Matthew Knight had a career-high 30 points on 13-of-21 shooting and host Loyola Marymount beat San Diego State, 72-68, on Saturday night.
Knight, who had nine rebounds, was four for four from the foul line, and scored 10 of Loyola's first 16 points.
Marcus Slaughter scored 21 points with nine rebounds to lead the Aztecs.
After eight lead changes, Loyola Marymount took the final advantage after a late 8-0 run.
San Diego State came within three points with 1:01 remaining, but then Knight made a layup with 28.9 seconds left, making the score 68-63.
San Diego State went on a 7-0 run and took a 51-48 lead with 9:46 left.
The Lions (6-2) have won four of their last five games; the Aztecs (4-5) have lost four straight.
Bradley 76, Pepperdine 58 -- Glen McGowan scored 18 points and Alex Acker added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Waves (7-3) in a nonconference loss before a crowd of 10,021 at Peoria, Ill.