Pepperdine (6-6, 2-1) vs. Brigham Young (12-3, 3-1)
Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Brigham Young looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Pepperdine. In its last five wins against the Waves, Brigham Young has won by an average of 16 points. Pepperdine’s last win in the series came on Feb. 9, 2017, a 99-83 victory.
SAVVY VETERANS: Both of these teams have leaned heavily on their seniors this year. Alex Barcello, Matt Haarms and Brandon Averette have combined to account for 47 percent of Brigham Young’s scoring this season. For Pepperdine, Colbey Ross, Kene Chukwuka and Jade’ Smith have collectively scored 40 percent of the team’s points this year, including 46 percent of all Waves points over their last five.