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Welcome future Lady Eagles!

If you are interested in playing women's basketball at The University of Southern Mississippi, please make sure you are registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse. It is a requirement for eligibility at any NCAA Division I institution that your transcript and test scores have been reported to and evaluated by the Clearinghouse.

Please use to stay updated on the happenings of Southern Miss Women's Basketball. If you want to learn more about Southern Miss itself, please visit

Parents, you can use the links at if you want to read more about the facilities, the academic support programs and the NCAA compliance programs in place here at Southern Miss. And that is just the beginning...

Feel free to visit the many links to all aspects of Southern Miss and the city of Hattiesburg, know as "The Hub City" was listed among the 150 communities in the United States desirable for retirement living. Add to these opportunities Hattiesburg's #1 national healthcare rating and you'll see why it is designated as a Mississippi Certified Retirement City. You are also welcome to email the coaches with any questions that you may have in regards to general NCAA recruiting rules and regulations.

If you are a parent or a prospective student athlete, it is not permissible for a member of the coaching staff to contact you in writing until September 1st of your junior year in high school. It is not permissible for a member of the coaching staff to contact you on the phone until April 1 of your junior year. However, your phone calls are welcome at anytime. Please feel free to contact our compliance department with any recruiting questions as well at

Thank you for your interest in Southern Miss Women's Basketball and the tradition of excellence that is The University of Southern Mississippi.

Hoopin' In Hattiesburg!

Joye Lee-McNelis

Information About Your NCAA Eligibility
Important Information! Please Read!

For students entering any college or university on or after August 1, 2005, your NCAA initial eligibility will be evaluated using the new rule only.

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