SANTA ANA, Calif. - Santa Ana Men's Basketball fell short of a comeback against the Cypress Chargers (14-9, 6-5), dropping the game by a score of 70-59 in Orange Empire Conference action on Wednesday night.
After falling behind by as much as 18, the Dons battled back to cut the deficit to just six with 4:46 remaining on a couple free throws from Josh Danque.
Unfortunately, the SAC run was stopped when Cypress answered with a three-pointer on the next play, followed by a couple of empty possessions on the offensive end. The Dons stayed within striking distance but just could not turn the corner.
With the loss, the Dons move to 4-16, 1-9 on the season and are headed into the second half of OEC play. They'll host Golden West (5-15, 0-9) in another OEC contest on Friday, Feb. 11th at 5:00 p.m.