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NCAA women: No. 12 BYU upsets No. 5 N.C. State in L.A.
NCAA women: No. 12 BYU upsets No. 5 N.C. State in L.A.

Brigham Young of the West Coast Conference never looked the part of an underdog as it knocked off No. 5-seeded North Carolina State, 72-57, Saturday at Pauley Pavilion to pull off the biggest upset of the first day of this year's NCAA women's tournament. The 12th-seeded Cougars (27-6) led by seven at halftime and never trailed in the second half of teams in the Lincoln (Neb.) Regional. They will play Nebraska in the second round Monday. No. 4 Nebraska 74, No. 13 Fresno State 55: The Cornhuskers (26-6) pulled away after the Bulldogs (22-11) got as close as four points in the second half at Pauley Pavilion. In other Lincoln Regional games: No. 2 Duke 87, No. 15 Winthrop 45: The Blue...

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