March 1974—In Foster's last game as coach at Utah, the Utes lose the NIT championship game 87-81 to... Purdue.
March 1980—In Foster's last game as coach at Duke, the Blue Devils miss a trip to the Final Four by losing 68-60 in the Mideast Regional final to... Purdue.
December 1982—Foster has a heart attack after his South Carolina team defeats... Purdue.
March 1991—Northwestern finishes 0-18 in the Big Ten, losing its last game to (let's all say it together)... Purdue.
The women's team at Mitchell College, a junior college in New London, Conn., has won 163 straight regular-season games, a streak that started in February 1987. Mitchell is the top-ranked women's juco team in the nation.... After Oklahoma lost at Kansas State on Feb. 3, Sooner coach Billy Tubbs predicted his team would "beat the hell out of them in Norman.... You can mark that down." We did. The Wildcats defeated the Sooners in Norman on Feb. 23. Tubbs's reaction after the 67-63 defeat: "I'm burned out on that topic, so let's bury it."