LSU freshman Nick Storz makes his pitching debut and LSU tries to snap a four-game losing streak when the Tigers meet the Tulane Green Wave at 6:30 p.m. at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Green Wave has beaten the Tigers a school-record four times in a row heading into Wednesday's game at Alex Box Stadium, and Witherspoon has played a significant role in each of the victories.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
LONG BEACH, Calif. — A day after Tulane dug itself into an early hole on its way to a loss, the Green Wave turned the tables on Long Beach State in a 10-6 win.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Tulane's spring practice began with a more svelte defensive tackle Jeffery Johnson, a true freshman who enrolled in January and already has lose nearly 30 pounds from a reporting weight of 345 pounds. The Green Wave is counting on him to be a big contributor at a thin spot.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The Green Wave lineup has struggled with injuries, faltering at the plate and in the field without outfielder Ty Johnson, who has missed the last two games with a hip problem, and first baseman Trevor Jensen, who has missed five games in a row with a leg issue.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Green Wave pitchers struggled to get the ball over the plate, and when they did, the Golden Eagles made good contact. Southern Miss led 11-0 after five innings and cruised to a comprehensive *** victory.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
UL-Lafayette broke out of an extended slump at the plate with a season-high 13 hits, pitching out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the bottom of the 10th inning to give itself a chance to win on Tuesday at Turchin Stadium.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Tulane hosts Louisiana-Lafayette on Tuesday at Turchin Stadium, and Gozzo is one of the reasons the Green Wave is hitting better than last year even thought it lost seven starters. The Cajuns have struggled at the plate all season.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
The Green Wave gave up 19 hits, walked nine and hit three batters. It's nearly impossible to win when 30 guys reach base, and Tulane found out the hard way despite having 13 hits of its own on Saturday.
Willie Fritz admitted it took longer to recover from the controversial season-ending loss to SMU than he wanted for both coaches and players, but the Green Wave will be ready for the start of spring practice on Monday. After coming up an inch short of a bowl game (or so the referee said), Tulane's goal is a little improvement across the board.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Thursday, March 08, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Even before Tulane tipped off Thursday evening at Amway Center in the American Athletic Conference tournament, its progress in Year Two of the Mike Dunleavy era already registered as a significant stride.
Tulane's pitchers have blown three leads in the last week because of their wildness, the same problem the staff had last year. Coach Travis Jewett recognizes weaker team can fracture after results like that and is committed to keeping the Wave together entering a weekend home series against Purdue.
Both teams made enough mistakes to lose, but the nine walks Tulane's pitchers issued ultimately made the difference. Control problems are becoming a recurring them for the second straight year for the Green Wave. Southeastern Louisiana coach Matt Riser was just happy to get out of Turchin Stadium win a win.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
A healthy Melvin Frazier will do his best to keep the Green Wave men's basketball season alive in its first-round matchup with Temple on Thursday at the AAC tournament. With first-round NBA draft projections piling up, this may be his last time in a Tulane uniform.
In a game with three distinct momentum switches and two grand slams, UNO coughed up a four-run lead before rallying from a two-run deficit to beat Tulane 8-7 at Maestri Field.
Monday, March 05, 2018
In the 1980s, both teams packed their stadiums in an intense rivalry that has waned over the years, but UNO coach Blake Dean and Tulane coach Travis Jewett are trying to rekindle the interest by resurrecting the Pelican Cup. The Privateers have beaten the Green Wave in each of the last two years at Maestri Field. Cox Sports TV will have coverage for the 6:30 start.
Sunday, March 04, 2018
The Green Wave responded to coach Travis Jewett's strong words before the game, which he labeled a must-win. Keagan Gillies pitches seven strong innings and Tulane took control with a six-run fourth inning.
INDIANAPOLIS — Tulane's Ade Aruna didn't enter the NFL scouting combine as one of the big names of the defensive line class, like North Carolina State's Bradley Chubb or UTSA's Marcus Davenport.
Saturday, March 03, 2018
The Green Wave, coming off an embarrassing home loss to 10th-ranked Cincinnati, will try to prove its resilience one more time at UCF. Tulane will stay in Orlando after the game to prepare for its AAC tournament opener on Thursday in the same city.
Friday, March 02, 2018
Starting Kaleb Roper walked four and hit a batter in a five-run top of the first on his way to throwing 73 pitches before leaving after two innings, and the Green Wave never recovered.
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Given an opportunity to play on ESPN, the Tulane men's basketball team attracted one of its largest crowds in years for 10th-ranked Cincinnati on Thursday night. None of that mattered, though, when the Bearcats took a 33-point lead in the second half on the way to a lopsided victory.
After a freshman year in which he only received notice for volunteering to be an emergency catcher, Artigues is hitting .360, leading off and had not committed an error as Tulane's starting second baseman. He will try to continue his role as a spark plug when the Green Wave hosts Cal State Fullerton in a weekend series.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Sophomore third baseman Kody Hoese went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and sophomore Chase Solesky pitched five innings in a strong start to lead Tulane baseball to a 6-2 win over Lamar Wednesday at Turchin Stadium.
