Team preview: Pepperdine

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 6:25 PM ET
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After 22 wins and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament his first season, Paul Westphal's second year at Pepperdine was supposed to be a continuation of the three previous 20-win seasons in Malibu.

But the one thing he couldn't control-injuries-interrupted that streak, sending the Waves to a 15-13 season.