Revenge of the Nerds: Caltech Ends 26-Year, 310-Game Basketball Losing Streak
Caltech’s basketball team is just 5-20 this season, and last night’s 46-45 win over Occidental was their first conference win of the year. So why is Caltech celebrating? Well, in case you didn’t read the headline: This wasn’t just Caltech’s first conference win of this year, but its first since 1985.
26 years, 310 games – any way you decide to look at it, that is one epically long losing streak, and pretty much guaranteed that whenever, however it ended, 1 wild celebration would ensue (especially if it was a home game). Sure enough, here’s what went down after last night’s win: