ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) KC Ndefo had 20 points as Saint Peter's topped Fairfield 77-63 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.

Daryl Banks III had 14 points for the Peacocks (17-11). Fousseyni Drame added 10 points.

Second-seeded Saint Peter's dominated the first half and led 44-19 at intermission.

Taj Benning had 19 points for the seventh-seeded Stags (15-18). Supreme Cook added 13 points and nine rebounds.

Saint Peter's advances to Friday's semifinal round where it will face the winner of Thursday's match-up between 11th-seeded Quinnipiac and No. 3 seed Siena.


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