Tulane's Cameron Reynolds arrived in 2013-14 as part of a seven-man freshman class but will be honored alone on Senior Night before the Green Wave hosts 10th-ranked Cincinnati at 8 p.m. In world when basketball players transfer at the drop of a hat, Reynolds has persevered through two thumb injuries, a coaching change and a lot of losing to put himself in position to become one of the Wave's top 15 all-time scorers.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Green Wave struggled to produce with runners in scoring position early, but it did not matter. Lamar, which was no hit in a seven-inning loss to Hofstra on Sunday, managed only one infield single as Tulane bounced back from a weekend sweep at the hands of Ole Miss.
Monday, February 26, 2018
Tulane has traded sweeps to start the year, winning three start from Wright State at Turchin Stadium before coming up empty at ninth-ranked Ole Miss. Considering the Rebels' strength and Wright State taking a series at Louisiana-Lafayette this past weekend, coach Travis Jewett still likes the direction of his team heading into games with Lamar on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
When Tulane's women's basketball team plays SMU on Monday night at Devlin Fieldhouse in its final regular-season game, it will celebrate two very different seniors.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
TAMPA, Florida — The Tulane men’s basketball team placed four players in double-figures and snapped a six-game slide with a 79-68 American Athletic Conference win against South Florida on Saturday at the Sun Dome.
Friday, February 23, 2018
With two games left in the regular season, Tulane's women's basketball team is wrapping up the program's worst campaign under coach Lisa Stockton since 2005.
Mired in a six-game losing streak, Tulane figures to feed reserve center Samir Sehic early and often when he enters against South Florida on Saturday. He has risen to the top of the American Athletic Conference in field goal percentage despite being undersized and playing out of position. Tipoff is 11 a.m on ESPNU.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Green Wave got key contributions from everyone in the lineup in a season-opening sweep of Wright State and will need a similar approach at No. 9 Ole Miss. The Rebels' starting pitchers did not allow an earned run in a sweep of Winthrop.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tulane is a heavy underdog to Wichita State, which has played up to its tremendous preseason expectations in the last few weeks as the same time the Green Wave has hit the skids. The Shockers are tall and wide, featuring 6-foot-8, 279-pound center Shaquille Morris, one of 10 contributors in a deep, talented rotation.
Monday, February 19, 2018
The Tulane baseball team's terrific opening weekend against Wright State showed off a deep pitching staff with eighth newcomers contributing. The Green Wave's struggles on the mound torpedoed coach Travis Jewett's first season, but year No. 2 already appears very different.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
The Green Wave baseball team made a huge statement by capping off a three-game sweep of Wright State at Turchin Stadium to start the season. The biggest blow came from designated hitter Matt Rowland, who launched a three-run homer in the fifth to give Tulane the lead for good in a 11-5 victory.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tulane women's basketball team dug itself a big hole in the first three quarters and could not quite dig out of it in a 73-60 loss against Memphis on Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
It has taken Tulane two days to make a rough 2017 season a distant memory. Ross Massey pitched three scoreless innings out of the bullpen, and Acy Owen laced a walk-off double in the 10th inning as the Green Wave overcame a 5-2 deficit to beat Wright State 6-5 and improve to 2-0.
The Tulane men's basketball team has not been able to get over the hump at home since joining the American Athletic Conference. The slumping Green Wave battled Memphis all the way on Saturday but never led, falling 68-63 for its fifth straight loss overall and for the 29th time in 35 AAC home games over four years.
For Tulane's women's basketball team, it was a long break in the schedule but a much-needed one, coach Lisa Stockton and the Green Wave players said as they head into Sunday's game at Memphis.
Friday, February 16, 2018
The new-look Green Wave scored the winning run on a bases loaded walk in the seventh inning and stranded the tying run at third base to end the game. Freshman Connor Pellerin picked up the victory in relief, and Will McAffer earned the save.
The Tulane men's basketball team has put itself in position to win three of its last four games but has come up empty in all of them. Missed free throws at crucial times have been a huge factor, a frustrating issue for a team with solid foul shooters almost across the board.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Coming off a disappointing 27-31 year with a senior-laden group, second-year coach Travis Jewett is counting on an influx of newcomers with college experience to make a huge difference. Only two major contributors remain from the 2016 AAC championship team.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
After Tulane rallied to tie the score at 80 in the final minute, East Carolina's B.J. Tyson sank two free throws with 2.4 seconds left after freshman Caleb Daniels was called for a foul while blocking his shot. The loss was the Green Wave's eighth in its last 10 games.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The American Athletic Conference released its football schedule on Tuesday, handing Tulane a season-ending home game against Navy on the same day as the Bayou Classic between Southern and Grambling. Tulane also will play a Friday home game against Memphis and a Thursday road game against Houston.