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Brian Hendrickson
March 07, 2011
Feting the end of an epic geek streak
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March 07, 2011

New Math

Feting the end of an epic geek streak

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On Feb. 22, D-III Caltech upended Occidental 46--45, snapping an NCAA-record 310-game conference losing streak that had spanned seven U.S. presidential terms. Over 26 years Caltech highlights have been rare on the court but frequent off it: Beavers ballers—many of whom have gone on to earn Ph.D.'s in biochemistry, physics and economics—have been known to play games after pulling all-nighters to finish 13-hour midterms. In honor of those number crunchers, here's a data-heavy look at the ups and (mostly) downs of Caltech's streak.

200

Players who have appeared

0

Players who have gone on to compete at any pro level

4

Head coaches employed

10

Losses by five or fewer points

60

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