Eisenhower vs. New London for state title tonight

Battle of the state's top two D2 girls basketball teams

March 24, 2012

When No. 2 ranked New Berlin Eisenhower (27-0) and No. 1 ranked New London (27-0) meet Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center in Madison, it will be the seventh time two unbeaten teams have met for the WIAA State Girls Basketball Championship.

This is the first time it has happened in a Division 2 title game.

The last time it happened came in a Division 3 title game in 2009 as Amherst (27-0) beat Cuba City (26-1), 41-37.

In 1999 in a Division 4 title battle, Barneveld (27-0) beat Potosi (26-1), 49-42.

Before that the schools were divided by letters. It happened three times among 'A' Division schools and one in a 'B' Division title game.

In 1994 Milwaukee Washington (25-0) beat La Crosse Central (25-1), 58-54, in 1990 Milwaukee Washington (26-0) beat Eau Claire Memorial (26-1), 57-42, and in 1981 Wauwatosa East (24-0) beat Watertown (24-1), 36-25.

In the B Division game in 1986 Durand (26-0) beat Waterford (25-1), 56-54 (OT).




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