2014 NFL Draft: Scouting Notes for Tulsa vs. Marshall

With just one win in Conference USA play and two on the season, Tulsa (2-7, 1-4) was not expected to compete with Marshall (6-3, 4-1) even on their home field. Not only did the Golden Hurricane compete, but they had a 34-31 lead late in the fourth quarter before allowing two touchdowns to give the Thundering Herd the game. Marshall’s run defense was struggling heading into the...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulsa falls to No. 14 Wichita St 77-54

Danny Manning was proud of Tulsa's effort in the first half. He also understood that his team was overmatched against Ron Baker and No. 14 Wichita State, and it showed in the second half. Fred VanVleet and Baker each scored 21 points and Wichita State finished with a 26-6 run to shake free of pesky Tulsa for a 77-54 win Wednesday night in its first road game of the season. ''We...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray commits to Golden Hurricane

Tulsa gets one of its top targets and second running back for its 2014 class.
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulsa beats Indiana St. 63-62 in a thriller

James Woodard hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 8 seconds left to give Tulsa the 63-62 win over Indiana State Wednesday night in the first game of the Great Alaska Shootout. Woodard scored 20 of his game-high 24 points in the second half. He played only nine minutes in the first half after picking up two fouls. Dawon Cummings hit a jumper to give Indiana State (3-2) the 57-56 lead...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Byrd nets 251 yards, North Texas tops Tulsa 42-10

Brandin Byrd ran 26 times for 251 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday to lead North Texas over Tulsa 42-10. Byrd scored his three touchdowns consecutively over the second and third quarters to extend the Mean Green lead to 35-10. Byrd's second touchdown went for 91 yards. North Texas (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) took the lead for good 14-10 in the second quarter when Mike Marshall...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Balanced Tulsa pulls away from UALR 78-64

James Woodard scored 19 points and Shaquille Harrison 13 with seven assists as Tulsa broke open a close game in the second half for a 78-64 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Tuesday. The game was tied for the sixth time, 41-41, when Marquel Curtis hit a layup and later a free throw - his only three points of the game beginning a 16-0 run for Tulsa (3-6). Woodard, Harrison, Rashad...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: CS Fullerton (5-8) at Tulsa (4-9)

The Titans close out their non-conference slate against the Golden Hurricane.
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa escapes Southern Miss with a 75-71 win

James Woodard scored 18 points, including three free throws in the final minute, as Tulsa held on to beat Southern Miss 75-71 on Sunday. Woodard made just 4 of 13 field goals for Tulsa (7-9, 2-0 C-USA) but missed only one of his 10 free throw attempts. Pat Swilling Jr. added 17 points and D'Andre Wright had 10 and nine rebounds. Jerrold Brooks led Southern Miss (14-3, 1-1) with...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 2nd half keys Tulsa's 69-52 win over Marshall

James Woodard scored 17 points as Tulsa beat Marshall 69-52 on Saturday for its first road win of the season. Tulsa trailed 25-20 at halftime after making just 8 of 32 shots in the opening 20 minutes. The Golden Hurricane made twice as many baskets in the second frame and shot 61.5 percent, leading to 49 points. Tulsa made 5 of 7 shots from behind the arc and 12 of 14 from the free...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa slides by Middle Tennessee 58-53

James Woodard scored 16 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lift Tulsa to a 58-53 win over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night. Tulsa (9-10, 4-1 Conference USA) took a 34-26 advantage into the break but had to scramble in the second half as Middle Tennessee took away the lead three times in the close contest. With the score tied at 53 and just 4 second left, Woodard nailed...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa cruises by North Texas 94-63

D'Andre Wright and James Woodard both scored 18 points to lead a hot Tulsa offense in a 94-63 win over North Texas on Saturday. Rashad Smith added 17 points for Tulsa (10-11, 5-2 Conference USA) as the Golden Hurricane shot 57 percent from the field. Tulsa jumped to a 47-31 halftime advantage, led by 13 first-half points from Woodard. Lee Evans hit back-to-back 3's midway through...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa continues dominance of Rice with 66-56 win

Rashad Smith scored 18 points as Tulsa continued its dominance of Rice with a 66-56 win on Saturday, its 15th straight in the series. James Woodard added 15 points and Brandon Swannegan had 10 for the Golden Hurricane (11-12, 6-3 Conference USA), who have beaten Rice by an average of 13.1 points per contest during the streak. Tulsa took its first lead of the game late in the first...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa G Pat Swilling suspended

