Home Jersey City St. Peter’s Cinderella March Madness Run: 10 Best Tweets About The Underdogs

St. Peter’s Cinderella March Madness Run: 10 Best Tweets About The Underdogs

by Emily Lee
0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

It’s safe to say that nobody could’ve predicted the Cinderella run of St. Peter’s University in the NCAA March Madness tournament. The underdog team from Jersey City stunned college basketball fans everywhere (and ruined their brackets) when they beat Kentucky in the first round. Matthew Lee, Doug Edert, KC Ndefo, Hassan Drame, Daryl Banks III, and the rest of the Peacocks brought the magic into the second round, as well, when they faced off against Murray State. The underdogs once again, St. Peter’s secured their spot in Sweet 16.

st peters cinderella march madness tweets 2022

(Photo credit: @saintpetersuniversity)

This is the first time since 2000 that a team from New Jersey has made it to the second weekend of March Madness. St. Peter’s head coach, Shaheen Holloway, was playing for Seton Hall more than two decades ago, the last time a team from the Garden State has advanced this far in the popular sporting event.

Read  More: 88 Things To Do In Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | March 24-27

It’s no surprise, then, that New Jersey basketball fans are thrilled to see the small school from Jersey City make such a splash on the national stage. With each advancement, the social media celebrations have gotten better and better. As St. Peter’s prepares to take on Purdue in the Sweet 16, we’ve rounded up the best (and most LOL-worthy) tweets about this team’s magical, unforgettable Cinderella run.

read more button

also appears in

0 comment