Tulane Hires Ron Hunter as New Head Basketball Coach

NEW ORLEANS, L.A. — On March 26, Tulane Athletic Director Troy Dannen took the mic in Devlin Fieldhouse to announce the hiring of new Tulane Men’s Basketball Coach Ron Hunter.

The move came just eight days after Tulane and former Head Coach Mike Dunleavy Sr. parted ways. Dunleavy’s tenure was mainly marked with individual achievement’s like Cam Reynolds and Melvin Frazier Jr. winning back-to-back AAC Most Improved Player Awards and then making it to the NBA. While Dunleavy had experienced recent success on the recruiting trail with the commitments of 3-star 2019 PF Nobal Days and 4-star 2020 G Elijah Wood, it was not enough to save him from the 24-69 record that he had accumulated over three years at …

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