Sunday’s NIT second round at McKeon Pavilion is now set. The second-seeded Gaels will host the University of Georgia on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. (PT). The game will be televised live by ESPNU and tickets go on sale online tonight at 9 p.m. via SMCGaels.com.
Georgia, which tied for sixth place in the Southeastern Conference, improved to 20-13 on the season with a 93-84 win over Belmont in its first round game tonight in Athens. Sophomore forward Yante Maten led the Bulldogs with a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds.
Sunday’s game will be the first-ever meeting between Saint Mary’s and the University of Georgia in men’s basketball.