Proving Laws of Probability, Caltech Snaps Losing Streak

Congratulations to the Caltech Beavers. Over the weekend, they won their first NCAA basketball game since 1996. Beating out Bard College of New York 81-52, Caltech ended a 207-game losing streak. The math-and-science whizzes of the California Institute of Technology know well the next set of numbers they need to crack: The Beavers haven't won a conference game in 245 tries over more than two decades.

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Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

Congratulations to the Caltech Beavers. They just won their first NCAA basketball game since 1996. Beating out Bard College, 81-52, Caltech ended a 207-game losing streak. The math-and-science whizzes of the California Institute of Technology would know well the next set of numbers they need to crack: The Beavers haven't won a conference game in 245 tries.

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