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COLLEGES: PEPPERDINE PULLS OFF UPSET VS. SANTA CLARA IN OVERTIME.

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Chase Griffin scored a career-best 34 points, including eight in overtime, to lift Pepperdine to an 89-82 victory over Santa Clara on Monday at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Griffin, who scored three 3-pointers, shot 11 of 16 from the field for Pepperdine (8-22, 4-10 West Coast). Kingsley Costain had 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and Shane Griffin added 10 for the Waves.

John Bryant had a career-best 26 points and 13 rebounds for Santa Clara (20-9, 10-4).

Scott Dougherty scored 16 points, all in the second half, while Sean Denison and Danny Pariseau added 15 points apiece for the Broncos.

The Waves trailed, 75-72, when Willie Galick's 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining in regulation tied the score.

The Broncos followed with two failed shots as time expired and the game went into overtime.

WOMEN'S GOLF

With her best two rounds of the season, junior Dewi-Claire Schreefel helped guide the USC women's golf team to a third-place finish after two rounds of the 2007 Arizona Wildcat Invitational hosted by the Arizona National Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz..

Arizona State leads with a combined nine-over 577 and was followed by Duke (588) and the Trojans (590).

Pepperdine is fifth with a score of 597, and UCLA is 12th at 612.

Schreefel tied her season-low of the year with a 72 in the first round, then equaled that in the second round that featured four birdies. Schreefel's two-over 144 has her in a four-way tie for sixth that includes UCLA's Hannah Jue.

Misun Cho is in a three-way tie for 11th after shooting a five-over 147 for Pepperdine.

MEN'S GOLF

Cal State Northridge's Luis Kim fired a three-over 147 over the first two rounds and is in sixth place after two rounds at the Anteater Invitational at Big Canyon Country Club in Irvine.

Kim opened with a two over-par 73 in the morning round and came back with a second-round 73. He is six shots off the pace set by Domingo Jojola of San Francisco who carded a two-round three-under 141.

Host UC Irvine leads the 10-team field after the Anteaters posted a 36-hole score of 596 to lead the Arizona "B" team by four shots. CSUN is sixth.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Pepperdine freshman Teena Wickett was voted to the All-West Coast Conference first team as well as the 2007 All-Freshman team.

Wickett is averaging 9.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game.

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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Feb 27, 2007
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