March 2010 News Stand



March 31, 2010

Tulane loses a tight baseball contest 3-2 to Southeastern Louisiana in Hammond
Times Picayune
Tulane is bringing out the best in its midweek opponents lately - and the best of Southeastern Louisiana turned out to be quite a showcase on Tuesday in front of 1,723 at Alumni Field.

March 29, 2010

Late-inning surge lifts Green Wave
Times Picayune
Tulane takes series from Marshall

March 26, 2010

Wave ready to bounce back
Times Picayune
Tulane starts C-USA play versus Marshall

Tulane video: Baseball Coach Rick Jones talks about rebounding from UNO loss to start Conference USA play
Times Picayune Video
Tulane video: Baseball Coach Rick Jones talks about rebounding from UNO loss to start Conference USA play

Tulane's Toledo Tabs Tom Hayes as Green Wave's Defensive Secondary
New Orleans.com
Hayes brings 28 seasons of NFL, Collegiate experience to the Wave

March 23, 2010

Green Wave women go out fighting in loss against Georgia
Times Picayune
"I'm very proud of this team and what they have done this year," said Lisa Stockton, who was named Conference USA Coach of the Year after her ninth 20-win season at Tulane.

March 22, 2010

Tulane's Jeremy Williams, Andre Anderson seize moment at Pro Day
Times Picayune
On a sunsplashed Friday, roughly 15 years of hard work came down to fractions of seconds for a handful of athletes at Tulane's Pro Day.

Tulane football team opens spring practices today
Times Picayune
The Tulane football team might not get much closure out of spring workouts, which begin today at the campus practice facility.

NCAA Tournament: New Orleans site deemed a success
Times Picayune
"All in all we did a fantastic job," said Tulane associate athletic director Vince Granito, who served as the tournament's director.

Tulane baseball: Third baseman Rob Segedin finds winning combination
Times Picayune
Rob Segedin continued to sizzle at the plate and pitcher Robby Broach improved to 4-0 as Tulane won its ninth consecutive game Sunday.

March 19, 2010

New Orleans, NCAA Tournament visitors embrace one another
New Orleans.com
Now, as the city is in the midst of hosting the opening rounds of the 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, organizers including Tulane University − the tournament's host school − want to make sure that visiting teams, fans and staff personnel receive the best experience that an NCAA tournament can offer.

March 17, 2010

Wave not feeling awed by NCAA Tournament
Times Picayune
Stockton says team won't be starstruck.

Tulane's Wright shuts down Kansas as Green Wave beat Jayhawks 1-0
Tulane's Wright shuts down Kansas as Green Wave beat Jayhawks 1-0.

March 16, 2010

Tulane basketball team moving forward with No. 12 seed in NCAA Women's Tournament
Times Picayune
The Tulane women's basketball team received the No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament's Sacramento Regional of the bracket.

Tulane video: Green Wave will play Georgia in NCAA Women's Tournament
Times Picayune Video
Green Wave will play Georgia in NCAA Women's Tournament

March 15, 2010

New York Times
Tulane Coach Lisa Stockton did not have much to sell when she recruited Chassity Brown. The Green Wave's players were unable to attend classes or play games on their New Orleans campus after Hurricane Katrina. But she had hope.

Tulane women's basketball team wins Conference USA Tournament
Times Picayune
Brett Benzio scored 11 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as top-seeded Tulane built a big lead early and beat UAB 62-54 Friday in the Conference USA championship game, earning its 10th trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Local officials pleased with draw of teams slated to play here in NCAA Tournament
Times Picayune
"We are excited," said Tulane associate athletic director Vince Granito, who is also serving as tournament director for the New Orleans site.

Green Wave snatches doubleheader sweep
Times Picayune
Pitching, defense key against Towson.

Tulane football head coach Bob Toledo selects Tom Hayes to replace Greg Jackson on defensive staff
Times Picayune
When Tulane lost safeties coach Greg Jackson to Wisconsin about a week ago, Coach Bob Toledo vowed to fill the vacancy as quickly as possible. Toledo wanted someone in place for the open of spring football March 20.

March 12, 2010

Lisa Stockton: Tulane women's basketball team 'only thinks about winning'
Times Picayune
Tulane Coach Lisa Stockton describes her team's ability to make clutch plays in tight games as "magical."

Pitching for Wave a concern?
Times Picayune
Says TU's Cressend: 'We'll be fine'

March 11, 2010

Tulane women's basketball improves NCAA Tournament hopes with by moving to the Conference USA Tourney Championship; will play UAB on Friday for automatic bid
Times Picayune
The Tulane women might have sealed up a NCAA Tournament bid with a victory in the Conference USA Tournament on Wednesday evening against East Carolina in Tulsa. The Green Wave led comfortably throughout, netting a 73-64 win that puts it in the tourney title game against UAB. The championship, which Tulane (25-6) has not been a part of in eight years.

Kendall Timmons, Tulane men's basketball team striving to prolong season in C-USA Tournament
Times Picayune
Tulane freshman Kendall Timmons isn't outspoken, and his words rarely raise an eyebrow. He delivers exclusively time-honored player-speak during interviews.

Tulane video: Baseball coach Rick Jones looks ahead to six games in seven days
Times Picayune Video
Tulane video: Baseball coach Rick Jones looks ahead to six games in seven days.

March 10, 2010

Timmons leading the way at Tulane
Times Picayune
Wave eyes C-USA tourney title for automatic NCAA bid.

Tulane expects to control its destiny
Times Picayune
Freshman plays big when needed.

March 9, 2010

Tulane women's basketball team wants to leave no doubt about NCAA Tournament bid
Times Picayune
The sting felt three years ago when Tulane was left out of the NCAA Tournament suddenly is rushing back. But Tulane Coach Lisa Stockton is finding a way to use that to her advantage.

Team of the Week
One week after finishing last at the 16-team Arizona Wildcat Invitational, the Green Wave rebounded in a big way, defeating seven top-25 teams at the Kinderlou Forest Challenge.

March 8, 2010

Tulane ends skid, beats Ole Miss
Times Picayune
Green Wave bats come alive.

March 5, 2010

Five factors that could sink college football conference expansion
Orlando Sentinel
From the coalition of Tulane president Scott Cowen that opened up BCS bowl access to the most recent Congressional attacks from from the likes of Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, Congress has increasingly cast its eyes on the big business that is college sports.

Green Wave baseball player Nick Boullosa on playing Ole Miss
Times Picayune Video
Green Wave baseball player Nick Boullosa on playing Ole Miss.

Stockton keeps adjusting, Wave keeps winning
Times Picayune
Tulane passes tests to win C-USA.

March 3, 2010

Tulane, Fellows win at Kinderlou Forest
Talk about bouncing back. A week after finishing last at the Wildcat Invitational, Tulane won its first title of the season Tuesday at the inaugural Kinderlou Forest Challenge.

Tulane shooting to win conference title outright
Times Picayune
Rebounding again key as Green Wave faces UTEP in finale.

Cold Wave falls to USM
Times Picayune
Tulane senior point guard Kevin Sims dropped his head and punched his arms in front of him when the final buzzer sounded in Reed Green Coliseum on Tuesday night.

Learning curve breaking McKenzie's way
Times Picayune
Heralded freshman has been impressive so far for Tulane.