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NBA continues to blame coaches for poor play
By Jon Posner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, Sports

When Marc Iavaroni was let go as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies Jan. 25, the move needed no explanation on the surface.
In exactly one and a half years as head coach, Iavraroni “led” the Grizzlies to a putrid 33-90 record, accumulated a miserable .268 winning percentage and lost 15 of his last 17 […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: Fullabaloo

NOTE: This article was written strictly as satire. The names and proper nouns used in this article do not reflect their true nature in any respect. There is in fact no truth to this article. It was written as a creative endeavor for the purposes of entertainment for the April 1, 2005 Tulane Hullabaloo's annual Fullabaloo.
When […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: News

After four losing seasons in five years, Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson announced Sunday that men’s basketball coach Shawn Finney will not be returning for the 2005-2006 season.
“We are certainly appreciative of the hard work Shawn and his staff have done on behalf of Tulane University over the last five years,” Dickson said. “We have shown […]

Final round surge lifts men’s golf into top five

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Following a dismal start at the Conrad Rehling Invitational in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last weekend, the men’s golf team had no place to go but up. After finishing the first day in 11th place out of 12 teams, The Green Wave was looking for a challenge. A challenge was what it got.
Facing strong winds and challenging conditions, […]

Good Start To Week ends after losses to Spurs, Grizzlies

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The Hornets hosted the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday, prevailing 111-107 in a tight contest.
The Hornets led by 12 entering the fourth quarter but almost surrendered the lead down the stretch.
After guard Michael Redd hit a three pointer with four seconds remaining to bring the Bucks within one, rookie forward J.R. Smith hit three of four free throws to […]

If you build it … we will come

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Views

The �Tulane Hullabaloo" is thrilled by the recent success of Tulane baseball. Spurred by a preseason No. 1 ranking in Baseball America � a ranking the Wave maintains today, 11 games into the season � the baseball team has enjoyed unprecedented popularity. There is a buzz around campus and the community about the Green Wave. […]

Men’s basketball loses two home games by 33 points combined

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

After another one-week break following the loss at Memphis, the Tulane men’s basketball team was swept on its latest home stand, including a 19-point loss at home to No. 23 Charlotte and a crucial defeat to TCU.
The two losses leave the Green Wave (9-15, 3-10 C-USA) in 13th place in C-USA and in jeopardy of missing […]

Allstar Pimps: Howlin’ Wolf

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Reviews

It is rare in today’s music scene to find a band that is as pure and innovative as the North Mississippi Allstars. While largely unknown to the general public, this blues/rock trio from Memphis has steadily gained popularity since their debut show in 1996. Luther Dickinson fronts the group on guitar and lead vocals, his […]

Rock Bottom: How the Hornets fell apart

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

While it does not mark the true halfway point of the NBA season (the Hornets have already played 54 of their 82 games), the All-Star Break is generally considered the regular season intermission.
Just one year ago, New Orleans was preparing to send Jamaal Magloire and Baron Davis to Los Angeles as reserves for the Eastern Conference […]

Green Wave drops two of three C-USA contests

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Following a one-week break after the Louisville game, the Tulane men’s basketball team dropped two of its past three games this week, but notched a key victory over Southern Miss in the process.
Despite the break, the Green Wave did not show any signs of rust to begin its first game against USF. Tulane started on a […]

Another tough week for Hornets

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Even when the Hornets win this year, the victories refuse to come easily.
Just when New Orleans thought it had the Sixers pinned down last Friday, Philadelphia’s Kyle Korver hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer that sent the game into overtime.
“It was a very exciting game,” Head Coach Byron Scott said. “You have to give [Korver] credit. He caught it […]

C-USA Baseball Preview

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 28th, 2005 | Category: Sports

East Carolina
(51-13 overall, 25-5 C-USA; finished first in C-USA)
East Carolina baseball is starting to hit its stride as the Pirates, who claimed their first regular season C-USA title last season, will start play in the brand new, $10 million Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates are coming off a season where they had a school-record 51 wins, ended the […]

Women’s Basketball

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 28th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The final score of 74-54 marked the largest margin of victory for the women this season and showed a glimmer of hope for the year after earlier losses to C-USA foes Depaul, Houston, Memphis, St. Louis and TCU.
“I think the big difference was that the team played aggressively,” Head Coach Lisa Stockton said. “We played a […]

Women’s basketball looks to snap skid

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 14th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Tulane could snap its three-game losing streak and pick up its first Conference USA win at Memphis tonight. The Green Wave is currently 0-2 in conference play after suffering disappointing losses to Houston and TCU last weekend.
A victory over Memphis will keep the 8-7 team above the .500 mark.
The Green Wave women go into the game facing […]

Hornets stun Kings, Knicks

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 14th, 2005 | Category: Sports

We got for four, baby, we got four,” Davis playfully yelled. “We’re going to the playoffs.”
Although at 4-30 the Hornets will not start selling playoff tickets any time soon, the NBA’s cellar-dwellers undoubtedly played like a playoff team during back-to-back wins against the Kings Saturday and the Knicks Tuesday.
The two-game winning streak came to a halt with […]