Memphis's multitalented 6'9" freshman, was C-USA tournament MVP, averaging
18.0 points and 6.7 rebounds in three wins. Boston College's Sean had the block
of the year in an ACC semifinal win over North Carolina, turning back Tyler
Hansbrough's two-handed slam.
Florida in March
means baseball spring training, two of the PGA Tour's biggest nonmajor
tournaments (Bay Hill Invitational and the Players Championship) and first- and
second-round NCAA games in Jacksonville. We won't mention wet T-shirt contests
at Panama City Beach for spring break.
Paul Pierce (left) has scored at least 30 in 14 of last 16 games, and he's only
player in the NBA to lead team in points, rebounds, assists and steals. Says
Pierce, "The last time I had a run like this was my senior year in high
NASCAR nuts know
them as the Cup drivers who moonlight in the lesser Busch races and, more often
than not, take home the prize money. On Saturday, Kasey Kahne (right) won the
Sam's Town 300, making the invaders a perfect 4 for 4 in '06.