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Getting the ball rolling: Tulane prepares to defend its national ranking

Getting the ball rolling: Tulane prepares to defend its national ranking

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Tulane women's bowling team recently received the honor of participating in the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships Sectional Qualifier, which will take place this weekend, March 9-11, in Fairview Heights, Illinois. The team is currently ranked No. 9 in the nation.T...

From the Basement: Rethinking seeding changes in the NBA

From the Basement: Rethinking seeding changes in the NBA

Bella Baff, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.The NBA has proven time and time again that it is the most innovative league in sports. From changing the format of the All-Star Game to feature a schoolyard style draft, to ...

Wrapping up: Green Wave men’s basketball finishes much-improved season

Wrapping up: Green Wave men’s basketball finishes much-improved season

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With Tulane men's basketball's loss at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, the team officially finished its regular season. The 2017-18 campaign will end with a record of 14-16, along with a record of 5-13 in American Athletic Conference play.Though the team finished 10th in conference for...

The method behind the madness: Tulane Athletics’ strategic communications team works to improve Green Wave sports

The method behind the madness: Tulane Athletics’ strategic communications team works to improve Green Wave sports

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Each week, The Hullabaloo's Sports staff examines the latest match-ups of Green Wave teams across campus. This coverage and the athletic games themselves, however,  would not be possible without the work of the strategic communications team in Tulane Athletics. This week, the section decided to spotligh...

Tulane tennis topples Texas Tech

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

No. 22 Tulane tennis team has seen many successes in the first half of the season. After facing a tough defeat against Mississippi State University on Feb. 23, the Green Wave entered into its Feb. 25 matchup against then No. 21 Texas Tech University determined to come out on top.The Wave began with a swift start, clinching two wins in its doubles play to give T...

The big dogs: Tulane men’s basketball ready to take on No. 10 Cincinnati

The big dogs: Tulane men’s basketball ready to take on No. 10 Cincinnati

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Tulane men's basketball has had quite the rollercoaster season to say the least. The team started off the year hot with wins over numerous non-conference opponents. In-conference, however, the story has been quite a bit different.The Green Wave began conference play on Dec. 28 against Temple University. Though this game turned out in ...

From The Basement: Panic time for the Cavaliers?

From The Basement: Panic time for the Cavaliers?

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.Though the Cavaliers have made each of the past three NBA Finals, do they have what it takes to capture the Eastern Conference crown for a fourth consecutive year? Cleveland ...

Women’s Golf struggles at Sugar Bowl Championship

Women’s Golf struggles at Sugar Bowl Championship

Cullen Fagan, Sports Associate Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last week, the Tulane women's golf team hosted the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship, from Feb. 18-20, on its home course. This was its eighth year hosting the tournament.Many top teams participated in the Sugar Bowl, including six of the nation's top 25 teams. These included No. 8 Oklahoma State, No. 11 University of Southern California, No. 13 Michigan State University, No. 18 University o...

Making a splash: Tulane swimming earns six medals in American Conference Championship

Making a splash: Tulane swimming earns six medals in American Conference Championship

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

Tulane's swimming and diving team finished its season in stride this past weekend at the American Athletic Conference Championships in Dallas, Texas. Overall, the team took fifth place with 401 points and six medals.On opening night, the Green Wave started with a bang, setting a school record for the 200 meter medley relay. The group, composed of junior Paris Zhang, f...

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.LeBron James is nothing less than a superstar. He has unquestionably been the face of basketball for more than a decade. At this point, he may even be the face of professional ...

Tulane baseball starts new season swinging

Tulane baseball starts new season swinging

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

This past weekend, Green Wave baseball opened its season in the most sweeping way possible. In facing off against the Wright State Raiders, the team brought home three victories to win the series and leave fans wanting more.Even though the series would eventually become a breeze for the Green Wave,...

Louisiana finds footing in junior league hockey team

Louisiana finds footing in junior league hockey team

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Two decades ago, ice hockey in the American South was considered a joke. Even the 1999 Stanley Cup victory by the Dallas Stars did little to change northern U.S. and Canadian attitudes about southern teams.The relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2011 to Winnipeg, Manitoba, was seen by Canadi...

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