JACKSON - The Jackson State men's basketball team opens the 2013-14 season and the Wayne Brent era Friday when the Tigers travel to Hattiesburg, MS to face the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. JSU will have a virtually new team, with only two players from last year's team with any playing experience. Derrell Taylor and Jeff Stubbs each got significant time and made starts for JSU during the 2012-13 season.
JSU will have 13 players on the team with no experience as members of the Tigers squad. Tip-off for the JSU at Southern Miss game is set for 7:30 pm.