PHILADELPHIA — It gave the impression of Jersey Metropolis within the Metropolis of Brotherly Love.
Cinderella darling Saint Peter’s wrote one other chapter on this hard-to-believe story. Friday evening at jammed Wells Fargo Heart, it closed like a seasoned title contender, not a No. 15 seed with no enterprise being on this place.
The Peacocks surprised No. 3 Purdue, 67-64, turning into the bottom seed in NCAA Event historical past to achieve the Elite Eight after ending on a 15-8 run. When Jaden Ivey’s 3-pointer was off the mark on the horn, coach Shaheen Holloway lifted each arms within the air and the complete staff sprinted over to press row to salute their followers.