Tickets to second- and third-round games of the 2013 NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament at HP Pavilion go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. at www.NCAA.com/mbbtickets.

The tournament begins with the four first-round games in Dayton, Ohio, on March 19-20. Second- and third-round action in San Jose is March 21 and 23. Los Angeles is the West Regional site on March 28 and 30. The Final Four is in Atlanta on April 6 and 8.

  • Brittany Howard had 12 kills, leading the No. 4 Stanford women's volleyball team (15-2, 7-0 Pac-12) to a 25-18, 25-16, 25-18 sweep of sixth-ranked USC (16-3, 4-3) at Maples Pavilion.

  • The Cal men's swimming team routed visiting Pacific 141-107 in the Bears' opening dual meet. The two-time defending NCAA champions won the opening 200-yard medley relay with Marcin Tarczynski, Trevor Hoyt, Austin Brown and Dana Foster (Campolindo High), then rattled off individual wins in the next eight events.

    Basketball

    Jeremy Lin (Palo Alto High) made his debut in his second stint with the Houston Rockets, but this time with a long-term contract. He played nearly 20 minutes in a 107-105 win over Oklahoma City, posting three points on 1-of-3 shooting, six assists and three steals in Hidalgo, Texas.

  • Two former Saint Mary's players found themselves on opposite sides as Australia's National Basketball League season began. Clint Steindl had eight points in his pro debut as he helped Cairns to an 84-72 win over Townsville and Ben Allen (15 points).

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.