First round, first four

First four, part I:

Presbyterian downed Sacred Heart, 49-42.

Vanderbilt outlasted Columbia, 72-68.

Tomorrow:

Arizona vs. Auburn

Holy Cross vs. UT Martin

Tournament news:

The women’s tourney blew up in 2021 over inequality, which was a blessing in disguise.

College team news:

These four sleeper teams could end up in the Final Four.

The blue collar-Buffaloes want to make another deep tournament run.

Texas A&M and Nebraska are rolling into the tournament with confidence.

College player news:

Caitlin Clark and Iowa have found peace in the process.

Clark’s lasting impact may be economic.

The game’s next big star, JuJu Watkins, is ready for her closeup.

Las Vegas native Desi-Rae Young has lead the Rebels to success.

The AP All-Americans were named.

College coach news:

Georgetown has officially named Darnell Haney its head coach.

Santa Barbara coach Bonnie Henrickson has announced her retirement.