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Men’s basketball stumbles in second half, falls 80-75 to SMU

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Archives, Basketball, No Photo, Sports

Despite having the lead for the first 30 minutes, the Green Wave (4-13, 1-4 American Athletic Conference) ultimately fell to 19th-ranked Southern Methodist (23-4, 13-1 AAC) 80-75 Wednesday at the Moody Coliseum in Dallas.SMU had five players score in double digits and shot 18-for-32 from the field... Read more »

Experience crucial for baseball in opening series

Experience crucial for baseball in opening series

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 17
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Tulane baseball will open its highly anticipated 2016-17 season against the Army Black Knights and the Air Force Falcons this weekend. The three-game series will commence Friday and will continue through Sunday.Experience will be a key factor for the Green Wave during the series. According to new... Read more »

Degrees of Disagreement

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
February 16
Filed under Basketball, Football, Sports

It's no longer about the one-and-dones, but instead, the fours-and-transfers.The NCAA no longer revolves around student-athletes drafted after their freshman year but instead focuses on graduate student-athlete transfers. The graduate transfer rule allows players who have received at least a bac... Read more »

Women’s basketball completes sweep of Cincinnati 62-51

Women’s basketball completes sweep of Cincinnati 62-51

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 16
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After beating the Cincinnati Bearcats (15-10, 6-6 American Athletic Conference) in overtime this earlier season, Tulane women's basketball (16-10, 7-6 AAC) has swept the series against its conference rival in a 62-51 win on Wednesday at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse."I think for us, it... Read more »

Devlin attendance dwindles, basketball teams take action

Devlin attendance dwindles, basketball teams take action

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
February 13
Filed under Basketball, Sports

A collegiate athletic team's fan base is a big component of its success. For both Tulane men's and women's basketball programs, increasing game attendance and support from students is a priority.Attendance at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse has dwindled over the past few years. Record... Read more »

Jewett seeks new heights for 2017 baseball

Jewett seeks new heights for 2017 baseball

Jake Eig, Contributing Reporter
February 13
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Travis Jewett won a national championship in 2014 as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at Vanderbilt. Now, in his first year as the head coach at Tulane, he plans to bring that championship mentality with him to Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. "I just put it in my backpack when I left Na... Read more »

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Archives, Sports

Collegiate athletics are supposed to be a way for young adults to compete at a higher level and grow as people while still focusing on their studies. This has never been the case.The NCAA gains from the success of players that generate the most revenue, but the educational compensation for players... Read more »

Tackling the NFL

Tackling the NFL

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Archives, Football, Sports

He started the last Saturday of November listening to Boosie Badazz and saying a prayer with his grandmother and ended the day hanging up his No. 77 Green Wave jersey for the last time.The next time he enters a locker room and hypes himself up for a game, former Tulane defensive tackle Tanzel Smart... Read more »

Par for the course: Men’s basketball falls 91-62 against Houston

Par for the course: Men’s basketball falls 91-62 against Houston

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Online Features, Sports

Despite the hopes of breaking a seven-game losing streak, Tulane men's basketball (4-20, 1-11 American Athletic Conference) suffered a crushing 91-62 loss to the Houston Cougars (17-7, 8-4 AAC) in a conference matchup Wednesday night at the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.Houston's... Read more »

#Wavecrush Wednesday: Tulane Shockwave

#Wavecrush Wednesday: Tulane Shockwave

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Sports

The co-captains of the Tulane Shockwave dance team, Eleyna Langley, Olivia Bancroft and Lauren Hymel, are this week's #WaveCrushWednesday. Shockwave performs at every football and basketball game and joins the teams on their away trips and tournaments. Outside of Tulane, Shockwave also participates... Read more »

Morgan shoots career best in 74-68 overtime victory over Cincinnati

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Basketball, No Photo, Online Features, Sports

As tournament season draws near, Tulane women's basketball (14-7, 5-3 American Athletic Conference) knocked off conference rival University of Cincinnati (14-7, 5-3 AAC) with an overtime victory of 74-68.The Wave started the game trailing the Bearcats, but by halftime, junior guard Kolby Morgan... Read more »

New class crosses state lines

New class crosses state lines

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 2
Filed under Football, Sports

When Tulane football head coach Willie Fritz began his Green Wave career in late 2015, he had only two months to piece together his first recruiting class. At the end of the 2016 season, the Green Wave finished 4-8.Now with the benefit of a complete recruiting cycle, Fritz unveiled the 2017... Read more »

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