First round stories: top seeds looking like top seeds, and some upsets

Day one first round results:

South Carolina 79, Howard 21

Stanford 78, Montana State 37

Louisville 83, Albany 51

Texas 70, Fairfield 52

Baylor 89, Hawaii 49

Iowa 98, Illinois State 58

Iowa State 78, UT Arlington 71

Maryland 102, Delaware 71

FGCU 84, Virginia Tech 81

Miami 78, South Florida 66

South Dakota upset Ole Miss, 75-61

Creighton upended Colorado, 84-74

Gonzaga took down Nebraska, 68-55

Utah 92, Arkansas 69

Kansas 77, Georgia Tech 58

Georgia 70, Dayton 54

Tomorrow’s game schedule

Today’s WNIT scores

College team news:

Ohio State will face Missouri State’s tough defense tomorrow.

UConn embarks on a more normal tourney run.

Washington State seeks its first Tournament win.

UNLV needs to start fast to compete with Arizona.

College player news:

Can Caitlin Clark take it up a notch for the Tournament?

Back from knee surgery, Mackenzie Holmes leads Indiana into the tourney.

Resilient Abby Prohaska returns to the Tournament for Notre Dame.

Lauren Ware is back physically and mentally for Arizona after a knee injury.

Sam Breen took the long journey with UMass.

Ameshya Williams-Holiday’s husband first challenged her to a game of one-on-one.

Nyara Sabally is undecided on her plans for next season.

College coach news:

Twelve Black female coaches made the Tournament this year.

Felisha Legette-Jack and Buffalo are making the most of the house Pat Summitt built.

Geno Auriemma won’t overlook the Huskies’ first-round opponent.

Lindy La Rocque’s link to Arizona is special.

Rebel coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin said her team will be back to the dance.

Florida State coach Sue Semrau calls the first four a vital step forward for women’s basketball.

No, Virginia, there is no Tammi Reiss. She’s staying at Rhode Island to take care of “unfinished business.”

Louisville and Jeff Walz have agreed to a revised contract extension through 2028-2029.

The incredible story of Notre Dame coach Niele Ivey and her son Jaden, the Purdue standout.

Coastal Carolina has fired coach Jaida Williams after nine seasons.

St. Louis has fired coach Lisa Stone.

Oregon assistant coach Jackie Nared didn’t travel with the team to their tourney site because she’s pregnant.