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Jackets in NYC -- Day 1

March 26, 2017

NEW YORK – After practicing Friday and Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia Tech traveled to New York City Sunday afternoon, checked into the Marriott Marquis in midtown Manhattan, where all four NIT final four teams will stay this week. 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.

Monday, the Yellow Jackets are scheduled to have study hall in the hotel in the morning, and practice in the afternoon. In between, head coach Josh Pastner and a few of the Jackets will participate in a pre-tournament press conference at the Marriott Marquis.

IMPORTANT LINKS

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

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 Josh Pastner Twitter Page (@GTJoshPastner)

 

SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

Monday – NIT press conference and media availability (Marriott Marquis, Broadway Lounge, 8th floor), 12 p.m.

Tuesday – NIT semifinal game vs. CSU-Bakersfield (Madison Square Garden, New York), 7 p.m. [ESPN, 680 AM, 93.7 FM]

Thursday – NIT Championship Game (Madison Square Garden, New York), 8 p.m. [ESPN]

Check out our video recap of our Sunday…

Day 1️⃣ of #ATL2NYC for @GTMBB included morning practice, great sendoff at McCamish and ✈️ to New York #NIT 🍑🍎🏀 pic.twitter.com/GBwcY0mKgQ

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

Great team dinner on first night in NYC 🍽#ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/3RHhvTxnuD

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

🍎#ATL2NYC pic.twitter.com/A2LnDOnliY

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 26, 2017

Thanks for the AWESOME #ATL2NYC sendoff! We hope to see some Yellow Jackets Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden! 🍑🍎🏀 pic.twitter.com/L3LhKvfELp

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 26, 2017

Only way to cap off the last practice of the year in Zelnak? Rand Rowland bringing the 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/5xRPuk9L6Q

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) March 26, 2017

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