The Georgia Bulldogs are set to take on the Vermont Catamounts in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday. All UGA students with ID will be admitted to the game for FREE.
ALL UGA Students will be admitted FREE to @UGABasketball 1st rnd NIT gm v Vermont Wed 3/19 8pm tip! Show UGA ID & Coliseum doors open 7pm
— Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics) March 18, 2014
Initially, UGA was set to allow only the first 500 students in for free. Then early this morning, head coach Mark Fox stepped up with an offer to cover the next 500 students. UGA then decided to let all students in free.
Georgia (19-13, 12-6 SEC) is one of four No. 2 seeds and hosts Vermont (22-10) at Stegeman Coliseum. The game will be televised by ESPNU at 8pm ET.
The winner of the Georgia-Vermont game will advance to face the winner of Louisiana Tech-Iona sometime between March 20 and March 24.
Third-round games, which decides the NIT Final Four participants will be played at on-campus sites March 25-26. The NIT Final Four will be played at Madison Square Garden April 1-3.