Bears Fall to Waves in Pepperdine Holiday Classic

Bears Fall to Waves in Pepperdine Holiday Classic

Jan. 2, 2002

MALIBU, CA -- The Brown women's basketball team dropped a 79-59 decision to the Pepperdine Waves in the first round of the Pepperdine Holiday Classic at Firestone Fieldhouse on Friday.

Junior Damaris Hinojosa led Pepperdine (6-4) to its sixth win of the season by scoring a game-high 21 points.

Senior Rada Pavichevich (Norwood Park, IL) scored 15 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out three assists to lead Brown. Sophomore Tanara Golston (Skokie, IL) added 12 for the Bears.

The Bears (3-7) jumped out to an early lead in the first half by shooting fifty percent from the field (12-24), but the Waves reeled off a 13-2 run over the last three minutes to take a 42-31 halftime advantage.

Pepperdine opened the second half with a 9-0 run to take control. The Bears pulled within 13 points at 59-46 with 7:30 remaining, but the Waves went on a 10-3 run down the stretch to seal the victory.