Tulane fine tunes game plan for Saturday’s homestand finale with UL Lafayette

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Jonathan Brantley

NEW ORLEANS – Tulane football sharpened the focus for its Saturday showdown with in-state rival UL Lafayette with a two-hour practice under summerlike conditions at Yulman Stadium.

The Green Wave (1-2, 0-1 American Athletic Conference | West) went through its final full workout of the week in preparation to face the Ragin’ Cajuns (2-1, 1-0 Sun Belt) on Saturday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on ESPN.

“Today is a day we’re trying to be assignment sound,” said head coach Willie Fritz. “We’ve repped plays on Tuesday and Wednesday, thrown some things out and added very little. I feel like we have been assignment, which we need to be on Thursdsays.”

On Friday, Tulane will conduct its final walk-through its third-straight home game under the lights at Yulman. The Wave’s last three-game homestand was in 2013 as a member of Conference USA. During that stretch, Tulane defeated North Texas, East Carolina and Tulsa en route to a 7-6 record and the matchup with the Cajuns in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Tickets for Saturday’s game can be purchased by clicking here to purchase, calling 504-861-WAVE (9283) or visiting the Tulane Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the James W. Wilson, Jr. Center, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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