NCAA Basketball

Saint Peter's Peacocks (20-13)


Sunday 2/26 Friday 3/3 Sunday 3/5 Thursday 3/16 Saturday 3/25
@ Can
W 72-65
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vs. Can
W 61-58
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vs. Iona
L 65-73
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@ Albany
W 59-55
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StPete 4 - 21 TxSt
1st 8:25
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Iona tops Saint Peter's 73-65 in MAAC Tournament semifinals

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Washington scored 22 points and third-seeded Iona rallied in the second half to beat No. 2 seed Saint Peter's 73-65 in Sunday night's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal.

The Gaels (21-12) advance to Monday's championship against No. 4 seed Siena (17-16), which beat top-seeded Monmouth (27-6) 89-85 on Sunday.

Trailing by four at halftime, Iona rallied to a 42-34 second-half lead on a 17-0 run in which Sam Cassell Jr. and Jon Severe hit 3s while the Gaels shot 62 percent from the field. Saint Peter's closed to 67-64 on Trevis Wyche's 3-pointer with 51 seconds to go, but got no closer.

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Leaders
Points: Q. Welton12.1
Rebounds: Q. Welton7.8
Assists: T. Wyche3.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Wyche78.3%
3P%: N. Griffin44.0%
Steals: C. Patterson1.6
Blocks: Q. Welton0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-5
6 North Carolina30-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-5
6 UCLA31-5
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina30-7
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Metro Atlantic Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Monmouth 18-2 27-7
Saint Peter's 14-6 20-13
Iona 12-8 22-13
Siena 12-8 17-17
Fairfield 11-9 16-15
Rider 10-10 18-15
Canisius 10-10 18-16
Quinnipiac 7-13 10-21
Niagara 6-14 10-23
Manhattan 5-15 10-22
Marist 5-15 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 66.3 (316)
Rebounds: 8.4 (314)
Assists: 12.1 (272)
FG%: 43.4% (239)
FT%: 70.4% (167)
3P%: 38.3% (42)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 61.6 (10)
Rebounds: 24.4 (251)
Assists: 11.7 (64)
FG%: 42.0% (81)
FT%: 69.0% (99)
3P%: 32.6% (59)
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