Pepperdine opposite Jaylen Jasper led the No. 3 seed Pepperdine Waves to four-game victory over No. 2 seed USC in the MPSF Tournament semifinals on Thursday night in Pauley Pavilion with 24 kills on a .425 attack percentage. Jasper also had two of the Waves’ four aces on the night. Pepperdine plays No. 5 seed Stanford, Jasper’s old team, on Saturday night in the MPSF Tournament finals with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line. Check out Jasper’s postmatch interview with associate editor Jonathan Bates.