The Tulane Hullabaloo

Favorites, underdogs alike still in contention for NBA crown

The Raptors and Celtics will face off for Game 7 tonight at 8pm CST.

Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

As we near the halfway point of the NBA playoffs, it seems like a good time to recap the biggest storylines we’ve seen so far, as well as what fans can look forward to as this tumultuous and one-of-a-kind season comes to a fascinating close. As of right now, the biggest shocker of the playoffs has to be t...

Tulane guard Teshaun Hightower arrested, charged in Georgia homicide

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Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

April 26, 2020

UPDATE 4/29: Hightower's attorney, Averick Walker, told ESPN that Hightower's brother had shot the gun in self defense, and that his client was not culpable. Hightower's brother, Jeffrey, was also arrested on charges of aggravated assault, felony murder, and possession of a firearm during the commissi...

NBA hosts H-O-R-S-E competition

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Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2020

  Because of the postponement of the 2019-20 NBA season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA decided to host a nationally televised H-O-R-S-E shooting competition featuring star athletes while fans wait at home for sports to return.  The competition featured a number of both current and...

What it’s like to be a fan during March Madness

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

Approximately 70 million fans fill out and submit March Madness brackets every year. Fans race for their phones to check the latest scores to see how their brackets are doing. On a given day, there are numerous matchups to watch.  Games happen all throughout the day, giving fans an excuse to stay glued to their tele...

NBA’s new changes create “the best All-Star Game ever”

This year's NBA All-Star Game MVP award was named after the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who won the award four times in his career.

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The 69th NBA All-Star Game took place last Sunday evening at the United Center in Chicago with Team LeBron facing Team Giannis. For the fourth season in a row, the NBA decided to let the top two vote-getters in All-Star voting, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo, draft their teams, while the other to...

The legendary impact of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant in the 2012 Pre-Olympic exhibition game.

Abe Seldowitz, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant is a legend in the sports world. His impact was felt not only in the United States, but globally. Bryant was able to build a brand for himself that spanned across the world, especially even in China, where his signature shoe line and apparel are very popular. Bryant had an illustrious career for one of ...

Zion makes NBA debut as Pelicans look to make playoff push

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Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

The midpoint of the 2019-2020 NBA season has passed and the New Orleans Pelicans have a dismal 18-29 record. The Pelicans are currently 4.5 games behind the Western Conference eighth seed Memphis Grizzlies.  Around the league, the Los Angeles Lakers have a 3.5 game lead for first place in the Wes...

Tulane women’s basketball team off to hot start

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Jake Blancher, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

Tulane’s women’s basketball team has been riding the wave as of late, winning seven of its last eight games, including six intraconference wins. The Green Wave’s success has positioned the team second in the American Athletic Conference (AAC), only behind women's basketball powerhouse University of ...

Barring a few key wins, men’s basketball struggling early on in conference

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Conference play has commenced for Green Wave men’s basketball. The team started its AAC games on Monday, Dec. 30, beginning with a road trip to square off against the then No. 9 University of Memphis. Tulane trailed Memphis by three points in the last few minutes of the game but could not close the ga...

Tulane Women’s Basketball Ready for Conference Play After Tough Schedule

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Tulane women’s basketball team has faced some strong opponents over the first month of the season. After opening the season with a comfortable victory over Jackson State, the Green Wave took on Pacific-12 Conference representative Washington. In perhaps their biggest win so far this year, Tulane cam...

Green Wave men’s basketball tips-off with strong 7-1 record

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Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

After a convincing 76-55 win in their season opener against Southeastern Louisiana University, the Tulane Men’s Basketball team has gone on to win six more games within a month under the new head coach Ron Hunter. The team has started their season with a strong 7-1 record against non-conference opponents. This run began with a three-game win streak against Southeastern Louisiana, Jackson State University and Northwestern S...

Opening Tip: Green Wave women’s basketball season begins with dominating win

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Jake Blancher, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Green Wave women’s basketball team took to the court at home with a dominant win against the Jackson State Tigers Tuesday. Krystal Freeman led the Green Wave with 18 points with Louisiana-Monroe transfer Arsula Clark adding 15. Dene’ Mimms had a superb game defensively with six blocks, contribut...