The Tulane Hullabaloo

Conroy signs top big-man prospect from Washington D.C.

Conroy signs top big-man prospect from Washington D.C.

Jonathan Harvey, Online Sports Editor William Potts

November 20, 2014


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Tulane Green Wave men's basketball scored its first recruit of the season Monday, as Taron Oliver signed a National Letter of Intent.The 6-9, 240 pound forward/center is currently ranked by ESPN as the top overall prospect in Washington D.C. He will play this season at Montrose Christian School in R...

Women’s basketball defeats in-state rival LSU, starts 3-0

Oliver Grigg, Print Sports Editor

November 19, 2014


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Freshman guard Kolby Morgan scored 13 points to lead the Wave (3-0, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) to a 51-45 victory against in-state rival LSU in a battle for bragging rights. The victory marked the Green Wave’s fourth win in the past five games against LSU. Tulane also moved to an impressive...

Johnson must evaluate team as season ends

Johnson must evaluate team as season ends

Williams Potts, Associate Sports Editor

November 19, 2014


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Tulane (3-7, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) fell apart against conference foe Memphis (7-3, 5-1 AAC) in its first on-campus Homecoming game in 40 years Saturday at Yulman Stadium.Turnovers, which have been the Wave’s kryptonite all-season long, decided what would have otherwise been a competitive matchup, as Me...

Despite elimination from bowl game contention, Johnson vows Wave will not quit

Despite elimination from bowl game contention, Johnson vows Wave will not quit

Mackenna Barker, Associate Sports Editor

November 19, 2014


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Tulane football (3-7, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) will travel to Greenville, North Carolina Saturday to face East Carolina (6-3, 3-2 American Athletic Conference), who is ranked No. 2 in passing yards. The Green Wave is ineligible for any bowl game following its 38-7 loss to Memphis in its Homec...

Opinion: Wave’s blowout loss to Wake Forest is an early concern

Opinion: Wave’s blowout loss to Wake Forest is an early concern

William Potts, Associate Sports Editor

November 19, 2014


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Wake Forest beat Tulane men's basketball (0-1, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) 71-49 to start the Wave's season Monday night at Devlin Fieldhouse. The Green Wave was looking to justify its new presence in the American Athletic Conference with a strong performance, but Monday night's result did the opposi...

RECAP: Ten Points on Tulane vs. Memphis

RECAP: Ten Points on Tulane vs. Memphis

Matt Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Final Score: 38-7 MemphisPredicted score: 27-17 Memphis It took 58 minutes, 5 seconds for Tulane to score. Freshman running back Dontrell Hilliard’s 19-yard touchdown run with 1:55 remaining in the fourth quarter ended Memphis’ streak of 31 unanswered points. The Tigers would find the end zone once ...

“Fire Dickson” campaign interrupts Homecoming

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor & Oliver Grigg

November 19, 2014


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Much hype and excitement surrounded the first on-campus Homecoming football game in 40 years Saturday at Yulman Stadium. Critics of Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson, however, made a bigger noise, as they raised more than $1,200 to fly a "Fire Dickson" air banner campaign over the stadium duri...

Tulane men’s basketball starts flat, loses season opener 71-49 to Wake Forest

Tulane men’s basketball starts flat, loses season opener 71-49 to Wake Forest

Jonathan Harvey, Online Sports Editor

November 17, 2014


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The Green Wave (0-1, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) drops its first game of the season in the 71-49 loss to Wake Forest.Tulane came out flat to start the game as Wake Forest went on a 26-8 run. But the Wave bounced back, lead by junior guard Louis Dabney, who recorded 13 of his 17 points in the fi...

Five former Green Wave athletes honored into Tulane Hall of Fame

Five former Green Wave athletes honored into Tulane Hall of Fame

Matt Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2014


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Five former Tulane athletes were inducted into the 2014 Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday at Yulman Stadium. The inductees included Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte, professional baseball players Micah Owings and Brian Bogusevic, track & field runner Gloria Asumnu and former basketball play...

Tulane women’s basketball starts season 2-0, defeats McNeese State 75-55

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

November 17, 2014


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Tulane women’s basketball defeated McNeese State 75-55 at the Burton Coliseum Sunday afternoon.For the fifth straight year, the Green Wave is 2-0 as well as tied last season’s best mark of opening wins with a combined 60-point margin of victory. Junior forward Tierra Jones recorded 8-8 from the f...

Memphis spoils Tulane football’s first ever Homecoming game in Yulman Stadium

Alec Freudenstein, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2014


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Tulane football (2-7, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) hosted its first Homecoming game on campus in over 40 years when they hosted AAC leader Memphis (7-3, 5-1 AAC) Saturday. The Green Wave had its backs against the wall coming into the game, needing to win the remaining three games in order to stay ...

Men’s basketball start 2014-15 season with exhibition win

Men’s basketball start 2014-15 season with exhibition win

Mackenna Barker, Associate Sports Editor

November 13, 2014


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Tulane men’s basketball defeated Loyola 87-43 in an exhibition game at Devlin Fieldhouse Wednesday night, with five players scoring in the double digits.Defensively, the Green Wave had an all around strong performance. The Wave held Loyola to 26.3 percent shooting from the floor and forced 19 tu...

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