BYU 86, Pepperdine 67

Key stretch: The Cougars were nursing a 55-47 lead with 12 minutes remaining in the game when they scored nine consecutive points.

Key stat: BYU out-shot Pepperdine, 56.9 percent to 31.4 percent.

Top performance: Lee Cummard scored a game-high 21 points.

Overall record: 9-2

Up next: vs. SUU, Dec. 21