March 18, 1998 in Sports

Georgia Dodges Wolfpack 61-55

Associated Press
 

Jumaine Jones hit a rally-killing 3-pointer with 5:27 remaining to help Georgia hold off North Carolina State for a 61-55 victory in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C.

The Bulldogs (18-14) moved into a quarterfinal matchup with Southeastern Conference rival Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt 72, Wake Forest 68

Dan Langhi scored a career-high 19 points off the bench as Vanderbilt (20-12) notched its first 20-win season in four years with a 72-68 victory over Wake Forest (16-14) in the second round of the NIT in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Langhi rallied the Commodores from an eight-point, second-half deficit with 11 points in the final 5:35.

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