Southern Miss' Pete Taylor Park the host site this year for the Conference USA Tournament beginning Wednesday in Hattiesburg.
The Golden Eagles open tournament play against East Carolina, the nightcap of 4 games scheduled for the opening day of the tournament.
The Conference USA Tournament is divided into two, four team double-elimination brackets. The winner of each bracket face off in the championship game Sunday at 1 PM.
Southern Miss likely must win the conference tournament, securing the league's automatic bid, in order to make an NCAA regional.
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