As the late games tip off, let me step in for a second and divert your attention to speed skating. Shani Davis, at the ISU world all-around speedskating championships, set a new world record in the mens 1500m. The previous record holder? A guy named Chad Hedrick.
You may remember their vicious speedskating beef from the Torino 2006 games. Even 50 Cent and Ja Rule were stepping in to tell them, "Hey, calm down, this is getting serious." Anyway, I suppose this gives Shani Davis the last laugh.
Anyway, in basketball, the late games are just underway, with Georgetown opening up a quick 8-point lead on Ohio State, and Texas leading N.C. State by 3 early in the going. 'Zona and 'Nova have yet to get underway.