Stacy Davis had his third double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Pepperdine overcame a 12-point deficit early in the second half for a 54-47 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
The key sequence for the Waves (9-6, 1-1 West Coast) was a 12-0 run that enabled them to tie the game at 39 with slightly less than 9 minutes left in the game. Freshman walk-on guard Austin Mills led the charge by scoring the first seven of those points.
Jordan Baker had 10 points and nine rebounds for Pepperdine.
Oskars Reinfelds led Portland (7-10, 0-2) with 11 points, and Derrick Rodgers scored 10.
Portland had a 43-38 rebounding advantage.