Jones, Simmons, Hornsby set for SEC Men’s Tipoff _lowres

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Men's head coach Johnny Jones speaks Wednesday at media day for the men's and women's basketball teams at LSU.

LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones and players Ben Simmons and Keith Hornsby will represent the program at the Southeastern Conference Men’s Tipoff ’16 on Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The players will meet with print and electronic media members in the morning session at the Ballantyne Hotel, while the coaches will be in the spotlight in the afternoon session.

ESPNU will include the league’s media day activities in its College Basketball Live show from noon to 2 p.m. CDT with Andy Katz, Seth Greenberg, Dino Gaudio, Sean Farnham and Dari Nowkhah.

Nowkhah will host a coaches roundtable segment called “Deep Discussion,” while Farnham will have an “On the Court” piece in which the players put their skills on display.

Greenberg and Gaudio will have coaches providing insight as they break down game film during the “Coaches Clicker” segment.

The SEC Network will provide coverage of portions of the the men’s media day on SEC Now on Wednesday at 9 p.m. with the women’s on Thursday at 8 p.m.

Coach Nikki Caldwell and players Raigyne Moncrief and Alexis Hyder will represent LSU.