The Tulane and Southeastern Louisiana men’s basketball teams look to keep their momentum heading into Friday’s game between the schools on Friday at Devlin Fieldhouse.
Tulane is trying to keep its three-game winning streak intact, while Southeastern will look to build on the first win of the Jay Ladner era when the teams meet at 7 p.m.
The game is part of the Tulane Tournament and will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and WMTI-FM 106.1 in the New Orleans area and on KSLU-FM 90.9 in Hammond.
Tulane (3-1) has won four straight since falling in the season opener to Wake Forest. Tulane upended Mississippi Valley State and Southern-New Orleans last week and then got past Southern 74-59 on Tuesday night.
Tre Drye and Jonathan Stark led the charge in the win over the Jaguars with 14 points each.
Junior Louis Dabney leads Tulane in scoring on the season with 13.3 points per game, while senior Jay Hook adds 10.7 points. Drye leads the Green Wave with seven rebounds per outing.
Southeastern (1-4) saw a four-game losing streak snapped on Wednesday night with an 86-68 win over Tennessee Tech at home as part of the Tulane Tournament.
Zay Jackson (15.2 points per game), DeVonte Upson (11.2 ppg), Joshua Filmore (10.2 ppg) and Andrew Guillory (10.0 ppg) are the Lions’ top scoring threats. Jackson (3.6 assists per game) and Filmore (1.8 apg) have split time running the point. Upson is averaging a team-best 9.2 rebounds per contest.
This is the 10th meeting between the two schools. Tulane owns a 7-2 record in the series, including 5-2 in games played at Devlin Fieldhouse. SLU won the last meeting 66-63 on Dec. 20, 2003 in New Orleans.
Tulane completes the Tulane Tournament on Sunday against Tennessee Tech at 1 p.m. That game will also be broadcast live on ESPN3. Southeastern closes out its tournament run on Sunday at 11 a.m. against Langston.
GREEN WAVE TO TAKE ON WESTERN KENTUCKY: In Hempstead, New York, the Tulane women’s basketball team begins play in the two-day Hofstra Thanksgiving Tournament.
The Green Wave (4-0) faces Western Kentucky (3-2) on Friday at 1 p.m. and will meet Northern Iowa or Hofstra on Saturday at either 1 or 3 p.m.
A free live stream will be available at GoHofstra.com.