ALBANY VS. MOUNT ST. MARY’S

Winner is 16th seed in South Regional

5:40 p.m. Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio • truTV

GREAT DANES (18-14)

Coach: Will Brown.

Entry: American East champion.

Player to watch: Peter Hooley (15.7 ppg, 2.6 apg).

Notable: The Great Danes have four Aussies, a Dane and a Georgian (the country) on their roster. Opponents have tried 507 free throws; only Michigan and Wisconsin have allowed fewer.

MOUNTAINEERS (16-16)

Coach: Jamion Christian.

Entry: Northeast champion.

Player to watch: Rashad Whack (17.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg).

Notable: Freshman Will Miller has hit 52 of 138 shots from the field, 48 of 126 from three-point range. Mount St. Mary’s routed Robert Morris to win the NEC tournament.

 

NORTH CAROLINA STATE VS. XAVIER

Winner is 12th seed in Midwest Regional

8:10 p.m. Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio • truTV

WOLFPACK (21-13)

Coach: Mark Gottfried.

Entry: ACC at-large.

Player to watch: T.J. Warren (24.8 ppg, 7.2 rpg).

Notable: Warren was the ACC Player of the Year. N.C. State, perhaps the biggest surprise of the field, is vulnerable on the boards, allowing opponents 12.7 offensive rebounds per game.

MUSKETEERS (21-12)

Coach: Chris Mack.

Entry: Big East at-large.

Player to watch: Semaj Christon (17.1 ppg, 4.2 apg).

Notable: Xavier has made the NCAA tournament 12 of the past 14. A victory over N.C. State would give the Musketeers a shot at St. Louis in a matchup of former Atlantic 10 foes.

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