Navy, Tulane brace for option extravaganza

NEW ORLEANS (AP) When Navy brings its highly refined option offense to Tulane on Saturday, the Midshipmen will run into a defense that is unusually familiar with their scheme. First-year Green Wave coach Willie Fritz likes running the option as well. Freshman Tulane quarterback Jonathan Brantley proved proficient at it in the Wave's 66-21 victory over Southern last weekend. Brantley...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane tallies 7 rushing TDs, squashes Southern 66-21

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Dontrell Hilliard scored three rushing touchdowns, Josh Rounds and Lazedrick Thompson added two each, and Tulane totaled 437 yards on the ground in a 66-21 victory over Southern on Saturday. Hilliard scored twice on short runs within the first five minutes, and Parry Nickerson's 96-yard interception return gave Tulane (1-1) a 21-0 lead with 6:33 left in the first...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers hire Conroy as men's basketball assistant

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota has hired Ed Conroy as an assistant men's basketball coach. The hire of the former head coach at Tulane and The Citadel was announced Thursday by Gophers coach Richard Pitino. Conroy was fired by Tulane in March after posting a 92-103 record over six years there. That included a 20-15 mark in 2012-13, the first 20-win season by the Green Wave in 13 years...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota hires Ed Conroy as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota has hired Ed Conroy as an assistant men's basketball coach. The hire of the former head coach at Tulane and The Citadel was announced Thursday by Gophers coach Richard Pitino. Conroy was fired by Tulane in March after posting a 92-103 record over six years there. That included a 20-15 mark in 2012-13, the first 20-win season by the Green Wave in 13...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite offensive woes, Wake Forest holds off Tulane 7-3

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Kendall Hinton ran for a short early touchdown and Wake Forest overcame some offensive struggles and held on for a season-opening 7-3 victory over Tulane on Thursday night. Nothing came easy for the Demon Deacons (1-0) against a Tulane team playing its first game under new coach Willie Fritz and breaking in his run-heavy offense that produced the Bowl...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane wearing ‘angry wave’ helmet for season opener

The Tulane Green Wave have a new look on the offensive side ball with Willie Fritz taking over the reins on the team this year. They will also have a new look for at least the first game of the year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell shared a photo of the team’s helmet for the opening game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. They will wear a white helmet with a unique decal called the...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Starting safety Leonard Davis dismissed from Tulane

The Tulane Green Wave think they could make a big impact in the Conference USA this year with new head coach Willie Fritz at the helm. However, their defense took a hit on Thursday after projected starting safety Leonard Davis was dismissed from the team. The New Orleans Times-Picayune confirmed on Thursday that Davis had been dismissed from the team. No reason for the dismissal...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Glen Rice Jr. charged with felony robbery, accused of beating ex-NCAA player

Glen Rice Jr. was arrested on July 25, after allegedly beating up a former NCAA basketball player reports TMZ. The former Washington Wizards guard is alleged to have broken former Tulane point guard Jordan Callahan’s jaw after a dispute in Georgia in a Kroger parking lot. Rice Jr. reportedly grabbed a bag from his car and ran away following the incident. Police eventually caught...
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July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: What teams should join the Big 12?

The Big 12 has a big decision on their hands with the possibility of expanding the conference to 12-14 teams. This isn't the time to be logical, this is the time to be all about entertainment. So here's the four teams the Big 12 should bring in.
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane wants to be a Big 12 school

On Tuesday, the Big 12 shocked plenty of people by actually voting to explore the candidates for expansion of the conference by two to four teams. The vote sent waves through the college athletics world. Another stretch of realignment news appears to be on the horizon just a few short years after most of the craziness ended. With the announcement of potential expansion for the...
Via The Comeback
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas baseball hires Tulane's David Pierce

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Tulane baseball coach David Pierce, who led the Green Wave to the American Athletic Conference regular-season title this past season, was announced Wednesday as the new coach at Texas. Pierce replaces Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, who was forced out after 20 years after the Longhorns had a losing season and missed the NCAA...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

PF Taron Oliver Jr. transfers from Tulane

Less than two years ago, Taron Oliver Jr. was the first commit of Tulane Basketball’s 2014-2015 signing class. Now, the 6-foot-9, 310-pounder will be transferring from the Green Wave. Verbalcommits.com currently lists the power forward as “transferred from Tulane.” Oliver Jr. himself took to Twitter to announce his decision to transfer, as well as thank the Tulane community...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane broadcaster gives incredible call of a game-winning home run

Tulane baseball won a thriller in their NCAA Tournament regional Saturday, beating Ole Miss 6-5 when catcher Jake Rogers knocked a two-run homer in the top of the ninth. The win kept Tulane’s season alive and knocked top-seeded Ole Miss from the tournament, and Green Wave radio announcer Todd Graffagnini did justice to the drama with a truly amazing call of the go-ahead homer...
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June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss baseball fan’s Katrina taunt backfires as Tulane eliminates Rebels

