What you missed while stockpiling beer and deli meats for the long days of basketball ahead ...
• NBA: This round goes to Artest — Kings stop Kobe, Lakers, for 13th straight home win.
• College Basketball: "Bunch mad ... Bunch smash!" John Bunch (7-foot-2, 320) leads Monmouth over Hampton in NCAA Tournament play-in game.
• NHL: Hurricanes set bucket-load of records in 5-3 win over Rangers.