Orange Coast survived 33 turnovers to defeat San Diego Mesa, 71-66, in a nonconference men's basketball game Wednesday at Orange Coast College.
Trailing by one point with 2:11 left, Adrian Reyes made two free throws to put Orange Coast ahead by one. Draper Mitchell added a basket for Orange Coast 30 seconds later, followed by teammate Darnell Adamson's outside basket to put the game out of reach.
Matt Ambrose had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Orange Coast, which remains undefeated at 3-0. Archie Williams scored a game-high 29 points for San Diego Mesa (1-2).
In nonconference women's basketball:
Palomar 74, Rancho Santiago 60--Rancho Santiago struggled on the boards, allowing Palomar 64 rebounds to 45 for Rancho Santiago. Cari Remmel had 19 points and Karla Dominquez added 16 for winless Rancho Santiago (0-3).