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College basketball team breaks 26-year, 310-game losing streak

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Caltech coach Oliver Eslinger, center, celebrates with his players after the college basketball team broke a 310-game losing streak in the league by beating Occidental 46-45.

Caltech #4 Mike Paluchniak (Freshman, Guard), center left, celebrates with teammates and fans after the college basketball team broke a 310-game losing streak in the league by beating Occidental 46-45.

Caltech's no longer a loser.

The Division-III Beavers snapped a 310-game conference losing streak by beating Occidental in their season finale, 46-45. It was easily the longest such streak in college hoops.

Their last Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory before Tuesday was Jan. 23, 1985. That's right, 26 years. Continue reading.