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Beavers Win (in conference)!!!

Last night was my first time in a while that I wasn't out of town on the evening of a Caltech basketball game...and I came down with a cold. I was laid out last night and this morning, and fortunately I'm recovering now. But sadly it forced me to miss Caltech's first conference win since 1985. Quoth the Caltech Athletics page (full article here):
For the first time since Jan. 23, 1985 the Caltech men's basketball team posted a win in a conference game. On Tuesday evening the Beavers beat Occidental College 46-45 at the Braun Athletic Center.

It was the first SCIAC win for the Caltech program since they beat La Verne 48-47 - 26 years ago. Caltech had lost its previous 310 SCIAC games.

Congrats to the players and to Coach Eslinger on a job well done!

Fun fact: Caltech scored 46 points off of only 12 field goals. The key was committing only 5 turn-overs and hitting 19-25 from the free-throw line.

Comments

blissful_e said…
Yea, Beavers!! That free-throw line can make all the difference. Bet the coach will be looking to improve that 76% to more like 90%.

Hope you feel better soon!

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