February 2011 News Stand



February 28, 2011

Tulane women basketball team wins in seniors final home game
Fans, friends and family milled in Fogelman Arena after the Tulane women's basketball team coasted to its third consecutive victory.

Tulane women's basketball posts second consecutive win with an 82-77 victory over Rice on Thursday
Thirty-five minutes and one second into Thursday's Conference USA women's basketball contest between Tulane and Rice at the Tudor Fieldhouse, things did not look good for the Green Wave. Trailing by 11 at 71-60 with 4:59 left in regulation, Tulane stared adversity squarely in the eye - and adversity blinked first.

Tulane beats George Washington 3-2 at Turchin Stadium
Tulane's baseball team beat George Washington 3-2 at Turchin Stadium on Sunday to sweep the weekend series.

Kendall Timmons has forced Tulane basketball opponents to plan on stopping him
But the quiet, 6-foot-5 Tulane basketball player made an impression two years ago during his first day on campus. Kris Richard, now a senior, split Timmons' lip wide open during a pickup basketball game.

February 25, 2011

Tulane baseball: Struggling Green Wave eager to get back in the swing
No one comprehends how much Tulane's offense has struggled through the first four games of the season more than the Green Wave's players.

February 24, 2011

Wave bracing for Sugar Bowl golf tourney
With a rainbow cascading across a gray sky serving as a backdrop, the Tulane women's golf team on Wednesday prepped for this week's Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship by tossing a baseball around the parking lot.

February 23, 2011

Tulane basketball coach Conroy looking to turn organization around
After four seasons at the Citadel, a call came from New Orleans from a University with its own unique challenges.

February 18, 2011

Tulane baseball coach confident sophomore core will deliver
Last year Tulane Coach Rick Jones looked out on opening night and saw five true freshmen on the field as position players. He thought the 2010 season's fortunes hinged on the youngsters' ability to grow up fast.

February 17, 2011

Tulane baseball team's keys to success
Three keys to Tulane's season.

February 16, 2011

Tulane remains undaunted despite its nine-game losing streak
The Green Wave is 12-12 overall and 2-9 in Conference USA with five games left in the regular season, the next today against Central Florida (15-8, 2-8 C-USA) at 7 p.m. at Fogelman Arena.

Nick Boullosa a catalyst for Tulane baseball team in the outfield
And there was perhaps no better catch in school history than a backhanded flying stab he made in the Green Wave's 9-1 victory over LSU on May 18.

February 15, 2011

How does Tulane baseball spell relief? Nick Pepitone, that's how
Even though Tulane pitcher Nick Pepitone has carved out a rather reliable niche for the Green Wave the past couple of seasons, Coach Rick Jones just might have different plans for his closer.

Tulane Green Wave's Aaron Holmes is out for the season after knee surgery
Tulane senior swingman Aaron Holmes had season-ending surgery on his left knee to repair a meniscus tear, Coach Ed Conroy said at practice Monday.

February 14, 2011

Tulane's potential limitless if young pitchers develop
There are many ways the Tulane starting pitching rotation can go. There is one way it will sing, however, according to Coach Rick Jones.

February 13, 2011

Catching duo a strength for Tulane baseball
There is one thing Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones knows about his two catchers this season: He doesn't ever want their bats out of the lineup.

February 9, 2011

Tulane basketball team hopes to regain magic against Southern Methodist
As Tulane heads into Dallas today for a 7 p.m. game at SMU, the Green Wave can't help but feel a bit nostalgic.

February 5, 2011

Jordan Callahan gives Tulane basketball team more than one reason to smile
If Tulane guard Jordan Callahan gets to the free-throw line today, and if the crowd quiets before he shoots, there will be one audible cry in Fogelman Arena.

February 3, 2011

Tulane loads up on Louisiana players among its 22 signed
Several of the area's top athletes gathered to announce their pledges and then sign national letters of intent in front of a packed room of coaches, family and media.