March 25 is National Peacock Day, a random day to many, but what could be an omen to the sporting world of the potential upset to come from the Saint Peters Peacocks. The timing couldn't work out better for a team running on pure grit and energy in the world of sports where superstitions run rampant.... read more ›
The St. Peter's University Peacocks' magical run through college basketball's postseason came to an end Sunday in Philadelphia. North Carolina punched its ticket to the Final Four with a 69-49 win over the upstart Peacocks, who captured the imagination of sports fans across America.... see details ›
January 5th also marks National Whipped Cream Day and National Bird Day.... see details ›
Bird Day was established by Charles Almanzo Babcock, the Oil City superintendent of schools, in 1894. It was the first holiday in the United States dedicated to the celebration of birds. Babcock intended it to advance bird conservation as a moral value. It is celebrated on May 4 of every year.... see details ›
Peter's +50000 odds to win the national championship. By the time the Elite Eight rolled around, that had dropped to +3500.... see more ›
The Peacocks entered the 2022 NCAA Men's National Tournament with 1000-to-1 odds of winning it all. Saint Peter's will take on 8-seeded North Carolina on Sunday, March 27 at 5:05 p.m. EDT.... view details ›
Only two No. 15 seeds — Florida Gulf Coast in 2013 and Oral Roberts last year — were able to keep their run going to the Sweet 16. And both lost there, so no No. 15 seed as ever won a game after the first week.... view details ›
National Absinthe Day. National Cheese Doodle Day. National Frozen Food Day - March 5, 2022 (First Saturday in March)... see details ›
January 5, 2022 - NATIONAL BIRD DAY – NATIONAL WHIPPED CREAM DAY – NATIONAL KETO DAY – NATIONAL SCREENWRITERS DAY.... continue reading ›
U.S. National Pet Day is April 11, although if you're a pet owner, you know there's not a day that goes by that you don't celebrate your animal companion! So hug your hedgehog, bond with your bunny, and cut your kitty some catnip! That critter makes you happy — and that's not all.... read more ›
The Indian peacock, Pavo cristatus, the National Bird of India, is a colourful, swan-sized bird, with a fan-shaped crest of feathers, a white patch under the eye and a long, slender neck.... see more ›
Background. This day was created in 2002 by Born Free USA and the Avian Welfare Coalition. Their goal was to promote avian awareness, and the issues that affect birds in America. January 5 was chosen as the date to celebrate this holiday so as to coincide with the annual Christmas Bird Count.... view details ›
National Bird Day is January 5th annually. People celebrate our feathered friends by spending time bird-watching, studying birds, or adopting birds. The Avian Welfare Coalition uses this day to encourage people to support wild bird habitat conservation programs and captive bird rescue organizations and sanctuaries.... see more ›
March 28, 2022 Updated: March 28, 2022 10:10 p.m. Saint Peter's dance through the NCAA men's basketball tournament will yield more than $8.1 million for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference over the next six years.... continue reading ›
The rest of the money is used "toward improving basketball in the league," according to Thamel. According to Thamel, Saint Peter's run to the Elite Eight is worth more than $8.1 million.... read more ›
It is the first time since 2009 that any team from the MAAC has won a game and advanced. Follow The Post's live updates as Saint Peter's squares off against North Carolina. Since each win adds up to a bigger slice of the revenue pie, Saint Peter's has earned about $8.1 million and counting so far, according to ESPN.... see more ›
Caesars Sportsbook lists the Boilermakers as 13-point favorites in the latest Purdue vs. Saint Peter's odds. The total for points scored is listed at 133.5.... read more ›
Higher numbers like +400, +500, +5000, etc. represent how much of an underdog the team is in the game. The higher the number the more likely the team is expected to lose in the eyes of the oddsmakers. The number also indicates how much money would win in comparison to every $100 you wager.... continue reading ›
Saint Peter's made NCAA Tournament history on Friday by becoming the first No. 15 seed ever to advance into the Elite Eight after knocking off No. 3 seed Purdue 67-64 in a Sweet 16 stunner.... see more ›
In 1998, the Harvard women's basketball team shocked Stanford 71-67 in the opening round. The Crimson remain the only women's team to have pulled off the 16-1 upset.... see details ›
The only time a 16 has ever taken a 1-seed into overtime came in 1990, when Murray State ultimately lost to Michigan State 75–71 after an extra period.... see more ›
15 seed to defeat a No. 2 seed when it shocked Kentucky, 85-79, in overtime in the first round of the 2022 NCAA tournament. It marked the second year in a row a 15 downed a 2, as Oral Roberts upset Ohio State in 2021.... continue reading ›
The Saint Peter's Peacocks' Cinderella run in the 2022 NCAA tournament continued Friday, as they defeated the Purdue Boilermakers to advance to their first-ever Elite Eight.... see more ›
|No. 1 Kansas 81, No. 2 Villanova 65||6:09 p.m.||TBS, Sling TV|
|No. 8 North Carolina 81, No. 2 Duke 77||8:49 p.m.||TBS, Sling TV|
- Kansas (Midwest Region champion)
- Villanova (South Region champion)
- Duke (West Region champion)
- UNC (East Region champion)
- No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 5 Houston.
- No. 2 Duke vs. No. 4 Arkansas.
- No. 15 Saint Peter's vs. No. 8 North Carolina.
- No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Miami.