CU women's basketball preview: Pepperdine

MATCHUP: Pepperdine Waves (3-0) at Colorado Buffaloes (5-0)

GAME TIME: Tuesday, 7 p.m. MT, at CU Events Center in Boulder

BROADCAST: Online — Cubuffs.com/watchwbb. Radio — KHOW 630 AM

COACHES: Colorado — JR Payne, 3rd season (37-32; 137-145 career). Pepperdine — DeLisha Milton-Jones, 2nd season (13-20).

KEY PLAYERS: Colorado — G Quinessa Caylao-Do, Jr., 12.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg; G/F Mya Hollingshed, So., 10.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg; F Annika Jank, So., 8.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg; G Kennedy Leonard, Sr., 17.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg; 6.6 apg, 3.0 spg; G Alexis Robinson, Sr., 9.2 ppg, 2.0 rpg; F Peanut Tuitele, Fr., 5.8 ppg, 7.0 rpg. Pepperdine — G Paige Fecske, Sr., 16.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.3 apg; F Yasmine Robinson-Bacoate, Sr., 23.3 ppg, 7.7 rpg; G Barbara Sitanggan, Jr., 10.7 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 5.3 apg.

NOTABLE: CU is seeking its fifth 6-0 start in the past eight seasons. ... The Buffs defeated Utah State, 78-68, on Sunday in Reno, Nev., to complete a two-game sweep in the Nevada Nugget Classic. ... CU is 3-0 all-time in the series with Pepperdine, with the last meeting being a 63-55 victory on Jan. 3, 2009. ... Milton-Jones was a two-time Olympic gold medalist, two-time WNBA champion and played in a WNBA-record 499 games.



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