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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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Men’s tennis defeats LSU Tigers for second consecutive year

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Adding another win to its season, the Tulane men's tennis team took down LSU 4-2 Thursday. Tulane beat LSU for the second year in a row, this time on home court."We knew this year they were going to come out and try and get some revenge," senior Sebastian Rey said. "But we really wanted to get the...

From the basement: Investments, patience yield results

From the basement: Investments, patience yield results

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

The first principle stated in Tulane Athletics' mission statement is "to recognize participation in athletics as an integral part of the educational process." If Tulane shows the patience to let investment bloom, then students choosing Tulane because of athletics might not be so hard to believe.Students...

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

A One, A Two, A Helluva Hullabaloo?  The classic cheer that orientation leaders ingrain in you — or try to — during orientation is not just a random combination of words but also a way to unite the crowds at sporting events and support the Green Wave every time the team scores.Not everyone ...

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

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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...

Experience crucial for baseball in opening series

Experience crucial for baseball in opening series

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 17, 2017
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...

Degrees of Disagreement

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
February 16, 2017
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...

Women’s basketball completes sweep of Cincinnati 62-51

Women’s basketball completes sweep of Cincinnati 62-51

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 16, 2017
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...

Devlin attendance dwindles, basketball teams take action

Devlin attendance dwindles, basketball teams take action

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2017
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...

Jewett seeks new heights for 2017 baseball

Jewett seeks new heights for 2017 baseball

Jake Eig, Contributing Reporter
February 13, 2017
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...

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, 2017
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...

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