TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE NEWS

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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.
Via calstatefullerton.scout.com
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 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
Via Next Impulse Sports
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

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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via Fox Sports West
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Alford talks UCLA win over Tulsa

Steve Alford shares his thoughts on the win over the Golden Hurricane.
Via FOXSports.com
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

Tulsa Golden Hurricane season preview

Tulsa is not necessarily a perennial football powerhouse, but the team still has a nice tradition of winning football games. Which puts last seasons 3-9 record as a huge disappointment for the program. Tulsa won 11 games just the year before, but when your offense gives the ball away and your defense can't stop anybody thing can go downhill fast. Golden Hurricane head coach Bill...
Via College Football Universe
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Frank Haith leaving Mizzou for Tulsa

ST. LOUIS -- With the basketball program at Missouri in disarray, Frank Haith decided to flee rather than fight. Haith is in final negotiations for the coaching job at Tulsa, multiple media outlets reported Thursday afternoon. Haith was under contract at Missouri for $1.6 million a year through the 2016-17 season, with built-in raises of $50,000 per year, according to the Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Frank Haith leaving Mizzou for Tulsa

ST. LOUIS -- With the basketball program at Missouri in disarray, Frank Haith decided to flee rather than fight. Haith is in final negotiations for the coaching job at Tulsa, multiple media outlets reported Thursday afternoon. Haith was under contract at Missouri for $1.6 million a year through the 2016-17 season, with built-in raises of $50,000 per year, according to the Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Haith notified Missouri AD of accepting Tulsa job via text message

Frank Haith left the Missouri Tigers after three seasons to take the head coaching job with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane yesterday in a move that came as a rather large surprise. The even bigger surprise came today when it was revealed just how he notified Missouri athletic director Mike Alden that he was leaving for another job. Talk about having no respect for your athletic director...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Haith Doesn’t Know What Conference Tulsa Is Joining

If you thought that the Frank Haith-to-Tulsa story would ever begin to feel normal, think again. Haith was introduced as the new coach of Tulsa men’s basketball today, and his introductory press conference reportedly had some awkward moments, according to local media members. Specifically, Frank Haith doesn’t know all that much about the conference that Tulsa is joining next...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

It's official, so let's take a very 2014 look at Haith's departure

It's official: Tulsa held a press conference Friday to introduce Frank Haith as the Golden Hurricane's new head basketball coach, replacing Danny Manning, who had left for Wake Forest. Considering that Haith informed his boss, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden, via text message Friday morning that he was resigning -- and used the same medium to tell his players -- it...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

It's official, so let's take a very 2014 look at Haith's departure

It's official: Tulsa held a press conference Friday to introduce Frank Haith as the Golden Hurricane's new head basketball coach, replacing Danny Manning, who had left for Wake Forest. Considering that Haith informed his boss, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden, via text message Friday morning that he was resigning -- and used the same medium to tell his players -- it's only fitting...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa hires Frank Haith as new hoops coach

TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa hired Frank Haith of Missouri as its men's basketball coach Friday, landing a major-conference coach to lead the Golden Hurricane's transition from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference this summer. The 48-year-old Haith said the move came quickly: He was contacted Thursday and was particularly interested by Tulsa's upcoming move to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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