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MADNESS: Small Jesuit School From Jersey City Stuns Kentucky In Historic NCAA Upset

St. Peter's upsets Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
St. Peter's upsets Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Photo Credit: @peacocksmbb Instagram

It's madness, alright: A small, Jesuit school from New Jersey defeated one of the baddest teams in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Jersey City's St. Peter's University, which has approximately 21,00 undergrad students, beat Kentucky 85-79 Thursday, March 17 in Indianapolis.

The win was a historic upset: It was the10th time in March Madness that a No. 2 seed was upset by a No. 15 seed.

Footage of St. Peters' students celebrating back home in Jersey City had garnered more than 1 million views as of Friday evening.

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