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Posted on: Saturday, February 13, 2010

On this date: 1995 UConn first to have both men's and women's teams ranked No. 1


Associated Press

Feb. 13

1954 Furman's Frank Selvey scores 100 points in a 149-95 victory over Newberry. Selvey breaks the record of 73 points, set by Temple's Bill Mlkvy in 1951, with 41 field goals and 18 free throws.

1973 Frank Mahovlich of the Montreal Canadiens scores his 1,000th career point with an assist in a 7-6 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

1990 Bryan Trottier of the New York Islanders becomes the 15th player in NHL history to reach the 500-goal mark, scoring in the second period of a 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.

1994 Tommy Moe wins the men's downhill over local hero Kjetil Andre Aamodt at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Moe wins by 0.04 seconds. Norwegian speed skater Johann Olav Koss has a world record-setting gold medal performance in the 5,000 meters in 6 minutes, 34.96 seconds.

1995 Connecticut is voted No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 and joins the school's women's team at the top. It is the first time teams from one school are ranked No. 1 in the men's and women's college basketball polls.

1999 Steve Jaros rolls the 13th televised 300 game in PBA history en route to winning the Chattanooga Open.

2000 Fritz Strobl and Werner Franz finish with identical times of 1 minute, 20.72 seconds to win an icy and treacherous super-G in St. Anton, Austria, for the second tie in World Cup history.

2003 Teresa Phillips becomes the first woman to coach a men's Division I team, but her presence can't stop Tennessee State from losing for the 17th straight time, 71-56 at Austin Peay.

2006 Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin finish their careers in grand fashion, winning the Olympic gold medal in pairs figure skating and extending Russia's four-decade dominance of the event.