The Tulane Hullabaloo

Women’s basketball team dribbles to 2020 season’s end

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Ben Friedman, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

This weekend, Tulane women’s basketball lost in the second round of the American Athletic Conference tournament, thus wrapping up their season. This season Tulane went 14-17 overall, 8-8 in conference, giving us a 45 percent win rate.     Head Coach Lisa Stockton finished her 26th season for Tulane. At the end of the playoffs, she stated, “I've never had a ...

Bandwagon Bootcamp: Becoming a Saints Fan

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Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 16, 2019

Despite the chilly air, the energy in New Orleans is blood-pumping and electric. Mardi Gras is right around the corner; more pressingly, the New Orleans Saints are just one win away from traveling to Atlanta for the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Some students have their own, albeit less dynamic, home team lo...

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The NBA Playoffs have been quite entertaining thus far for both hardcore and casual fans alike, with only one series ending in a four-game sweep. The victor of this matchup was the city's very own New Orleans Pelicans. It seems as if almost every team has something spurring its excitement. There is o...

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

Bella Baff and Julian Bombard

April 18, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2015 following a tumultuous regular season complete with injuries, last-minute trades and a brow-shaving April Fools prank that shocked the basketball world. The Pelicans finished sixth in the competitive Western Confer...

And then there were two: Patriots, Eagles gear up for NFL finale

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018

The entire NFL season now comes down to one final game. Most NFL fans could foresee another Tom Brady championship run, but who would have foreseen the Nick Foles-led Philadelphia Eagles coming this far? Foles is an unproven journeyman, and yet he has the opportunity to make his mark in denying the...

From the Basement: The problem with playoffs

From the Basement: The problem with playoffs

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017

In 2014, the college football playoff was introduced. Touted as a flawless replacement for the poorly-structured BCS bowl championship, it has only proven to be an expanded revival of the tired system, complete with poor judgment and complete exclusion of any team that lies outside of the Power 5. ...