The Tulane Hullabaloo

Green Wave football falls to SMU in Tulane’s third loss this season

Green Wave football falls to SMU in Tulane’s third loss this season

Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

11 hours ago

Tulane football welcomed the 17th-ranked Southern Methodist University Mustangs to Yulman Stadium on Friday. The Green Wave fell short in a close 37-34 game that went into overtime. This was Tulane’s second consecutive loss and their third of the season after falling to the University of Houston last...

How your basketball play style translates to the classroom

Not sure what Tulane school you should be in? Maybe your on-court style will help you decide.

Blaise Noble-Schueller, Contributing Reporter

5 days ago

Picture this: there are 10 seconds left in your pickup basketball game, and you gather a monster rebound. With your eyes up and ball pounding down the hardwood, your team trusts you to take the final shot of the game. What’s your move?  Do you take a James Harden step back? Do you pull up for th...

Women’s swimming and diving makes splash with new season

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Owen Scher, Associate Sports Editor

5 days ago

Amidst the COVID-19-induced fall 2020 sports drought, Tulane University fans finally have another sport besides football to look forward to. Women’s swimming and diving will begin their 2020-21 season this Saturday, Oct. 17, at Delta State University. The team has been able to resume play faster than many othe...

Los Angeles Lakers win 17th NBA title

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th Larry O'Brien championship trophy this year.

Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

5 days ago

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th NBA Championship on Sunday against the Miami Heat. The victory was the culmination of the NBA’s Bubble in Orlando, Florida, which hosted the league’s restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This was Los Angeles’ first appearance in the finals since Kobe Brya...

Ranking the top ten Tulane athletics alumni of all time

Tennis legend Linda Tuero, star running back Matt Forte, and two-way baseball player Micah Owings are some of Tulane's most notable athletic alumni.

Jake Blancher, Associate Sports Editor

October 7, 2020

In its illustrious existence as both an athletic and academic powerhouse, Tulane University has produced many noteworthy athletes. Our crop of sports heroes is especially noteworthy due to Tulane’s longtime inability to attract top-level high school athletes. With many of the so-called “sure things...

Green Wave head to Houston for AAC battle

Tomorrow's game will be the Green Wave's first game against another AAC team this season.

Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2020

If you are a fan of watching Tulane University football games on major television networks, you’re in luck. Tomorrow, Oct. 8, the Tulane Green Wave football team will take on the Houston Cougars at 6:30 pm CST on ESPN in what, in recent years, has become one of the more heated rivalries in the Amer...

2-2 Saints still hopeful after dominant win over Lions

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Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

October 5, 2020

The New Orleans Saints are a quarter of the way through the 2020 NFL regular season. The Saints are 2-2 through their first four games after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week one, losing to the Las Vegas Raiders and the Green Bay Packers in weeks two and three, and defeating the Detroit Lions in...

A Quick Huddle: AAC impacted by COVID-19

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Owen Scher, Associate Sports Editor

September 30, 2020

Only three weeks into the season, the American Athletic Conference has gone through the type of drama expected with a COVID-19-affected year. Several significant pandemic-related events have already occurred in the AAC. Memphis’ season halted After a season-opening 37-24 victory against Arkansa...

Sixteen-team postseason looks to shake up MLB

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Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

September 30, 2020

After postponing its typical 162-game schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MLB concluded its shortened 60-game regular season last weekend and baseball’s postseason is set to begin this week. This MLB postseason will be unlike anything we have ever seen before. Instead of a traditional wild-card round...

Center for Sport’s Eric Beverly uses sport to foster individuals’ growth

Bella Baff, Sports Editor

September 30, 2020

  Recent events in professional sports have illustrated that athletics are not only vehicles of competition and sources of entertainment, but a phenomenon that unites people across the globe. Sports are media of influence that provides opportunities for individual and societal growth. As dir...

Tulane’s Dominik Koepfer continues to climb pro tennis rankings

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Jake Blancher, Associate Sports Editor

September 30, 2020

Tulane alumnus Dominik Koepfer defeated French player Antoine Hoang this past weekend in four sets in the opening round of the French Open. After winning the first set 6-2, Koepfer dropped the second set, then cruised to victory after winning the last two sets 6-1. During his time at Tulane, Koepfer domi...

Pac-12 votes to play fall season; All NCAA teams bowl eligible

The Tulane Green Wave Football team will undoubtedly be affected by the Big Ten's decision to start play this fall.

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2020

Following the Big Ten Conference’s Sept. 16 decision to play college football in the fall, the Pac-12 Conference has also turned the tide and will play football this fall. The 12-team Pac-12 Conference voted to have a seven-game season that will kick off on Nov. 6 and end on Dec. 18 with the Pac-...