The Associated Press Portland (6-7, 0-4) vs. Brigham Young (11-3, 2-1) Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Brigham Young looks for its 10th straight win in the head-to-head series over Portland. In its last nine wins against the Pilots, Brigham Young has won by an average of 22 points.
Kessler Edwards had 21 points as Pepperdine defeated Portland 80-65 on Saturday. Kene Chukwuka had 14 points and seven rebounds for Pepperdine (5-6, 1-1 West Coast Conference). Darryl Polk Jr. added six rebounds.
In its last five wins against the Pilots, Pepperdine has won by an average of 12 points. Portland's last win in the series came on Feb. 1, 2018, an 85-76 victory. STEPPING UP: Pepperdine's Colbey Ross has averaged 18 points and 7.2 assists while Kessler Edwards has put up 16.9 points and 5.7 rebounds.