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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.


Players who have appeared


Players who have gone on to compete at any pro level


Head coaches employed


Losses by five or fewer points


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