College sports fans are some of the most creative folks out there when it comes to finding new and unique ways to get at opposing teams and rivals. Sometimes those taunts and chants are hilarious, and sometimes they are downright brutal. The latter was true on Sunday in Oxford, Miss. as the Ole Miss Rebels hosted the Tulane Green Wave in an elimination game in the NCAA regional...
Via The Comeback
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane broadcaster delivers the best home run call of the year

The Tulane Green Wave eliminated Ole Miss Saturday from the Oxford regional of the College World Series with a two-run homer from Jake Rogers in the top of the ninth inning. An Ole Miss pitcher left a breaking ball up in the zone, and Rogers blasted it to left field to give Tulane the lead. Todd Graffagnini, the voice of the Green Wave, had an unforgettable call. "Breaking ball...
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June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane baseball: Radio announcer goes nuts after go-ahead run (Video)

The Tulane baseball program provided fans with an incredible moment on Saturday, when Jake Rogers blasted a home run to give the Green Wave the lead in the top of the ninth-inning. It was an incredible moment for the program as they eliminated Ole Miss from the NCAA baseball tourney. A LEGENDARY home run by Tulane's Jake Rogers! #RoadToOmaha https://t.co/Do4EO3XnhZ — NCAA Baseball...
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June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane football players tear down frat’s Trump wall

There’s controversy brewing on the campus of Tulane University, as one fraternity built a wall around its house and put Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s name and slogan, “Make America Great Again,” on it. In response, some of the Green Wave’s football players went to the house, owned by the Kappa Alpha fraternity, and literally took down the wall. Video...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tulane football players help dismantle 'Trump Wall'

Players from Tulane University’s football team have involved themselves in a brewing, campus-wide storm over race and politics. Green Wave members were among people who dismantled a wall made of sandbags, which sat outside the house of fraternity Kappa Alpha Order, The New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Wilborn P. Nobles III reported Wednesday, citing face. The wall contained painted...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy hired as Tulane’s next coach

Longtime NBA coach Mike Dunleavy has been hired at Tulane, according to ESPN. Dunleavy, 62, replaces Ed Conroy, who went 92-103 in six seasons with the Green Wave and did not make the NCAA Tournament once. Tulane has been in the big dance since 1995, when Perry Clark was head coach. And hiring Dunleavy is an interesting decision on Tulane’s end, albeit an unconventional one. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane AD: Ed Conroy out as Tulane men's basketball coach

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Ed Conroy is out as the men's basketball coach at Tulane. Athletics Director Troy Dannen, in a news release Monday, announced that school has decided to part ways with the coach. Conroy completed his sixth season on Saturday following a loss to Memphis in the semifinals of the American Men's Basketball Championship in Orlando, Florida. This past season, the Green...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Willie Fritz completes Tulane coaching staff

The Tulane Green Wave is trying to get things turned around in New Orleans and they hope new head coach Willie Fritz will get it going for them. He left Georgia Southern for Tulane back in December and he has just completed his first coaching staff with the team. According to multiple reports, Fritz completed the staff on Monday by announcing the hiring of four coaches. Those four...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane 72, Houston 69

Sophomore forward Dylan Osetkowski had 18 points and eight rebounds, helping 10th-seeded Tulane upset second-seeded Houston 72-69 on Friday in the second round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Senior guard Louis Dabney scored 16 points for Tulane (12-21), which avenged two regular-season losses to Houston. Junior guard Cameron...
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March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane upsets UCF in first round AAC tournament game 65-63

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Cameron Reynolds' 3-pointer with three minutes to go put 10th-seeded Tulane ahead and the Green Wave went on to a 65-63 first-round victory over No. 7 seed UCF on Thursday at the American Athletic Conference tournament. The Green Wave (11-21) came in having lost five consecutive games, dropping two to UCF (12-18) in the regular season, and having lost seven...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

UCF downs Tulane 73-65

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Daiquan Walker scored 20 points as UCF downed Tulane 73-65 on Wednesday night. Walker was 5 of 13 from the field and sank all eight of his free throws for the Knights (12-16, 6-11 American Conference). Freshman Tacko Fall added 17 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season. Adonys Henriquez had 16 points. Tulane jumped to a 21-9 lead...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

East Carolina ends skid, beats Tulane 79-73

NEW ORLEANS (AP) B.J. Tyson scored 22 points and Lance Tejada added 18 as East Carolina beat Tulane 79-73 Wednesday night and snapped its six-game losing streak. The Green Wave had won three straight against East Carolina (11-17, 3-12 American Athletic), but the Pirates have now won each of the last three meetings in New Orleans. Tulane beat East Carolina in triple overtime two...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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