Scotlandville High pitcher Destin Dotson knows something about pitches. The senior left-hander said Tulane did not have to put anything extra on its pitch to him.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Diaz, who graduated in December, announced on Twitter he had been released from his scholarship and would play his final season of eligibility somewhere else. After starting four games in 2015, he became a full-time starter when coach Willie Fritz arrived two years ago, missing time only due to injury.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
With three of its first four American Athletic Conference games against beatable teams and two of the games at home, Tulane's women's basketball team had a realistic hope of getting off to a good start in conference.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
With Wichita State and Cincinnati having separated themselves, the AAC does not have a certain third NCAA tournament team, particularly if Houston falls victim to the same vulnerability that has affected everyone else in the middle of the league. The Green Wave will try to halt its two-game skid against the Cougars on Wednesday night.
Monday, January 15, 2018
2017: The football season that saw the New Orleans Saints, LSU Tigers and Tulane Green Wave's respective seasons end in gut-wrenching fashion.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Tulane’s Kolby Morgan became the third player in team history to score 2,000 career points, but Wichita State’s strong play in the paint propelled the Shockers to a 64-56 win.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Tulane, a rare favorite against Connecticut, could not buy a basket in the first half and could not stop AAC leading scorer Jalen Adams after the break, falling 67-57. It was the Green Wave's second loss in a row since an emotional upset of defending AAC champion SMU last week.
Friday, January 12, 2018
The Tulane Green Wave women's basketball team will play host to Wichita State on Saturday looking to bounce back from a heartbreaking overtime home loss to Houston.
Junior guard Jordan Cornish sank four 3-pointers in a minute at the end of Tulane's loss to Memphis on Tuesday. Already the Green Wave's assist leader, he can help out even more if he improves his consistency as a scorer.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Rising senior Jonathan Banks is entrenched as Tulane's starting quarterback, but the Green Wave now has no returning scholarship backup with the departure of McClain, Johnathan Brantley and Glen Cuiellette.
Monday, January 08, 2018
After rallying from 12 points down to beat defending AAC champion SMU, Tulane had a low-key celebration. Already one victory away from doubling last year's win total of six heading into Tuesday night's game at Memphis, the Green Wave is getting used to the feeling and saw no reason to go crazy.
ATLANTA — Ed Reed, who went from Destrehan High School to an All-American career with the Miami Hurricanes and then became a perennial Pro Bowler in the NFL, was among 13 people named Monday to the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Friday, January 05, 2018
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Trailing by 12 in the second half, Tulane went on a 24-8 run against one of the best defensive teams in the nation and held on to win in a pivotal victory for second-year coach Mike Dunleavy in what is shaping up as a breakthrough year.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
TULSA, Okla. — Kolby Morgan reached 30 points for the fifth time in her Tulane career in a 72-63 Green Wave victory over Tulsa at the Reynolds Center on Wednesday afternoon.
The Green Wave is 0 for 5 against the Mustangs in AAC play but came close to upsetting them in Dallas last year. Point guard Ray Ona Embo's defense against preseason AAC Player of the Year Shake Milton will be pivotal on Thursday night.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Even as Tulane's women's basketball team shot just 29 percent in a 29-point loss at South Florida on Sunday, there was forward Meredith Schulte going 5-of-6.
Sunday, December 31, 2017
The Green Wave held the Golden Hurricane to 36-percent shooting and still trailed almost all the way, getting beaten badly on the boards, outhustled on the floor and failing to find any rhythm offensively.
Saturday, December 30, 2017
The Green Wave kept attacking Temple after building a lead in its American Athletic Conference opener, reflecting coach Mike Dunleavy's philosophy, and will try to maintain that momentum at home on Sunday.
