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From the basement: Tulane women’s basketball struggles in AAC, deserves NCAA tournament spot

From the basement: Tulane women’s basketball struggles in AAC, deserves NCAA tournament spot

Rebecca Sprague, Contributing Reporter
March 11
Filed under Basketball, Online Features, Sports

With the announcement of the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship bracket fast approaching on Monday, something needs to be said: Tulane women's basketball (16-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) deserves an at-large bid.At first glance, Tulane's stats are not as impressive as other...

In rematch of senior day matchup, Wave falls to Tulsa 66-60

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 10
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Lightning does not strike twice, or at least it didn't for No. 10 Tulane men's basketball (6-25, 3-15 American Athletic Conference) on Thursday when it lost 66-60 in the first round of the AAC tournament in Hartford, Connecticut.The Green Wave entered the game as the underdog despite having just...

Smart steps closer to NFL after combine performance

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
March 9
Filed under Football, Sports

During the final weekend of April, former defensive tackle Tanzel Smart will likely become the next Tulane player drafted into the NFL.After his performance at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on March 5, Smart is projected to be selected in the fourth round. If selected in the fourth round,...

Madness returns

Madness returns

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 9
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Every game is sudden death: lose and go home.The end of the regular season marks the beginning of the pinnacle of collegiate basketball, officially known as March Madness.Before the best 68 men's and women's teams from across the nation "lace them up" to compete with the ultimate hopes of becoming...

New leaders, old faces step up for No. 25 men’s tennis

New leaders, old faces step up for No. 25 men’s tennis

Josh Rothstein and Jordan Figueredo
March 9
Filed under Sports

Game. Set. Match.Starting off with an 8-2 record, the ball was in Tulane's court as the men's tennis team began its 2017 season.Fans questioned how the team would be able to replace the former face of Tulane tennis, Dominik Koepfer, who finished his career at Tulane with the second-highest record...

Offensive struggles at the plate cause Wave’s slow start

Offensive struggles at the plate cause Wave’s slow start

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter
March 9
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Tulane baseball made it to the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference last year and played in the NCAA Regional Playoff. Despite losing head coach David Pierce and five players to the MLB, the Wave retained five positional starters and new head coach Travis Jewett brings a history of winning...

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

Jake Eig, Staff Reporter
March 8
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

This week's #WaveCrushWednesday is senior point guard Leslie Vorpahl, the Tulane women's basketball star who is a force on the basketball court and in the classroom. Leslie has started for the past two seasons and is the second player in program history to reach 1,000 points and 500 assists in her...

Baseball opens season with tie in Air Force doubleheader, loss to Army

Baseball opens season with tie in Air Force doubleheader, loss to Army

Rebecca Sprague, Contributing Reporter
February 23
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After Friday night's storms delayed the Green Wave's season opener at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium until Saturday, the Travis Jewett era began.Tulane (1-3, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) split a doubleheader against Air Force (2-2, 0-1 Mountain West Conference) on Saturday, winning the first...

The Olive and Blue

The Olive and Blue

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Sports

While known today as The Green Wave, from 1893 to 1919 Tulane Athletics teams were known as "The Olive and Blue." The eye-catching colors of olive green and sky blue have long been and continue to be a staple at Tulane.Thanks to the minds of Tulane's equipment managers, these unique color combinations have led to a new su...

Central Missouri honors Fritz’s legacy

Central Missouri honors Fritz’s legacy

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 23
Filed under Archives, Football, Sports

Coaching the Central Missouri Mules runs in the Fritz family.On Feb. 11, Central Missouri honored second-generation head football coach Willie Fritz for his dedication to the football program by giving him one of the school's highest honors. Fritz was inducted into its Athletics Hall of Fame as a...

From the basement: New March Madness unveiling process is an unnecessary attention grab

From the basement: New March Madness unveiling process is an unnecessary attention grab

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 22
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Tulane men's basketball's 5-23 record (2-14 American Athletic Conference) means it will not be one of the teams selected to participate in March Madness this year. Even if the team improves significantly in the offseason, it will most likely not be selected next year either.That does not change...

Women’s basketball nearly pulls off upset over No. 1 UConn, but falls 63-60

Jake Eig, Contributing Reporter
February 21
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Tulane women's basketball (16-11, 7-7 American Athletic Conference) nearly ousted the No. 1 ranked UConn (26-0, 13-0 AAC) before falling to the Huskies 63-60 in the final minutes on Saturday at home.The Wave's last game was a 62-51 win over AAC rivals Cincinnati on Wednesday, while UConn's last...

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