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From the Basement: “Indisputable video evidence” no longer a viable excuse for blown calls

From the Basement: “Indisputable video evidence” no longer a viable excuse for blown calls

Susan Fanelli, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tulane fans saw their dreams of going to a bowl game for the first time since the 2013 New Orleans Bowl dashed when junior quarterback Jonathan Banks was seemingly brought down on the 1-yard line by a Southern Methodist University defender, stopping the Wave comeback — literally — inches short on...

Tulane Track and Field team starts strong with successful season opener

Tulane Track and Field team starts strong with successful season opener

Carrigan English, Associate Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Tulane track and field team made a strong statement in the meet commencing its indoor season last weekend, setting the tone for the season to come.  Members of the women's team set personal records at the Birmingham-Southern College Panther Icebreaker, with junior Rebekah Markel placing first i...

Tulane volleyball finishes up-and-down season

Tulane volleyball finishes up-and-down season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over already? Tulane's 2017 volleyball season flew by. Through exhilarating and disappointing moments, the Green Wave team banded together to finish its roller coaster of a season.The season started with a bang. Though Tulane's season-opener against the University of Louisiana-Lafayette was a 1-3...

Tulane at UNC: The good, the bad and the ugly

Tulane at UNC: The good, the bad and the ugly

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Tulane men's basketball Team travelled to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Sunday to play the No. 13 University of North Carolina Tar Heels. The game went exactly as most fans would expect, with UNC drubbing Tulane 97-73.Tulane rolled into the game with a 6-1 record but came out with all of its we...

Tulane football season ends in disappointment, team looks ahead

Tulane football season ends in disappointment, team looks ahead

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Well, that's a wrap. After Saturday's hard-fought loss to SMU, 12 games, five wins and seven losses will serve as the final count for Tulane football's 2017 season. Some fans, however, feel like this should not be the case, as a controversial call at the goal line prevented a game-winning touchdown from...

Men’s basketball makes strong start to 2017-18 season

Men’s basketball makes strong start to 2017-18 season

Henry Walther, Contributing Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tulane's men's basketball team is off to a hot start this season. After winning only six games last year, the revitalized Green Wave has rolled to a 6-1 record, including high quality wins over Colorado State and Miami University of Ohio.Led by upperclassmen Cameron Reynolds and Melvin Frazier, the te...

Taking the plunge: Tulane women’s swimming and diving places third at 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational

Taking the plunge: Tulane women’s swimming and diving places third at 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

Tulane women's swimming and diving continued its growth Nov. 16-18 as it placed third in the Phil Hansel Invitational. The team scored 277 points, recorded three NCAA B times and set two school records."I thought the team performed actually really well," head coach Katie Robinson said. "I think they...

From the Basement: The problem with playoffs

From the Basement: The problem with playoffs

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

In 2014, the college football playoff was introduced. Touted as a flawless replacement for the poorly-structured BCS bowl championship, it has only proven to be an expanded revival of the tired system, complete with poor judgment and complete exclusion of any team that lies outside of the Power 5. ...

Tulane pulls off late win over Houston to remain in bowl contention

Daniel Marguiles, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

Tulane Football defeated Houston 20-17 to advance to 5-6 on the season and keep its bowl hopes alive.After an initial touchback, Tulane quickly picked up a first down after a strike from junior quarterback Jonathan Banks to junior wide receiver Terren Encalade. However, that was all the Green Wave...

Tulane trounces Colorado State in first game of Jamaica Classic

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Uncategorized

Tulane traveled to Montego Bay this Friday to play the first game of the Jamaica Classic. A 3.5 point underdog going into the game, Tulane left the stadium with a massive win over the Colorado State Rams, the strongest team the Wave has faced this season.The game started quickly for Tulane, taking ...

Raising the bar: Tulane men’s basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Raising the bar: Tulane men’s basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After starting a dreary 1-3 last season, Tulane men's basketball has changed course for the better and, with a revamped roster, is rolling along at 2-0 to start the season.The team is currently preparing to take this momentum and confidence to the Caribbean as it takes part in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay, Jamaica. After th...

Green Wave football clinches win over ECU

Green Wave football clinches win over ECU

Susan Fanelli, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Tulane football had not played an overtime game since the Green Wave's 2016 four-overtime win against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last season. On Saturday, Tulane (4-6, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) emerged victorious in a 31-24 overtime win against East Carolina (2-8, 1-5 AAC) at Dowdy-Ficklen...

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