Men's Basketball Begins Homstand Saturday with Southern



Nov. 23, 2012

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NEW ORLEANS - Looking to rebounds after the loss at Nebraska, the Tulane men's basketball team begins a four-game homestand on Saturday when they host Southern at 7 p.m. CT in Devlin Fieldhouse.

The Green Wave (3-2) fell at Nebraska, 61-57, on Wednesday night that snapped a three-game winning streak. Josh Davis led the way with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Southern (1-4) has dropped two straight, including a 67-60 loss at Wyoming on Nov. 16.

The Last Meeting
November 30, 2011
Fogelman Arena

"We need everybody to come out and see that this is a team that's going to grow each game and all through the year," Tulane head coach Ed Conroy said. "We appreciate all of the support on Saturday. Southern is a team that is not an easy offense, that's for sure."

The Jaguars have posted 62.4 pointers per their first five games of the season. They are also shooting 40.4 percent from the floor, but have dropped 34-of-95 3-pointers.

Derick Beltran, a senior guard, leads Southern with 16.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Malcolm Miller adds 11.2 points and 4.2 rebounds.

Tulane enters the game shooting 41.3 percent from the floor and his 28-of-78 3-pointers. The Green Wave average 67.6 points per game.

Davis, a junior forward, leads the team with 19.0 points and 9.4 rebounds per contest, while sophomore guard Ricky Tarrant adds 15.6 points per game and senior guard Jordan Callahan posts 12.2 points an outing.

This will be the sixth meeting between the two schools. Tulane has won the previous five meetings, including a 78-53 victory on Nov. 30, 2011 in New Orleans. The teams first met on Dec. 10, 1991 in New Orleans with Tulane pulling off a 97-94 win.

The Green Wave continue the homestand with a pair of games next week, including hosting Loyola (NO) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Navy on Saturday at 3 p.m. CT.
Tulane (3-2)
G 2 Ricky Tarrant 6-2 190 So. 15.6 ppg 3.0 rpg 2.4 apg
G 5 Jordan Callahan 6-0 190 Sr. 12.2 ppg 2.4 rpg 2.0 apg
F 22 Kendall Timmons 6-5 215 Sr. 7.0 ppg 5.4 rpg 2.2 apg
F 00 Josh Davis 6-8 215 Jr. 19.0 ppg 9.4 rpg 2.8 apg
C 41 TomáÂ? Brůha 7-0 235 Jr. 2.2 ppg 2.0 rpg 0.2 Bpg

Southern (1-4)
G 2 Derick Beltran 6-4 185 Sr. 16.0 ppg 5.0 rpg
G 5 Jameel Grace 6-0 185 Sr. 9.0 ppg 3.2 rpg
G 10 Cameron Monroe 6-2 200 So. 2.4 ppg 2.6 rpg
F 35 Madut Bol 6-9 200 Sr. 2.8 ppg 2.4 rpg
F 44 Javan Mitchell 6-9 250 Jr. 10.4 ppg 3.6 rpg