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Tulane vs. Loyola: The Battle for Freret Street

Tulane vs. Loyola: The Battle for Freret Street

Daniel Margulies, Contributing Reporter

November 1, 2017

This Thursday marks a yearly tradition, as the Tulane men's basketball team squares off against the Loyola University New Orleans Wolf Pack in the second of two preseason exhibitions. The Green Wave won on Tuesday by a score of 84-74 in the team's first preseason matchup against the LSU Tig...

From The Basement: Tulane must invest to treat athletics as a “revenue unit”

From The Basement: Tulane must invest to treat athletics as a “revenue unit”

Grant Barnes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

It is no secret that Tulane Athletics has been, in general, quite lackluster as of late. Green Wave football, for example, has had just two winning seasons in the past 15 years. The Wave has been near the bottom of the American Athletic Conference standings for quite some time, with notable exceptions...

Preview: Experience breeds confidence for men’s basketball team

Redshirt senior Cam Reynolds dribbles down the court during a game against St. John's last December. Tulane lost 95-75.

Bess Turner, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017

After a devastating 6-25 record last season, the Tulane men's basketball team prepares to put a better, more experienced foot forward this year. With last year's acquisition of Mike Dunleavy Sr. as head coach and a year of experience under his leadership, the team is beginning to feel more confident. The...

Preview: Coach Stockton, Green Wave gear up for new season

Senior guard Kolby Morgan heads up for a layup in a game against UConn last season.

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017

Tulane's Women's Basketball Team has not had a losing season since 2004. With this kind of stability in a program, it is hard to doubt head coach Lisa Stockton when she speaks with confidence about her players. After all, she has been the head coach for 24 years. Stockton's experience with Tulane basketb...

From the Basement: March Madness in danger of being overrun with advertisements

From the Basement: March Madness in danger of being overrun with advertisements

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Advertising and athletics go hand in hand, especially during championship games, but the ubiquitous nature of ads in college athletics, particularly basketball, has the potential to grow into an even larger beast. On Monday, America waved goodbye to March Madness as North Carolina defeated Gonzaga...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Members of Tulane's football, baseball and men's basketball teams led clinics and drills with participants from the Special Olympics Unified Sports program on the basketball courts of the Reily Center on March 18.

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

While most of Tulane's athletes are deep in the throes of the offseason, members of various teams have shifted gears from dunking and diving to community outreach. On Saturday, several Tulane athletes participated in a clinic for members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The two groups...

Transfer trend continues: Men’s basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Transfer trend continues: Men's basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017

Even though it means riding the bench for a season, student-athletes often transfer. Their reasons range from changes in coaching staff to a lack of playing time. Transferring is most common in basketball, which has more than double those of football and triple those of baseball. According to For...

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, more than a million people were displaced, many of whom never returned to the city they once called home. Freshman Colin Slater was one of these displaced residents. Despite being away for 11 years, his love for the city led him back home as he pursues...

Wave cruises through second round of WNIT with 66-49 win over Grambling

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017

Tulane women's basketball (8-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) advanced to the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Sunday after winning against the Grambling State Tigers (19-15, 14-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) 66-49 at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse. The game...

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Redshirt senior Christian Colletti, 41; redshirt junior J.P. France, 14 and freshman Chase Solesky, 29 are three of 17 players on the roster listed as pitchers for the Green Wave.

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017

There are 60 feet and six inches which separate the pitcher from the plate. That distance separates the opponent from the challenger. A win from a loss. Tulane baseball features 33 men on its roster, 17 of which are pitchers. While baseball has gotten off to a 4-12 start under new head coach Travis...

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

Jake Brennan, Jordan Figueredo, Susan Fanelli, and Josh Axelrod

March 16, 2017

It's everyone's favorite time of the year. On Thursday, March 16, March Madness will officially begin as 68 teams from across the country lace 'em up for the opportunity to win the national championships in Phoenix. Everyone, even The Hullabaloo, wants a piece of the action as we pick our favorites...

Pay to play

Pay to play

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan

March 16, 2017

"We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food in," former UConn guard and current Portland Trailblazer Shabazz Napier said in a post-game interview in 2014. "Sometimes, there's hungry nights where I'm not able to eat, ... but I still gotta play up to my capabilities." Napier is not alone in his struggles. Former Housto...