Waves can’t keep up with Portland in loss

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! MALIBU – Jamie Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Sherrand Watson added 17points and seven rebounds as Portland snapped a six-game losing streak with a 87-76 win over Pepperdine on Monday night at Firestone Fieldhouse. Pepperdine’s Jarrad Henry set a school and West Coast Conference record with 11blocked shots. Henry also had ninepoints. Darren Cooper had 16points and 11 rebounds for Portland (7-18, 3-6). The Pilots took a 22-point lead when Watson sank a layup with 10:26 left. Portland ended the first half on a 7-0 run and kicked off the second with a 5-0 spurt. Pepperdine (6-19, 2-7) failed to scored during the last2:55 of the first half and trailed 36-30 at halftime. last_img read more