The Tulane Hullabaloo

Winterfest: a new athletic tradition

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

This October, Tulane Athletics is introducing an exciting opportunity for Green Wave fans. The inaugural Winterfest will take place Thursday, Oct. 24, at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Winterfest is billed as a celebration of the upcoming seasons for Tulane’s winter sports teams....

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Senior forward Samir Sehic declared for the NBA Draft on March 20.

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

With both the NBA and NFL drafts approaching quickly, several Tulane athletes are hoping to hear their names called on June 20 and April 25, respectively. Donnie Lewis Jr. Senior cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. is considered to have the highest chance of being drafted by an NFL team. Lewis was selected to the all-AAC second team for his stellar per...

Incoming men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter impresses during introductory press

Ron Hunter announces his plans to make the Tulane men's basketball an NCAA champion team.

Julian Bombard, Senior Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

When Ron Hunter was introduced as the 25th  head coach of Tulane men’s basketball at Devlin Fieldhouse, he immediately made his intentions clear. “I’m going to the tournament,” Hunter said, before looking at the returning players, sitting in the front row. “If y'all don't want to go, t...

Men’s basketball travels to Memphis to battle Tigers in first round of AAC Tournament

Redshirt senior Jordan Cornish faces off against Wichita State.

Ezra Weber, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019

Following a heart wrenching overtime loss to Wichita State in the final game of the regular season, the Green Wave men’s basketball team will open the American Athletic Conference tournament by taking on fifth seeded University of Memphis Tigers (19-12), desperately hoping for an upset win.   ...

Women’s basketball looking to rebound, make slam dunk at AAC championship

Women’s basketball looking to rebound, make slam dunk at AAC championship

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

With just two conference games left, the 2019 women’s basketball season is rapidly coming to a close. Before the Green Wave wraps up the year, however, it will travel to Uncasville, Connecticut, for the American Athletic Conference championships. Because Tulane currently has a 5-9 conference r...

A Quick Huddle: Men’s basketball edition

Redshirt senior Jordan Cornish battles against UCF

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

With only 11 games left in the regular season, conference play is in full swing for Tulane men’s basketball. The Green Wave has suffered a season of lows, with a 4-15 overall record and an active nine-game losing streak. Tulane has yet to defeat another American Athletic Conference team, a refl...

Despite slam dunk start, women’s basketball fails to rebound

Sophomore point guard Kaila Anderson looks for assistance from teammate in last week's game against UConn

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

At the beginning of the 2018-19 season, the women’s basketball team fought their way to a 13-3 record, the team’s best start to a season since 2014. Riding a six-game winning streak, the Green Wave commenced conference play by taking down Temple University, East Carolina University and Southern...

Tulane men’s basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Tulane men's basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics The Tulane men’s basketball program kicked off a rebuilding season to a 1-1 start, with a youthful but gifted roster. The Green Wave finds offensive production from new players this season, after losing last seasons’ two leading scorers, Cameron Reynolds and Melvin...

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

With both Tulane’s men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting the first games of their respective seasons last week, it is only appropriate that this week’s “A Quick Huddle” hones in on hoops. Last Thursday, the Green Wave women narrowly defeated Texas Southern University by a score of...

Crescent City Pelicans revamp, reboot for another successful season

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

Following yet another drama-filled summer, the NBA season is revving up once again, with the New Orleans Pelicans making their debut last Wednesday in a 131-112 blowout win over the Houston Rockets. The Pels are currently undefeated after battering the Sacramento Kings 149-129 on Friday, a victory which broke the t...

Women’s basketball makes final tweaks for coming season

Guard Kayla Manuirirangi pulls up for a jumper. Manuirirangi, a tenured junior for the Wave, should be key in the coming season.
Courtesy of Tulane Athletics

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

Though it still feels like summer here in New Orleans, Tulane’s winter sports teams are busy ramping up for their coming seasons. On Sept. 27, the Green Wave women’s basketball team hosted its first preseason practice of the year, and it is now diligently preparing for its first game of the seas...

Diverging paths: shedding a spotlight on a freshman’s transition into Tulane

Diverging paths: shedding a spotlight on a freshman’s transition into Tulane

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018

No matter what year they are or where they come from, most Tulane students can recall their transition into college. From attending Yell for Yulman to touching the bell after the President’s convocation, New Student Orientation represented the transition into adulthood. Tulane’s freshmen student-athle...