Friday, December 29, 2017
When the American Athletic Conference's women's basketball season begins on New Year's Eve, it will officially tip off its battle for second place.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Coming into Temple to open its league play, Tulane could have entered with a sense of apprehension facing the Owls, who were ranked 13th in the latest RPI and had won six straight against the Green Wave dating to 1996.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
The Green Wave, which has won four conference home games in three years since joining the AAC, showed significant signs of improvement in November and December while traditional powers Memphis and Connecticut are down.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Texas-El Paso came into Fogelman Arena on Friday with a bigger, more rugged defensive team, a program that competed well against Tulane when the two were members of Conference USA.
McCleskey, a former walk-on at Tennessee who went undrafted in the NFL before carving out a career, has lived in New Orleans since 2000. He is the founder of ME Sports, which trains athletes.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
With guard Kolby Morgan leading the way, Tulane jumped on Troy from the start, built an insurmountable margin and cruised to a 106-75 victory in the opening game of the Tulane Classic on Thursday at Devlin Fieldhouse.
Freshman Caleb Daniels, finally healthy after getting hurt the day before the opener, scored a season-high 12 points and the go-ahead basket for the Green Wave, which rallied from 3 down in the final 2:15 after leading by as much as 18.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Coming off a victory against methodical Middle Tennessee on Sunday, Tulane's women's basketball team will have to have its running shoes on in the opening game of the Tulane Classic on Thursday.
Tulane's 22-player signing class on Wednesday was its highest rated group since 2004 and could rise even higher if the Wave latches on to quarterback Lindsey Scott.
After a rough six-game stretch earlier this year, Paul has become Tulane's best post defender by far and is more than an afterthought on offense.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Although the early signing period actually lasts three days and players can choose to wait until February, almost all of the Green Wave's 22 commitments are expected to sign Wednesday.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Tulane guard Jordan Cornish raced down the court after committing a sloppy turnover, blocked a lay-up attempt and watched helplessly as Nicholls State grabbed the rebound and scored for a 17-point lead with 12:07 left.
The well-respected Fritz has endured back-to-back losing records in his first two seasons at Tulane, but the improving Green Wave came within an inch of a bowl game this year.
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Tulane coach Lisa Stockton got the “extra effort” game for which she was looking, and guard Kolby Morgan showed last year's game against Middle Tennessee was a mere aberration.
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Bailey Granier is the second offensive lineman in as many years to land at Tulane as a graduate transfer, joining Hunter Knighton of Miami.
In its last game, Tulane's women's basketball team was overrun at home by LSU and the Tigers' smothering, pressure defense.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Cornerback prospect Larry Brooks is Tulane's 20th commitment overall and the fourth from last weekend's group of official visitors in what is shaping up as the Green Wave's highest rated class in years.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Green Wave football coach talked extensively on Tuesday about the direction of the program in his season-assessing news conference.
Monday, December 11, 2017
Their departures will leave Tulane with only two scholarship quarterbacks for spring drills, although the Green Wave is pursuing junior college QB Lindsey Scott.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Tulane landed two three-star recruits, including Scotlandville High defensive back Dorian Camel and Brookhaven (Mississippi) High defensive tackle Jeffery Johnson, who would be the Green Wave's highest rated signee since 2012.
LSU overwhelmed Tulane with pressure defense and rebounding and broke the game open with a big third quarter in rolling to a 73-50 triumph in a women's basketball game Sunday at Fogelman Arena.
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Last season, LSU defeated Tulane by 18 points in their women's basketball game mainly by forcing 30 turnovers against a Green Wave team that had two seniors handling the ball.
After flopping against the first marquee program it faced, Tulane's men's basketball team will get a second chance on Sunday in Tampa, Florida.
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Upset at lackadaisical transition defense that led to an early lay-up for Southern, Tulane coach Mike Dunleavy called a quick timeout, and the energy level increased rapidly.
Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. helped lift East Mississippi to a Mississippi Bowl victory and fourth NJCAA National Championship on Sunday.
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Monday, December 04, 2017
When Tulane and UNO square off in a women's basketball game Tuesday at Tulane, it will mark the first time New Orleans' two NCAA Division I programs have played against each other since 2013.