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Where is Saint Peter’s University located?

The Peacocks pulled off a huge upset over Kentucky in the first round of the 2022 NCAA tournament. St. Peter’s takes on Murray State in the second round.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks head coach Shaheen Hollway reacts after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the first round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

There have been a handful of big upsets so far in the 2022 NCAA tournament heading into Saturday and the second round. Most notably of those upsets is a little school called St. Peter’s University. The Peacocks, who entered the tournament as a No. 15 seed, knocked off the mighty No. 2 Kentucky 85-79 in the first round on Thursday, one of the bigger upsets in tourney history. So where is this cinderella team located? We go over that for you.

St. Peter’s University basketball location

Where: Jersey City, New Jersey
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Coach: Shaheen Holloway

The Peacocks are located in Jersey City, N.J., specifically near the McGinley Square neighborhood. Now, if you aren’t familiar with the area, Jersey City is across the Hudson from Manhattan. The waterfront, which is further away from the University, is across from the Freedom Tower. McGinley Square is more inland in Jersey City, closer to the Journal Square area but not too far from Grove Street and downtown.

St. Peter’s will take on Murray State in the second round. No. 7 Murray state took down No. 10 San Francisco on Thursday in the late window.