Sasser hurt anew as top seed Houston beats Northern Kentucky
Number one seeds Houston and Alabama one in the opening round of the NCAA tournament in Birmingham, the tide overwhelmed Texas a and M Corpus Christi 96 75, while Houston struggled the toppled northern Kentucky 63 52. Houston coach, Calvin Sampson. They were tougher than we were tonight. And that's not easy for me to say. Other winners were Maryland, which edged West Virginia 67 65, and auburn, which beat Iowa 83, 75. Winners advanced to the second round on Saturday. I'm Gary mckillop's.