Former Tulane Basketball Player Moses Wood Announces Transfer Destination

Tulane freshman shooting guard/small forward Moses Wood has found a new program.

Wood announced via his Twitter that he is transferring to UNLV to play for newly hired head coach T. J. Otzelberger.

The freshman played in 31 games for the Green Wave this season and averaged 4.5 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, and 0.9 assists per game. Wood only started in two games but was frequently the first player off of Tulane’s bench when he did not start. The freshman flashed his high scoring potential in games versus Memphis and East Carolina when he scored 17 and 15 points, respectively.

Wood is from Reno, Nevada and played at Galena High School so his decision to transfer to …

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Three Tulane Basketball Players Announce That They Are Entering the Transfer Portal

It has been a rough 24 hours or so for the Tulane basketball program. Yesterday, within 20 minutes of each other, sophomore Caleb Daniels and freshman Connor Crabtree announced that they would be entering the NCAA transfer portal. The third blow came this afternoon when freshman Moses Wood also announced that he would be looking to transfer.

Many fans were optimistic that Tulane might escape this coaching change without any transfers. In his introductory press conference, new Head Coach Ron Hunter stated that there were players that wanted to transfer when he arrived who no longer did after meeting him.

The announcements leave Tulane with only six scholarship players committed to play for the Green Wave next season. None of …

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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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Rockets Clinch Playoff Spot with Win Over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — During a weekend that is dominated by the NCAA Tournament, there was a professional basketball game being played in New Orleans on Sunday night. Two teams on the opposite ends of the playoff picture squared off in the Smoothie King Arena. The Houston Rockets came to town needing just one more win to clinch a playoff appearance for the seventh year in a row. The home town Pelicans, on the other hand, were just hoping to stop a skid of seven losses in their last eight games.

With Anthony Davis in the starting lineup, Pelicans fans were optimistic that their team might be able to slow down MVP Candidate James Harden and the Rockets. Houston started off …

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Pelicans Can’t Knock Off First Place Bucks

The New Orleans Pelicans hosted the Milwaukee Bucks at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Tuesday night. The Pelicans, who currently sit at 12th place in the Western Conference, have had a rough couple of months. Pelicans’ superstar Anthony Davis requested a trade on January 28th and the Pels entered the game with the Bucks on a three-game losing streak.

Despite getting no points from Anthony Davis in the first quarter, the Pels and Bucks ended the quarter tied at 23. By halftime, the Bucks had built a 56-48 lead but the Pelicans were still in striking distance.

The third quarter is where the Bucks pulled away. The Bucks scored 45 to the Pelicans’ 41 to build a …

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