Saint Peter’s has definitely proven they deserve to be here. They have a deep bench, play intense and aggressive defense, and might be the best 3 point shooting team left in this. But, this game should look closer to the Kentucky game than the Murray State game. Second chances will be very hard to come by given Purdue’s size and Ivey is an impossible matchup, but Purdue has often played down to the opponent’s level this season.
Saint Peter’s actually has the scoring prowess to stay in the game and won’t go down easy. That’s why I love the double digit spread.