Georgia Tech has granted St. John’s officials permission to speak with head coach Paul Hewitt about its coaching vacancy.
“They’ve asked for permission and permission has been granted,” said Georgia Tech spokesman Mike Stamus.
Stamus said St. John’s had contacted Georgia Tech earlier Tuesday and that Hewitt had no comment on the matter.
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