November 26, 2008
A fitting honor for Ms. Fitz
When more than 160 former Tulane University football players from all over the country gathered at the Wilson Athletic Center one recent Friday evening, they represented more than 730 who played for the Green Wave during the 35 years football secretary Lurlyn Fitzpatrick worked for 13 head coaches.
Signs say more road closings for Tulane
Wave rolls past Albany State
November 24, 2008
Clutch free throws lift Green Wave
Colonels' tying shot doesn't beat buzzer as Tulane holds on.
Tulane edges Nicholls State 72-70
Kevin Sims scored 22 points and Eric Vianney made two free throws with 5 seconds left to lift Tulane to a 72-70 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday.
Wave players, coaches still playing for pride
Hurricane's top-ranked offense presents tough test for Tulane
Wave's Toledo stays focused to the end
His injury-riddled, outmanned team seeks to go out with a victory
Mix-and-match Lady Tigers to host Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate
The mix-and-match game continues tonight when the Lady Tigers entertain Tulane, the 30th meeting of the Louisiana rivals.
November 20, 2008
Men's Final Four returning to New Orleans in 2012
"What a great day for New Orleans, " said Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson, who spearheaded the local effort. "The Final Four is returning to what we think is the best host city in the country.
Let the good times and big events roll
"This is just another day of continued good news," said Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson, the leader of the local organizing committee. "For an entire week, a community will be home to the biggest sporting event in the world. This is how we rebuild ourselves -- not one by one, but together."
Editorial: New Orleans mad about March Madness -- again.
Credit for the men's selection goes to the New Orleans Final Four Task Force Committee, led by local host Tulane University and chaired by John Koerner, former head of Tulane's Board of Trustees.
New Orleans to host 2012 Final Four
Daily Comet (Thibodaux)
Tulane University will be the host school, and New Orleans will be the host city, for the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four in 2012, the NCAA announced today.
November 19, 2008
TU's defense falls sharply
the Green Wave's defense has fallen from the best in Conference USA and among the national leaders to the lower half of the league in conference games and into the bottom 50 percent (65th out of 119) nationally.
Injuries, lack of defensive depth plague Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate
The Green Wave has lost six straight to fall to 2-8 with this week's game and next week's at Memphis remaining.
Final Four sites decided today
Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson went to sleep Monday anticipating that he would learn Tuesday if the two-year effort he has led to secure the 2012 Final Four for New Orleans has paid off. He had to repeat the process last night.
November 17, 2008
Seniors celebrate with TU win
Six of Tulane's seven seniors played out the team's final points in a three-set conference volleyball win over Texas-El Paso on Sunday.
TU can't catch a break
Wave losing streak reaches six games.
Play not forgotten one week later
After a whistle blew the play dead, [Green Wave quarterback] Kemp was hit hard by Houston defensive end Philip Hunt, breaking Kemp's left collarbone, his non-throwing arm. A video posted on YouTube of the hit has had more than 122,000 views since being posted Nov. 9.
Tulane uses late run to get past Ill. State
Ashley Langford led five Tulane players in double figures as the Green Wave defeated Illinois State 75-62 in the first round of the preseason Women's NIT on Friday night at Fogelman Arena.
November 14, 2008
Tulane offensive lineman Tony Kropog invited to play at college football's Senior Bowl
What the last Senior Bowl did for Matt Forte could do the same for another Tulane player this year. Green Wave offensive tackle Troy Kropog has been invited to the 60th edition of the all-star game Jan. 24 in Mobile, Ala.
November 13, 2008
Similar struggles face Tulane, UAB
Tulane head football coach Bob Toledo opened his weekly press gathering Tuesday by dishing out the obvious. "I have to say that right now we're a struggling football team," said Toledo, whose team will play host to UAB on Saturday in the Louisiana Superdome.
Northview's Brock Sanders commits to Tulane
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Recruiting Q&A: Northview DE/TE Brock Sanders, the son of former NFL lineman Eric Sanders, committed to Stanford then opted out and chose Tulane.
BREAKING NEWS: Two local athletes sign with four-year schools
Vicksburg High third baseman Bowen Woodson accepted an offer from Tulane to play baseball...
Tulane seniors get last shot at playing in Superdome
Baton Rouge Advocate
...the game is the last one in the Superdome for 16 Tulane seniors, a group that endured a university evaluation that could have ended the football program, a nomadic season because of Hurricane Katrina, a coaching change two years ago, and an injury-plagued final season that seemed promising after a 2-2 start.
November 12, 2008
Five locals ready to make it official
Tulane will land 5-foot-7 point guard Olivia Grayson from Chapelle...
Moore seeks to snap slump
Toledo says Wave QB needn't worry about losing starter status
November 11, 2008
N.O. serious about Final Fours
N.O. serious about Final Fours ...the local effort has been ramped up. Tulane...has taken over the leadership role. Athletic Director Rick Dickson is serving as the group's chief spokesperson and former Tulane Board of Trustees head John Koerner is the chairman of the New Orleans Final Four Task Force Committee.
C-USA: Houston's Hunt won't be suspended
C-USA: Houston's Hunt won't be suspended Houston defensive end Phillip Hunt will not be suspended for a dead-ball hit on Tulane quarterback Joe Kemp which resulted in a broken collarbone for Kemp in the visiting Green Wave's 42-14 loss this past Saturday, the Conference USA office announced Monday.
November 10, 2008
Tulane players share national interest
Besides their obvious football ability, they excelled off the field as well -- as honor students, student council members, and in one case, being elected homecoming king.
Hard hit after whistle draws Wave coach's ire
Tulane Coach Bob Toledo has no doubt about what he would have done had Houston's Phillip Hunt been one of his players Saturday night and delivered the late hit that broke Green Wave quarterback Joe Kemp's collarbone. "I would have taken him out, sat him down and told him he wasn't playing again next week," Toledo said. "He should have been ejected and suspended."
Tulane has its pride on the line
Fifth straight setback dashes any chance of playing in bowl
Guards to supply spark for Wave
Barnes' knee injury creates some concern at the post position
November 7, 2008
Wave surges past Wolfpack
The Green Wave waited until the final nine minutes to show the intensity Coach Dave Dickerson has tried to instill in his team this season, winding up with a 74-61 exhibition victory against Loyola at Fogelman Arena.
Tulane Baseball Caps Off Fall Season with World Series
CBS College Sports
Tulane's baseball team wrapped up the fall baseball season with a four-game intrasquad World Series last weekend.
November 6, 2008
A WALK-ON -- THE WILD SIDE
[Walk-on Green Wave linebacker Adam] Podet was letting his hair get long enough (a 10-inch ponytail) so that it could be donated to Locks of Love, a charity that provides hairpieces for disadvantaged children who have lost their hair because of serious medical conditions.
Tulane expects test from Loyola
Teams meet tonight in exhibition game
November 5, 2008
Moore remains Tulane's starter, but Kemp will take some snaps
True to form, Tulane Coach Bob Toledo found some humor, even if it was of the gallows variety, in the Green Wave's increasingly acute injury situation.
Injuries take toll on short-handed Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate
"We're getting worn down," coach Bob Toledo said at the Green Wave's weekly news conference. "We just don't have enough quality depth right now, and to get that it takes time..."
Green Wave gets commitment from left tackle
Offensive lineman L.J. Abrams, a nationally ranked prospect from Bob Jones High School in Madison, Ala., is the 14th football commitment for Tulane's 2009 recruiting class.
Tulane Team Notes
Despite dropping to 2-6 with Saturday night's 35-10 loss to LSU in front of 92,136 fans at Tiger Stadium, Tulane players insist they aren't thinking about 2009.