March 19, 2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss Student Eagle Club and the Student Chapter of the Alumni Association, The Legacy, will combine to donate 1,000 student tickets for the Southern Miss Women's NIT opening round contest, Thursday, against Lamar. Game time is set for 7 p.m., at Reed Green Coliseum.
The tickets will be distributed to the first 1,000 students who show a valid Southern Miss ID at the student entrance (West Gate) to Reed Green Coliseum on Thursday evening. Students may begin lining up for the tickets at 5:30 p.m., with doors scheduled to open at 6 p.m., one hour prior to tipoff. Once those tickets are handed out, students will need to purchase $5 student tickets at the Reed Green ticket office.
The Lady Eagles, which finished second in Conference USA and reached the league's conference tournament title game, currently sport a 26-6 record, and are in the postseason for the first time since 2008.
The Southern Miss Student Eagle Club involves Golden Eagle students in an excitement-oriented organization that is committed to supporting and promoting its athletic programs, while The Legacy is the campus leader in promoting spirit and enthusiasm on campus by protecting the tradition and history of Southern Miss.