The Yellow Jackets played in an NIT semifinal game for the first time since 1971 on Tuesday night, and pulled away in the first half for a win over Cal State Bakersfield,
On Tuesday night, the Yellow Jackets took down a hot-shooting CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners team 76-61 to advance to their first NIT finals since Rich Yunkus captained Tech basketball.
— GT Men's Basketball (@GTMBB) March 29, 2017
Led by a 22-point effort from freshman Josh Okogie, the Yellow Jackets had four players in double figures and shot 43.3 percent on field goals, while holding a hot-shooting CSU Bakersfield team to just 35 percent.
Georgia Tech will play the winner of Texas Christian and Central Florida. The game will be played Thursday night at 8 p.m. at Madison Square Garden. The game will be aired on ESPN. See the full NIT bracket HERE.