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Rockland community with ties to St. Peter's University celebrates the team's trip to the Elite 8

The bar's owner, Keith Kennedy, is the grandson of the late Don Kennedy the winningest coach in program history.

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2022, 9:47 PM

Updated 784 days ago

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Saint Peter's men's basketball has shocked the basketball world by becoming the first 15 seed to ever advance to the Elite Eight after a stunning win over Purdue Friday night.
This game meant everything to the fans watching at Pearl River Hotel.
The bar's owner, Keith Kennedy, is the grandson of the late Don Kennedy the winningest coach in program history.
The historic run is helping the Peacocks shine on the national stage just as Don's legacy shines in Rockland County.
"We're very proud of my grandfather's accomplishments at Saint Peter's. He's a living legend," says Kennedy.
The Peacocks will face the winner of UCLA and North Carolina in the Elite Eight.   
Fans celebrate St. Peter's win at the Pearl River Hotel


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