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St Peters University is a private Jesuit university in Jersey City, New Jersey. It was founded as Saint Peter’s College in 1872 by the Society of Jesus The university offers over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 2,600 undergraduate and 800 graduate students.

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St Peters University: Where is| Basketball| Ranking| Athletics

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Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote.

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Peter’s College? Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Saint Peters; SPC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Peter’s College was 3.06 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend.

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Shaheen Holloway and his Saint Peter’s basketball team may have shocked the college basketball world by toppling second-seeded Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament’s first round Thursday.

What did Holloway do? He guided the Peacocks to their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2011 and now their first Big Dance victory ever — and with an upset of one of the sport’s behemoths. 

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St Peters University: Where is| Basketball| Ranking| Athletics

The St. Peter’s Peacocks entered Thursday night’s men’s NCAA tournament as a 15-seed.

They proceeded to dethrone one of the blue bloods of college basketball as the Peacocks played Cinderella and upset No. 2-seed Kentucky, 85-79. It was St. Peter’s first NCAA tournament win in school history, and it’s certainly a memorable one.

Daryl Banks III went off to the tune of 27 points, and teammate Doug Edert finished with 20 points as the Peacocks kept the highly favored Wildcats within reach all game.

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Saint Peter’s only admission ticket into the NCAA Tournament was going to be an automatic bid. The Peacocks secured that entry with a 77-63 win over Fairfield in the quarterfinals; a 64-52 win over Quinnipiac in the semifinals; and a 60-53 win over Monmouth in the championship game.

Felt was Saint Peter’s athletics director in 2018, when he hired Holloway from the staff of Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard. They knew each other through Felt’s long tenure as an administrator in Seton Hall’s athletic department.

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