ATLANTA (AP) Quinton Stephens scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Ben Lammers had his fifteenth double-double of the season and No. 6 seed Georgia Tech used a big second-half run to beat Belmont 71-57 on Sunday in the second round of the NIT.
Georgia Tech (19-15) will face fifth-seeded Mississippi, which upset Syracuse 85-80, in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
Georgia Tech opened the second half on a 13-2 run - with six points from Lammers - to push a four-point halftime lead to 43-28. Josh Okogie's fast-break dunk extended it to 19 points a few minutes later and the Yellow Jackets led by as many as 23.