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Elias Harris

Southeast Region

1Pittsburgh Panthers

Record: 27-5.

How they got here: At-large bid.

Key players: G Ashton Gibbs (6-2 Jr.), 16.4 ppg; G Brad Wanamaker (6-4 Sr.), 11.9 ppg, 5.2 apg; F Gilbert Brown (6-6 Sr.) 11.0 ppg.

Noteworthy: The Panthers lost three of their last six by a combined six points. The Big East regular-season champs are led by Gibbs, who scored at least 20 in 11 games.

16UNC-Asheville Bulldogs/Ark.-Little Rock Trojans

Bulldogs' record: 19-13.

How they got here: Won Big South tournament.

Trojans' record: 19-16.

How they got here: Won Sun Belt tournament.