Basketball keeps delivering birthday presents

Posted: March 8, 2018 at 2:39 a.m.

Arkansas’ U.S. Reed (24), jumps to sink a basket as Louisville’s Rodney McCray (22) attempts a block in this first half action from their second round, Midwest regional NCAA Playoff Game at Austin, Texas, on Saturday, March 14, 1981. Later in the game, with one second to play, Reed sank a half-court shot to win the game for Arkansas, 74-73. (AP Photo/Cooper)

Most of the past 38 birthdays have been spent in the bowels of a big gym covering conference or NCAA Basketball tournaments.

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