Men's Basketball News -- 2017-18

  • Pirates find a way to ground Eagles in SoCal Regional playoff
    February 23, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- Just another ho-hum, snoozer inside the Peterson Gym on Friday night -- sarcastically speaking -- as the Orange Coast College men's basketball dug into its bag of tricks and pulled out another heart-stopping 84-81 win over visiting Mt. San Jacinto in the second round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs.
  • Pirates to host Mt. San Jacinto in playoff opener
    February 20, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College men's basketball team earned a No. 6 seed in this year's Southern California Regional playoff bracket and will host Mt. San Jacinto on Friday night, beginning at 7 p.m. inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates end regular season with impressive win at Riverside
    February 13, 2018
    RIVERSIDE -- In a gym that's NEVER easy to win at, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team pulled away from host Riverside City College and wrapped up the regular season with a 64-48 Orange Empire Conference win on Tuesday night.
  • Pirates capture conference crown with OT win over Fullerton
    February 09, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The old barn was rockin' and rollin' like it was 1979 all over again! For the first time in 40 years, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team has earned the title of conference champions, claiming the Orange Empire Conference crown on Friday night with an 83-74 overtime win against second-place Fullerton College before a packed and frenzied OCC-heavy crowd.
  • Pirates topple Gauchos in OT to remain atop OEC standings
    February 07, 2018
    MISSION VIEJO -- Even when there isn't much of a surprise as to where the offense comes from, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team still finds a way to win and on Wednesday night, the Pirates pulled out a 60-57 win over perennial powerhouse Saddleback on the Gauchos' home floor.
  • Davis' monster night propels Pirates past Hawks in OT
    February 02, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The never-say-die Orange Coast College men's basketball team kept its dream season rolling with a 96-91 overtime win over visiting Santiago Canyon on Friday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates continue incredible run with 62-60 win over Cypress
    January 31, 2018
    CYPRESS -- The magic of the Orange Coast College men's basketball team continued on Wednesday night as the Pirates pulled out a 62-60 Orange Empire Conference win at Cypress College.
  • Cardiac Coast returns the favor on Lasers with 73-70 win
    January 26, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- It's a story that's no longer a surprise, yet, one can't help but shake their heads at the results turned in by the Orange Coast College men's basketball team. With another full 40 minutes of blood, sweat and tears, the Pirates pulled out another nail-biter with a 73-70 win over visiting Irvine Valley College on Friday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates pull out another late win by edging Copper Mountain
    January 24, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- If the second half of Orange Empire Conference play goes anything like the first half, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team will continue to turn the heads of its opposition and the rest of California Community College basketball.
  • Pirates roll to 60-53 win over Gauchos
    January 12, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- For the first time in nine seasons, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team put up a "W" against regional power Saddleback College, rolling past the Gauchos, 60-53, on Friday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates ground Hawks with impressive 90-83 win
    January 10, 2018
    ORANGE -- A strong finish to the second half propelled the Orange Coast College men's basketball team to a solid 90-83 Orange Empire Conference win over host Santiago Canyon on Wednesday night.
  • Pirates top Chargers in double overtime, 84-82
    January 05, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- After a gut-wrenching loss two days ago, the Orange Coast College men's basketball team learned from the past and pulled out a hard-fought, 84-82, double-overtime win over visiting Cypress College on Friday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates suffer tough loss to Lasers in conference opener
    January 03, 2018
    IRVINE -- The Orange Coast College men's basketball team, winners of seven of eight heading into Wednesday's Orange Empire Conference opener with Irvine Valley, looked like the happy times would continue through the night. But, a late run by the Lasers spoiled the Pirates' party as IVC pulled out a 63-62 win.
  • Pirates edged by L.A. Southwest in tourney title game
    December 16, 2017
    LOS ANGELES -- The Orange Coast College men's basketball team came as close as possible to claiming a second straight tournament title, but came up a point short to host L.A. Southwest College, 88-87 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Pirates conquer Mt. SAC Tournament
    December 01, 2017
    WALNUT -- A frustrating five-game losing skid became a thing of the past for the Orange Coast College men's basketball team as the Pirates won all three games at the Mt. San Antonio College Mountie Classic on Dec. 1-3.
  • Pirates take 2-of-3 at season-opening tourney
    November 04, 2017
    VENTURA -- It was a solid start to the 2017-18 season for the Orange Coast College men's basketball team as the Pirates took 2-of-3 at last weekend's Ventura College Tournament.