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Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, more than a million people were displaced, many of whom never returned to the city they once called home.Freshman Colin Slater was one of these displaced residents. Despite being away for 11 years, his love for the city led him back home as he pursues...

FULLABALOO: Switching setters

FULLABALOO: Switching setters

Brandi Doyal, Fullabaloo Byline
March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, Humor, Sports, Volleyball

From shuffling bags in a dark hallway to exchanging everything from shoes to their ponytails, twins Ally and Brooklyn Frank know their routine, and it is not limited to just serving or spiking."Don't fuck up my record," they whisper to each other when switching places. Ally Frank is a senior setter ...

Wave cruises through second round of WNIT with 66-49 win over Grambling

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Tulane women's basketball (8-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) advanced to the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Sunday after winning against the Grambling State Tigers (19-15, 14-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) 66-49 at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse.The game...

Women’s basketball advances in NIT with win over UT-Arlington

Shea Dobson, Contributing Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

Junior guard Kolby Morgan scored 20 points, senior guard Leslie Vorphal scored 13, and the Green Wave dominated the boards in a 62-53 victory over Texas-Arlington Thursday at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse in round one of the Women's National Invitational Tournament.UT-Arlington lept...

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

There are 60 feet and six inches which separate the pitcher from the plate. That distance separates the opponent from the challenger. A win from a loss.Tulane baseball features 33 men on its roster, 17 of which are pitchers.While baseball has gotten off to a 4-12 start under new head coach Travis...

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

Jake Brennan, Jordan Figueredo, Susan Fanelli, and Josh Axelrod
March 16, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

It's everyone's favorite time of the year.On Thursday, March 16, March Madness will officially begin as 68 teams from across the country lace 'em up for the opportunity to win the national championships in Phoenix. Everyone, even The Hullabaloo, wants a piece of the action as we pick our favorites...

Pay to play

Pay to play

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
March 16, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

"We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food in," former UConn guard and current Portland Trailblazer Shabazz Napier said in a post-game interview in 2014. "Sometimes, there's hungry nights where I'm not able to eat, ... but I still gotta play up to my capabilities."Napier is not alone in his struggles. Former Housto...

Baseball drops final two, is swept by San Diego through weekend series

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, No Photo, Online Features, Sports

In a four-game series against the San Diego University Toreros (10-3), Tulane baseball (3-12), dropped its final two on Saturday and Sunday. The Wave fell to the Toreros 5-4 on Saturday and 6-2 on Sunday at Greer Field in Turchin Stadium.The Wave entered the stadium on Saturday looking to bounce...

Baseball drops first two in four-game weekend series against San Diego

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Online Features, Sports

The 2017 season had a rough start for Tulane baseball (3-11). It lost the first two games in a four-game series against the San Diego Toreros (9-3) on Thursday and Friday, losing 11-4 and 7-4, respectively at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium.The Green Wave entered the series after snapping a losing...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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,...

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