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Tulane sweeps Illinois State with 9-3 victory

The Wave improve their record to 17-7 on the season after sweeping Tulane. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) The Wave improve their record to 17-7 on the season after sweeping Tulane. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Tulane got their brooms out after sweeping Illinois State with a 9-3 victory Saturday evening. It was part of a doubleheader at Turchin Stadium. The Wave took the opener this afternoon 3-2 in 12 innings.

The big hero in the nightcap for Tulane was Hunter Hope. He racked four RBIs on the day, with his big contribution coming in the seventh with a three-run home run.

Alex Massey got the win on the mound for the Wave going seven strong, giving up three runs.

Tulane returns to action Tuesday night at LSU.

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