Tulane basketball to play in Atlantic City tournament
Tulane will join LaSalle, Towson and Alabama A&M in the four-team “Battle at the Boardwalk” men’s basketball tournament Dec. 21-22 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Boardwalk Hall will host the two-day tournament. Tulane will meet Towson in and LaSalle will face Alabama A&M in the opening-round matchups, with the winners and losers meeting the following day.
Tulane has traditionally attempted to schedule non-conference events in both football and men’s basketball in the New York/New Jersey area, where it has a strong alumni base. In recent years, it has faced Army and Rutgers in football and played neutral-site games in men’s basketball at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Green Wave has not yet released its full non-conference schedule for 2018-19.
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Lenny has been involved in college athletics since the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…