n. pl. dy·nas·ties
1. A succession of rulers from the same family or line.
2. A family or group that maintains power for several generations
This page and the poll were inspired by the 11/20/09 article in the Wilkes Barre Times Leader by Dave Konopki entitled, "Are Dynasties in the eyes of the beholder?"
He cites: UCLA (1964-75) The Bruins won 10 national
men's basketball championships in 12 years.
|Other dynasties to be considered:
Ken Davis, Pottstown High School boys. 1980-1997. Thirteen of his 17 teams qualified for the state playoffs and seven advanced to the quarterfinals. Three others won their Eastern Finals, while two fell just short in the state finals against Perry (1991) and Blackhawk (1995). But his 1993 Trojans won it all, routing Valley, 85-66, for the PIAA-Class AAA state title. (Rosemarie Ross, The Phoenix).
John Hopkins, Wilkes Barre GAR boys. The 1980's. His Grenadiers won 11 consective WVC championships that included a 50 game win streak and a a 90 game home winning streak. GAR won 7 District 2 championships in the '80's (Dave Konopki, Times-Leader)
Passic, New Jersey High School (1919-25) won 159 straight games ( a national high school record).
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Championship Venue Dynasties? The Pennsylvania State Basketball
Title Game was held
--31 times in Hershey between the Giant Center and Hersheypark Arena.
--21 times at the Palestra in Philadelphia,
--15 years in Harrisburg at the Farm Show Arena. ; it was held ; it was held in State
--11 times at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh (now Mellon Arena).
--9 times at the old Armory in State College (the first 9 years of championship play)
It is at the Bryce Jordan Center again this year for it's third
appearance in a row.
The first boys game was held in 1920. The first girl's game was held in 1973
Find winning and losing streak records HERE.