Fullerton College, coming off an upset win over Cerritos in double overtime, will go for its fifth win in six games tonight when the Hornets play struggling Orange Coast at 7:30 in Peterson Gym at Costa Mesa.
Fullerton (6-3 in conference and 12-10 overall) beat Cerritos Saturday, 78-69, to move into third place in the South Coast Conference. The Hornets are two games behind Cerritos and Mt. San Antonio, who are tied for first place with 8-1 records.
Orange Coast (4-5, 13-10) has lost four straight, including Saturday's 50-43 defeat against Cypress. The Pirates are led by forward Shaughn Ryan, who is averaging 17.7 points per game. Ryan fouled out with 11:32 remaining in the game Saturday, and Orange Coast went scoreless the next eight minutes.
In other South Coast games tonight:
Saddleback (4-5, 14-9) is at Cerritos (8-1, 17-4), Golden West (0-9, 7-15) is at Mt. San Antonio (8-1, 21-2) and Santa Ana (2-6, 9-12) is at Compton (3-6, 8-12).