1978:UConn defeated UMass 56-49 on Jan. 18 at the Civic Center, with a raging snowstorm outside. A few hours after the game, the building's roof collapsed under the weight of snow. 1978: South Catholic-Hartford, powered by John Pinone's 26 points, defeated Middletown 65-61 to end the Tigers' 80-game winning streak, at the time the longest in New England history, on Dec. 27.
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