VESTAL, N.Y. -- Wesley Jenkins scored 14 points and Saint Peter's held off a second-half Binghamton rally to win 61-56 on Tuesday night.
The Peacocks led by 18 points in the first half but Binghamton trimmed the lead to 41-29 at halftime. The Bearcats opened the second half on a 12-1 run to cut the lead to 42-41 with 11:51 remaining. Saint Peter's never lost the lead, but Binghamton got to within a point once more with 7 minutes to play.
Both teams shot less than 37 percent from the field, but the Bearcats' second-half rally was aided by 27.3 percent shooting (6 for 22) by Saint Peter's in the final 20 minutes.