming off the bench.