Southern Miss hires Jay Ladner as head men’s basketball coach


Big news out of Hattiesburg, Southern Miss has a new basketball coach, and he’s one of their own.

Former Golden Eagle Jay Ladner is the guy. He was a member of the ’87 squad that won the NIT Championship. He spent the last five seasons as the head coach at Southeastern Louisiana.

Southern Miss plans to hold an introductory press conference Thursday morning.

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