LAS VEGAS --
Kameron Edwards had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Pepperdine never trailed in its 84-73 win over Santa Clara on Friday night in the second round of the West Coast Conference tournament.
The No. 6 seed Waves made 11 of their first 16 shots to a take a 20-point lead when Edwards hit a 3-pointer with 10:45 left in the first half. Santa Clara started the game 2-of-12 shooting and shot just 28% (8 of 29) from the field in the first half.
The seventh-seeded Broncos trimmed their deficit to eights points in the closing seconds but got no closer.
Pepperdine plays third-seeded Saint Mary's in the quarterfinals Saturday.
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