Winner is 16th seed in Midwest Region

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

JASPERS (19-13)

Coach: Steve Masiello.

Entry: MAAC champion.

Key player: Emmy Andujar (16.5 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 3.5 apg).

Notable: The Jaspers beat Iona in the MAAC tournament title game after losing twice to the Gaels during the season. The Jaspers shot 25.3 free throws per game, while opponents shot 26.4.

PIRATES (16-17)

Coach: Edward Joyner.

Entry: MEAC champion.

Key player: Dwight Meikle (13.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg).

Notable: The rare team to make the NCAA tournament with a losing record, the Pirates did it after Meikle suffered a right ankle injury in the MEAC tournament. His status for this game is unclear.



Winner is 11th seed in West Region

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

REBELS (20-12)

Coach: Andy Kennedy.

Entry: SEC at-large.

Key player: Stefan Moody (16.3 ppg, 2.2 apg).

Notable: The Rebels have lost four of five entering the NCAA tournament, but an 8-1 stretch before that helped their profile. At 77.8 percent, Ole Miss is the field of 68’s top team at shooting free throws.

COUGARS (25-9)

Coach: Dave Rose.

Entry: West Coast at-large.

Key player: Kyle Collinsworth (14.0 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 5.8 apg).

Notable: Collinsworth tied Shaquille O’Neal and Michael Anderson for the NCAA record with six career triple-doubles; all six came this season for BYU, the second-highest scoring team in the nation (83.6 ppg).