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Irvine Valley 67, Orange Coast 60

Brad Buchignani had 16 points and Devaun Evans added 15 for the host Pirates in the Orange Empire Conference game Wednesday.

OCC led, 30-29, at halftime, but the Lasers gained the lead early in the second half and never lost it, though OCC pulled within 51-50 with 5:11 left.

IVC shot 50% for the game, while OCC finished at 32%. OCC had just nine turnovers and had six three-pointers, twice as many as the Lasers.

OCC fell to 7-17, 1-6 in conference.

IVC is now 21-3, 6-2.

OCC visits Cypress on Friday at 7:30 p.m.