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Malik Hall forced two extra periods with dunks off inbounds plays, and Michigan State outlasted No. 4 Kentucky 86-77 in double overtime after Oscar Tshiebwe concluded his strong season debut by fouling out.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Caleb Fields scored 19 points to help Fairfield defeat Saint Peter’s 67-55 on Saturday night.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jalen Benjamin’s 28 points helped Mount St. Mary’s defeat Saint Peter’s 73-58 on Thursday night.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jaylen Murray scored 18 points as Saint Peter’s beat Fairleigh Dickinson 77-63 on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Moreno scored 19 points as Saint Francis (BKN) beat Saint Peter’s 61-58 on Saturday.
Murray had seven assists for the Peacocks (2-1).
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Andre Screen scored 15 points on 7-for-10 shooting and Bucknell beat Niagara 68-50 on Saturday night.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Corey Washington had 18 points and eight rebounds to help Saint Peter’s defeat NJIT 73-59 on Monday night in a season opener.
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off a Final Four appearance, Villanova and new coach Kyle Neptune will face Tom Izzo’s Michigan State in one of the major attractions of the seventh Gavitt Tipoff Games.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Brian Reese is returning to Monmouth University for a second stint as an assistant coach under fellow North Carolina alum King Rice.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. was honored Monday with the Lt. Frank J. Haggerty Award, given annually to the area’s Division I men’s college Player of the Year by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe says he will return for his senior season with the Wildcats after a breakout season in which he swept national player of the year awards.
Bashir Mason is looking forward to the challenge of taking over at Saint Peter’s after its incredible run to the Elite Eight.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Saint Peter’s has hired Jersey City native Bashir Mason to replace Shaheen Holloway as the coach of the Peacocks.
Bobby Dalbec hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox avoided a season-opening sweep against their longtime rival with a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue’s board of trustees announced Friday it has approved $6.7 million in renovations for Mackey Arena, work funded entirely by private donations and expected to begin after next season.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three of the stars of Saint Peter’s remarkable run to the Elite Eight have put their names in the transfer portal following coach Shaheen Holloway’s departure for Seton Hall.
North Carolina has an effective inside/outside combo in Armando Bacot and Caleb Love. Kansas will counter with David McCormack and Ochai Agbaji.
March Madness has taken a power turn as it turns to the Final Four. No more plucky underdogs, much as we enjoyed the run by Saint Peter’s.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The euphoric wave originates in a single seismic event, 40 minutes of unexpected excellence washing out brackets across a nation.
Oscar Tshiebwe of Kentucky is The Associated Press men’s college basketball player of the year. The 6-foot-9, 255-pound junior received 46 of 60 votes from a national media panel.
This year’s Final Four includes quite a collection of big-name programs — but this hasn’t been a particularly dominant group this season.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Having coach Shaheen Holloway get the head coaching job at Seton Hall wasn’t a surprise at all.
Shaheen Holloway is leaving Saint Peter’s for Seton Hall just days after helping the little Jesuit school make history by becoming the first No. 15 seed to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight.
Three days after Saint Peter’s magical NCAA Tournament ride ended, the mayhem still has not stopped for university president Eugene Cornacchia.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At long last, some of the cold, hard cash in the billion-dollar world of college sports is hitting the wallets of the players themselves by legitimate means.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Saint Peter’s unexpected and uplifting run to the Elite Eigh t ended with a bus ride back to New Jersey and the unsettling prospect Shaheen Holloway might have coached his last game for Peacocks.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski refused to let his players ponder the possibility of facing North Carolina for the first time in the NCAA Tournament after the Blue Devils had punched their Final Four ticket with a win over Arkansas.
For all the talk of college basketball’s brave new world, it suddenly looks a lot like the old one.

So anyone asking why the same dozen programs are still playing musical chairs at the Final Four every year — Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Villanova this time around — would do well to recall how Willie Sutton answered the feds when they asked why he kept robbing banks: “Because that’s where the
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final chapter will have a distinctly blue tint. Two weeks of upsets and underdogs in the books, the Final Four is down to four blue blood programs: Kansas, the Blue Devils, North Carolina and Villanova.
North Carolina crushed all hope of a March Madness miracle, getting 20 points and 22 rebounds from Armando Bacot in a wire-to-wire 69-49 runaway over 15th-seeded Saint Peter’s.