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.
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
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.
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.