SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara women's basketball will face off against Pepperdine in the first round of the West Coast Conference Tournament Thurs., March 6 at 12 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. The Broncos are the No. 7 seed with a 6-12 mark in WCC play while Pepperdine is the 10th seed with a 1-17 record. The matchup will be broadcast live on BYUtv and TheW.tv and will be called by Spencer Linton and Kristen Kozlowski. The winner will advance to play second-seeded BYU Fri., March 7 at 2 p.m. with the same broadcast schedule.
In the first meeting of the season between the two teams in Malibu, Pepperdine came away with a 100-93 win in double overtime. Jo Paine set a career-high with 28 points and 14 rebounds. Zurauskyte scored 28 and grabbed a career-best 18 boards.