Jackets in NYC -- Day 2

March 27, 2017

Game Preview: Jackets meeting CSU Bakersfield for first time Tuesday night in NIT semifinals | NIT Bracket

New York, N.Y. – All four teams in the National Invitation Tournament spent their first full day in New York City on Monday, each practicing off-site while their head coaches and selected players participated in the official NIT media availability at the Marriott Marquis.

Georgia Tech spent a couple of hours after breakfast Monday morning working with academic services coordinator Whitney Burton in study hall on the team’s hotel meeting room. Coach Josh Pastner, senior forward Quinton Stephens, junior center Ben Lammers and freshman guard Josh Okogie participated in the NIT press conference in the hotel’s Broadway Lounge. The Jackets then bussed to the New York Athletic Club for practice in the afternoon before participating on the official NIT Welcome Dinner for the teams at the Marquis.

The Yellow Jackets face CSU-Bakersfield (25-9) one of Tuesday’s semifinal games at Madison Square Garden. Game tips at 7 p.m., and will be televised on ESPN. TCU (22-15) will play Central Florida (24-11) in the other semifinal at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The championship game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday. Both semifinal games and the championship will be televised on ESPN.

IMPORTANT LINKS

Game notes  |  Coach Pastner audio from Friday  |  Watch live online  |  Above the rim cameras

GTMBB Media Center   |  2016-17 Information Guide   |  2016-17 Cumulative Statistics

Most recent game notes  |  News Clippings  |  Georgia Tech Basketball Home Page

Official Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball Twitter Page (@GTMBB)  |  Coach Twitter Page (@GTJoshPastner)

Day 2️⃣ of #ATL2NYC for @GTMBB : Media session and spirited practice #NIT 🍑🍎🏀 pic.twitter.com/rliI1YKPYX

— Georgia Tech Sports (@GTAthletics) March 27, 2017

Corey Heyward talked with @AndyDemetra before today’s practice as Jackets prepare for tomorrow’s #NIT semifinals #ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/i3fLvTKJOt

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 27, 2017

Wrapping up practice with a little 🔥sauce! #ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/VvwYVtWVVf

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 27, 2017

Quinton Stephens takes the 🎤 to talk to teammate Ben Lammers about tomorrow’s #NIT semifinal #ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/3LRN1SsiGV

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 27, 2017

.@GTJoshPastner catching up with @CoachRodBarnes before tomorrow night’s #NIT semifinal matchup with @CSUB_MBB #ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/TKbiqQWAiy

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 27, 2017

#NIT media session with all four teams this afternoon #ATL2NYC 🎤📸📹 pic.twitter.com/XNvDmCaXqk

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 27, 2017

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