03/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Scott Brown vs. Obama: Senator-Elect Tells Leno He'll Beat President ... At Hoops (VIDEO)

Senator-Elect Scott Brown went on the Jay Leno Show on Thursday night, instantly connecting with his fellow Massachusetts native. The men's families knew each other in Andover, and Leno's childhood dog was named Bruce, after Brown's father.

Besides the obvious jokes about Brown's nude spread in Cosmopolitan, the conversation also turned to a possible showdown between Brown and President Obama -- on the basketball court.

Brown played college hoops at Tufts, and on the night of his election he told Obama to "pick his best, and I'll take my daughter Ayla, who plays for Boston College, and we challenged him to a little two-on-two. I think we'd have the upper hand."