Tulsa has suspended senior guard Pat Swilling Jr. pending a university disciplinary investigation and hearing. Details were not disclosed Wednesday. A school spokesman said it is against university policy to discuss ongoing disciplinary proceedings. Swilling averages 8.6 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game for the Golden Hurricane and coach Danny Manning. Swilling started...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa pulls away from East Carolina to win 76-58

James Woodard scored 21 points to lead Tulsa to a 76-58 win over East Carolina on Thursday. Shaquille Harrison added 11 points and Stevie Repichowski and Brandon Swannegan came off the bench to add 13 and 10 respectively, for the Golden Hurricanes (12-12, 7-3 Conference USA). Woodard had seven rebounds as Tulsa dominated the boards 41-26. Paris Roberts-Campbell had 17 to lead...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa gets past FIU 77-65

Shaquille Harrison scored 17 points and Tulsa used a big second half to take down Florida International 77-65 on Saturday. Trailing 35-28 at half, Tulsa (15-12, 10-3 Conference USA) outscored FIU 49-30 in the second half. The Golden Hurricane shot 54 percent in the second half, led by Harrison with 12 second-half points. Tulsa opened the half on a 15-3 run to take a 43-38 lead...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa wins C-USA with 69-60 win over Louisiana Tech

James Woodard scored 27 points as the Golden Hurricane punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament by winning the championship of the Conference-USA tournament in El Paso, Texas. Woodard made 8-of-13 from the floor, including 4-of-5 3-point attempts, and reached double figures for the 25th straight game for No.2 seed Tulsa (21-12). Rashad Ray supplied 15 points and Shaquille Harrison...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa’s Bench Players Know How To Get Down

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane knocked off Louisiana Tech by a score of 69-60 this weekend which officially landed them in the NCAA tournament as Conference USA champions. Down the stretch against Louisiana Tech, James Woodard sealed the deal with a pair of free throws and the Tulsa bench celebrated with some great dance moves. [Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Tulsa Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane was given a 13-seed in the South-region. Tulsa is coached by Danny Manning and hails from Conference USA. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against UCLA in San Diego on Friday. Why: Tulsa finished with a 13-3 record in Conference USA,...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Snapshot of Tulsa

Here is a quick get-to-know-you primer on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, who have won their last 11 games...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa to face UCLA in NCAA Tournament

Tulsa received a No. 13-seed and will face the No. 4-seed UCLA Bruins on Friday, March 21st in a South Region game from San Diego, California. Game time will be approximately 9 p.m. CT Friday and air on TruTV. For NCAA tickets, the TU Athletic Ticket Office will be open for ticket requests on Sunday, March 16th from 8:00-10:00 p.m. and on Monday March 17th from 8 a.m.-12 noon. Ticket...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: UCLA Vs. Tulsa – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@UCLAAthletics The UCLA Bruins, winners of the Pac-12 Tournament, will take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, winners of the Conference USA Tournament, this Friday night in the final game of the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite the seed difference, this matchup could come down to the wire. Be sure to click here for more on UCLA and Tulsa. Also, check out our printable...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa-UCLA preview: 3 things to watch

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- With the NCAA Tournament now fully underway and brackets already sufficiently busted, No. 4 seed UCLA took to the court for the first time Thursday afternoon at Viejas Arena in San Diego in preparation for its second-round game against 13th-seeded Tulsa.  While still an assistant at Kansas, Tulsa head coach Danny Manning and the Jayhawks faced the Bruins in...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Alford talks UCLA win over Tulsa

Steve Alford shares his thoughts on the win over the Golden Hurricane.
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest has significant interest in Tulsa coach Danny Manning

Wake Forest has significant interest in Tulsa coach Danny Manning, sources told ESPN.com. It's still unclear where the former Kansas star, who went to the NCAA tournament in just his second season as the coach of the Golden Hurricane, sits on Wake athletic director Ron Wellman's wish list. However, one source close to the process said that Manning has a legitimate shot to land the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Manning is leaving Tulsa to be the next coach at Wake Forest

Tulsa's Danny Manning has reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest's next head coach, a source told CBSSports.com early Friday. A formal announcement is expected soon. Manning, 47, spoke with Wake Forest officials earlier this week and visited the campus Wednesday, at which point CBSSports.com reported that the No. 1 pick of the 1988 NBA Draft was leaning toward...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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