Folks may or may not know, Williams men’s basketball is in the middle of the longest home winning streak in Division III history: 63 wins and counting. The streak has included two enormous post-season victories over Amherst. Williams faces two stern home tests this week: tomorrow night vs. Wheaton, a power from the Midwest, and next weekend vs. Amherst, who is undefeated and ranked above Williams this year. If the Ephs can manage two wins against those teams (no easy feat to be sure, as they will likely be an underdog at least in the Amherst game) the streak may extend for a long time. The Ephs have just finished perhaps the best two year stretch of any team in Williams athletic history: a national title, a second place finish, two NESCAC titles, two post-season wins over a top-five Amherst team (one of them in last year’s final four), a game against the Globetrotters, and a win on the road against a solid Division I squad, Holy Cross. This season’s team is not as strong as the last two years, but still features enough talent to make it to the postseason, led by Tucker Kain ’05.

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