The Saint Peter's Men's Basketball team, seeded No. 15, is set to face off against the No. 2 Tennessee Volunteers in the first round of the 2024 NCAA March Madness Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Big Picture

Saint Peter's led by Head Coach Bashir Mason, returns to the tournament after significant roster changes led to their second NCAA Tournament berth in three years.

By the Numbers
  • Saint Peter's is ranked 12th in the nation in scoring defense, holding opponents to 63.4 points per game this season.
  • Corey Washington led the team with 16.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per game, earning a spot on the All-MAAC First Team.
State of Play
  • Saint Peter's won the 2024 MAAC Tournament Championship, displaying a strong defensive performance by limiting opponents to an average of 57 points per game.
  • The team's success was further highlighted by players like Corey Washington, Latrell Reid, and outstanding performances from Michael Houge and Mouhamed Sow.
What's Next

Saint Peter's faces a formidable opponent in Tennessee, known for their high-scoring offense and impressive defensive players like Zakai Zeigler.

Bottom Line

Saint Peter's Men's Basketball team makes a strong return to the NCAA Tournament, backed by a solid defensive culture and standout performances, setting the stage for an exciting matchup against Tennessee.