Tulane Major Athletic Programs ranked 10th out of 11 in AAC

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Stadiums get old, winning never does.
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THANK GAWD for RD's leadership (?)...or we would be number 11
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Before the year started we were probably picked 11th.......
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mbawavefan12 wrote:
Before the year started we were probably picked 11th.......
YIPPPPEEEEE.... We exceeded everyone/everybody's expectations !!!
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Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:55 pm

Yea, let's give Dickson an extension for that quality work! I can hear the chants at the Wilson Center, We're not last, We're not last, We're not last ....
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Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:58 pm

This meaningless ranking puts way too much emphasis on basketball. They count each basketball win, including those against non D1 teams, as much as a football win.

Regardless, we stink. Fire Dickson, Conroy and CJ.
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Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:32 pm

DfromCT wrote:This meaningless ranking puts way too much emphasis on basketball. They count each basketball win, including those against non D1 teams, as much as a football win.

Regardless, we stink. Fire Dickson, Conroy and CJ.

+1

Averaging winning percentages would have been a better (yet still basketball biased) way of doing this incredibly unscientific ranking.
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Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:09 pm

By Rick Dickson's logic, he finally has an athletic department fully recovered from Katrina that he can evaluate.
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DfromCT wrote:This meaningless ranking puts way too much emphasis on basketball. They count each basketball win, including those against non D1 teams, as much as a football win.

Regardless, we stink. Fire Dickson, Conroy and CJ.
Maybe but it really didn't impact were we fell.
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I guess South Florida is our Mississippi.
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And once again, we smell up another conference. It will take year's to get the stench, that Cowen and Dickson has created, out of Tulane's reputation and performance.
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Thank you Cowen and Rick Dickson. Retire Dickson now. Our athletic program particularly men's basketball and football our money sports are a disaster. Does anyone email this message to President Fitts?
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Jonathan wrote:Thank you Cowen and Rick Dickson. Retire Dickson now. Our athletic program particularly men's basketball and football our money sports are a disaster. Does anyone email this message to President Fitts?


Does Fitts care or have the power or gonads to do anything??? NO!
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Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:49 am

Throw out sand volleyball and club ice hockey, and we're 13th.
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Thank you Cowen and Rick Dickson. Retire Dickson now. Our athletic program particularly men's basketball and football our money sports are a disaster. Does anyone email this message to President Fitts?

:lol: :lol:

RD has a job for life after building a 23K seat football stadium and Cowen will continue receiving $1MM/year bouquets from Tulane. Wins and losses don't matter.
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Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:47 am

It's not the fairest metric but it is clear that when you look at the combo of budgets, facilities, W/L, fanbase etc., Tulane is at the bottom of the AAC by a wide margin frankly. Now a university with a history of putting athletics on the back burner, is operating at a $20mm loss with a stadium that is far from being paid for............anyone believe that this will result in the increased budgets necessary to succeed in a competitive conference?
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Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:11 am

Look at the positive side. We only have one option to move up after Dickson is retired.
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Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:41 am

Not to worry. Just about every other school in the conference is facing the same budget issues. So relatively speaking, we're right where we want to be!
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Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:25 pm

Not happy about a $20m annual Tulane deficit that Cowen failed to tell faculty and alumni about.
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