Found November 28, 2012 on
Saturday Night Slant:
The Big East became a little more festive by announcing that the Tulane Green Wave will be joining the conference as an all-sports member starting in the 2013-14 season. The move came as an attempt to bolster the quickly thinning ranks of the Big East with Rutgers departing for the greener pastures of the Big Ten and Louisville, Cincinnati, and UConn all vying for spots in the ACC (more on that later).
Currently, new Big East commissioner Mike Aresco is in the midst of trying to negotiate a new tv deal and with the loss of the New York City market (potentially what Rutgers brings in) Aresco was trying to fill the void left by that market. Enter New Orleans... potentially.
Nevermind the fact that Tulane hasn't been very good at all in football recently (last bowl game was in 2002), or basketball (last went to the NCAA tournament in 1994-95) and their most recent postseason appearance of any of the big three sports was in baseball in 2008. The key to this move was addin...
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Tulane is joining the Big East as a full member in 2014.
"I would go as far to say as this is a historic day for Tulane University ... the Big East is coming to the Big Easy," school President Scott Cowen said.
East Carolina will also join the rebuilding Big East for football only in 2014, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on...
ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that Tulane will leave Conference USA and join the Big East in all sports. I haven’t been able to find out exactly when Tulane will be a full member of the league, but I assume it will be next season.
Tulane may give the Big East a TV market in New Orleans, but the Green Wave certainly won’t make the league any stronger in football. Tulane hasn’t...
Josh Davis posted his fifth double-double of the season and Kendall Timmons scored 18 points to lead Tulane over Loyola-New Orleans 69-57 Tuesday night.
Davis, who entered the game averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds, finished with 17 points and tied a season-high with 16 rebounds. Rocky Tarrant added 11 points.
Tulane (5-2) opened the game on a 17-4 run, led by five apiece from...