December 22, 2013 1:00 PM
Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano and Parker Waters
A festive atmosphere prevailed in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday night (Dec. 21) as fans of the Tulane Green Wave turned out in force to watch their team play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Those in attendance saw an exciting game in which the Green Wave staged an emotional comeback only to lose to UL-Lafayette by three points, 24-21. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
The Green Wave takes the field before kickoff. The game was the first bowl bid for the team since 2002. (Photo by Parker Waters)
Ryan Grant pulls in a circus catch during the first half of the game. Grant had seven catches for 113 yards. (Photo by Parker Waters).
More than 54,000 fans set a New Orleans Bowl record for attendance. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
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