As Saint Peter’s readies for Sweet 16, game psychologist unearths why lovers are rooting for Peacocks
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Saint Peter’s will play Purdue within the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Friday night time because the Peacocks hope to jot down the following bankruptcy in their Cinderella tale.
The Peacocks, who got here into the event because the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference event champions and the No. 15 seed within the event, dissatisfied Kentucky and Murray State on their method to the regional semifinal. The run has galvanized school basketball lovers.
According to Twitter information supplied to Fox News Digital, tweets the use of the peacock emoji grew 99% over the former week and the workforce’s reliable hashtag #StrutUp has been tweeted 10.6x extra in March than after they had been taking part in within the common season in February. The information additionally says the varsity is the fifth-most discussed faculty of the lads’s event in the back of Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee and the varsity they defeated within the brackets, Kentucky.