Southern Miss basketball hosts Hardwood Club Tip-off Party

Southern Miss basketball hosted it's annual Hardwood Club Tip-off Party this evening.

Fans of the program had a chance to interact with coaches and players during the event while enjoying free food and refreshments.

First-year Golden Eagle head coach Doc Sadler, said his team's gets as much out of the event as the Black and Gold faithful.

"It's a situation where (the fans) see them out on the court, now they get a chance to meet them, get autographs for the little kids. It's a big night for (the players) as well, not just the fans, but a chance for our players to meet them."

The defending Conference USA regular season champs open the season at home against Mississippi College, November 6.