FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
Nuggets guard Chauncey Billups (right), 33, is scoring 20.2 points per game—a high for his 13-year career. (No one has peaked later than Year 11.) Meanwhile, Jason Kidd, 36, has found a sixth gear. Last Friday the Mavs' guard got his 104th career triple double and mixed it up with Hawks coach Mike Woodson.
Hello, ladies.... Two more reasons to embrace the actor in the madcap Old Spice ad that spiced up Olympic breaks: He had two stints on the Seahawks' practice squad, and he honed his TV voice in a message to onetime Arizona State teammate Jake Plummer.
As in, the color sported by the three big winners on Saturday, the most important night of college basketball so far. Then No. 4 Syracuse rolled No. 7 Villanova, unranked Oklahoma State stunned No. 1 Kansas, and No. 19 Tennessee upset No. 2 Kentucky.
The NCAA has done a Hulu for hoops fans with vault.ncaa.com, compartmentalizing every Sweet 16- and-upward matchup from the past 10 men's tournaments, sorting by teams, years, and breakdowns of standout shots, blocks and finishes.