Men’s Basketball team from Saint Peter's University concluded their season with an 83-49 loss to Tennessee in the first round of the 2024 NCAA March Madness Tournament in Charlotte, NC.

The Big Picture

The defeat marked the end of a successful season for Saint Peter's, which included winning the MAAC Tournament Championship and securing a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

By the Numbers
  • Tennessee shot 50.7% from the field, making 27 out of 53 shots.
  • Dalton Knecht led Tennessee with 23 points and eight rebounds.
  • Jonas Aido contributed 15 points, six rebounds, and three blocks for the Vols.
  • Zakai Zeigler recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists for Saint Peter's.
  • Saint Peter's finished the season with a 19-14 record.
State of Play
  • Tennessee dominated the first half, shooting 64% from the field and leading 46-20 at halftime.
  • Saint Peter's made a comeback effort in the second half but was ultimately outscored by Tennessee.
What's Next

Saint Peter's looks forward to building on their successful season and aims to make a return to the NCAA Tournament in the future.

Bottom Line

Saint Peter's University Men’s Basketball season concluded with a tough loss in the NCAA Tournament, but the team showcased significant progress and resilience throughout the season, setting a positive trajectory for future success.