December 8, 2014
When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Where: New Orleans. Records: Temple (5-6, 3-4 American Athletic Conference); Tulane (3-8, 2-5 AAC) TV: ESPN2; Radio: WPHT –AM (1210) Coaches: Temple, Matt Rhule (2d season, 7-17), Tulane, Curtis Johnson (3d season, 12-24) Series: Tulane leads the series, 1-0. Tulane won, 20-14, in New Orleans, on Jan. 1, 1935. Three Things to Watch The Green Wave (16 INTs, 27 takeaways) will test the accuracy of Temple QB P.J. Walker (14 INTs)
February 2, 2015 |
The first-half Temple defense was simply smothering. It was also record-setting in a hard-to-believe opening 20 minutes. While the offense still is inconsistent, if Temple can maintain the defensive effort it gave in a 55-37 American Athletic Conference win over Tulane on Saturday at the Liacouras Center, then the Owls will make a serious run at an NCAA berth. Tulane's 37 points tied the lowest total this season by a Temple opponent, matching American in a 40-37, season-opening Owls win, and marked the first time since the 1993-94 season that Temple had held two opponents under 40 points.
January 15, 2000 |
The Green Wave got swept under. Portia Flournoy scored 17 points and led two decisive spurts as host Cincinnati beat No. 13 Tulane, 70-59, last night, the Green Wave's first loss of the season. Tulane (14-1, 3-1 Conference USA) wasted an 11-point lead in the first half and failed to score for nearly seven minutes in the second half as Cincinnati (8-6, 2-2) pulled away. The loss ended the longest winning streak by a women's team in school and Conference USA history. Grace Daley scored 23 points and helped Tulane get off to a fast start.
October 22, 2005 |
Kevin Smith ran for 113 yards and a touchdown, and threw a pass to Darcy Johnson for a key third-quarter score, leading Central Florida to a 34-24 win over visiting Tulane last night. Smith had a long run of 44 yards among his 18 carries, and Jason Peters added 111 yards on only nine carries to lead UCF to 286 yards rushing. UCF (4-3, 3-1 Conference USA) led, 27-21, when Smith found Johnson on a halfback pass with 3:19 left in the third quarter. Johnson had three catches for 32 yards in the game.
November 22, 1996 |
Buddy Teevens, who upgraded his players' graduation rates but could not upgrade Tulane's football record, was fired as coach yesterday. The announcement came while Teevens and his team practiced. Athletic director Sandy Barbour said she asked Teevens to resign Wednesday and he refused. "Do we have a better program now than we did in 1991?" she said at a news conference. "The answer is a clear yes . . . But the second question we must ask: Is the Tulane football program where it needs to be?
March 13, 2010 |
Brett Benzio scored 11 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Tulane (26-6) built a big lead early and beat Alabama-Birmingham, 62-54, yesterday in the Conference USA championship game in Tulsa, Okla. The Green Wave built an early 20-point lead and then fended off a comeback bid by the Blazers (17-15). Tulane is headed back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002. Southland Conference. In the tournament championship, Darika Hill had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Lamar cruised to a 86-59 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in Katy, Texas.
December 8, 1998 |
Chris Scelfo, a south Louisiana native who always wanted to coach Tulane football, was named yesterday to run the program that Tommy Bowden turned from a perpetual loser to the nation's 10th-ranked team. Bowden became Clemson's coach last week after Tulane finished the regular season undefeated (11-0). Scelfo, an assistant at Georgia for the last three years, met with the Green Wave players and immediately took over planning for the Liberty Bowl game against Brigham Young on Dec. 31. Scelfo was selected over Tulane offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez, who was the players' choice and was recommended by Bowden.
June 11, 2001 |
Jake Gautreau's leadoff home run sparked a four-run sixth inning as Tulane held on to beat Nebraska, 6-5, yesterday in an elimination game of the first College World Series for both teams in Omaha, Neb. Michael Aubrey, the Green Wave's designated hitter for the first seven innings, pitched the final two innings for his first save as Tulane sent the home-state Cornhuskers back to Lincoln without a CWS win. The Green Wave will play an elimination...
December 8, 2014 |
NEW ORLEANS - Temple quarterback P.J. Walker hit wide receiver Romond Deloatch on an 8-yard fade route in the fourth quarter for the game's only touchdown as the Owls became eligible for a bowl with a 10-3 victory over Tulane on Saturday night at Yulman Stadium. The Owls stopped Tulane on fourth and goal from the Temple 16-yard line with 36 seconds remaining to preserve the win when linebacker Avery Williams sacked quarterback Tanner Lee on a blitz. The victory makes Temple (6-6, 4-4)
December 17, 1987 |
Mack Brown, who spent three years rebuilding Tulane's football program, accepted a new challenge yesterday in becoming head football coach at North Carolina. In Brown's first two seasons at Tulane, his team posted records of 1-10 and 4-7. This year, the Green Wave went 6-5 and gained a spot in the Independence Bowl against Washington. Brown will coach Tulane in the Dec. 19 game. Brown, 36, succeeds Dick Crum, who resigned under pressure Nov. 30. Crum left Chapel Hill as the Tar Heels' winningest coach with a record of 72-41-3, but with a 5-6 mark this year in which North Carolina won one of five home games.