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WCC tournament: Pepperdine reaches semifinals

WCC tournament: Pepperdine reaches semifinals

Stacy Davis scored 19 points and Pepperdine rallied to defeat San Diego, 50-47, on Saturday in a West Coast Conference quarterfinal.

Monday, the Waves (18-12) play No. 7 Gonzaga, which defeated San Francisco, 81-72. It will be Pepperdine's first semifinal appearance since 2004.

Davis' layup with 2:05 left gave the Waves a 48-45 lead. Brandon Perry's dunk cut the margin to one with 45 seconds remaining. After Davis was thwarted on a drive, San Diego's Johnny Dee put up a floater that missed as did a putback by Vasa Pusica with two seconds left. Shawn Olden sank two free throws for the final score.

The Toreros (15-16) had a 24-18 lead at halftime with both teams shooting...