Category: Sports

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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Spartans Dominate the East to Head to Minneapolis

The kelly green and white sea saw rocked back and forth evenly for thirty-nine plus minutes at the Capital One Arena in the nation’s capital. Fans remained on their feet as the Duke Blue Devils adorned in their white uniforms traded scores, with the Spartans of Michigan State University before a missed free throw enabled the Spartans to prevail 68-67.  

“I’ve had some great Final Fours, but this one ranks right up there with maybe the best, the way we had to do it all season,” said the Spartan Head Coach Tom Izzo as he heads to his eighth Final Four.   

The Spartans, sporting their green uniforms were well-coached, aggressive and confident but came into this game as the underdog and …

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Michigan State Dominates the Tigers in DC

Eight-Oh with thirty seven minutes to go is how Michigan State began the evening against the Louisiana State University Tigers.  The Spartans never seemed phased in route a 80 – 63 victory in the nation’s capital.  

“It’s a very good LSU team; scary the way they can shoot the ball,” said Tom Izzo, Michigan State’s head coach. “But really proud of this team taking the scouting report and adhering to it and figuring out what a team’s strengths are; I thought we attacked them very well.”

With the exception of a strong start to the second half, Michigan State seemed to control this game.  Dominating on the boards with 41 rebounds to the Tigers 34, the Spartans were able to peak when the …

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Jake Takes Nats to the Max

The Washington Nationals “maxed out” the attendance, “maxxed” the disdain intensity for their former super star, Bryce Harper and found their maximum level of offensive inefficiency in their home opener, Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019.  As Max Scherzer took the mound and broke team records, his team couldn’t find their sticks to support his “max” effort losing 2-0.    

“I felt good out there,” the National’s starting pitcher, Max Scherzer said. “I felt like I was executing pitches…from that standpoint, this is a great first start for me to go out there again and make a little adjustment on the cutter and go out there and compete again.”

Scherzer picked up where he left off last year facing the pitcher, Jacob DeGrom, …

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