TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE NEWS

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 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 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

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 the home of...
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 the home of...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Former OU commit Dalton Rodriguez transferring to Sooners from Tulsa

Dalton Rodriguez committed to Oklahoma while he was at Tulsa Union but, wanting to play defense, eventually switched his commitment to Tulsa and eventually signed with the Golden Hurricane. Now, Rodriguez will wind up in Norman after all, deciding to transfer to OU after an up and down year where he was eventually dismissed from Tulsa’s football team. Rodriguez (6-foot-6, 258...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Oklahoma DB Julian Wilson Levels Tulsa WR Derek Patterson

It’s still early, but this may be the biggest hit of college football’s second week. During the second quarter of the team’s game against Oklahoma, Tulsa QB Dane Evans tried throwing the ball quickly to wide receiver Derek Patterson. While Patterson made the catch, he was immediately met by Sooners DB Julian Wilson, who absolutely leveled the junior wide receiver. This one...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

CSU fires out of the gates in big win over Tulsa

For all the things they’ve done well this year, the Rams have struggled to get off to good starts in their games. Coming into the Tulsa game, CSU had trailed at halftime against every FBS team they had played this year. That was not the case on “Orange Out” day at Hughes Stadium, as CSU logged a comfortable 42-17 win over Tulsa. The Rams came out ready to go, spending virtually...
Via Mile High Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UIC guard Pat Birt commits to Tulsa

Photo: UIC Athletics Junior college guard Pat Birt committed to Tulsa, according to a tweet by Eric Bossi of Rivals. Birt played his freshman season at UIC last year and earned All-Freshman Team honors in the Horizon League. He averaged 6.3 points and shot 38.7% from 3-point range. Birt is playing this season at South Plains College in Texas and will join the Golden Hurricane for...
Via The Catch and Shoot
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Tulsa expected to dismiss coach Blankenship after ECU game

Tulsa is expected to dismiss head coach Bill Blankenship this weekend, a source told FOX Sports. The 57-year-old Blankenship, an old Tulsa quarterback, won 19 games in his first two seasons in charge of the Golden Hurricane, but is just 5-18 the past two years. Tulsa has lost nine of the last 10 games and rank 118th in scoring and 97th in defense. Blankenship will coach his final...
Via FOX Sports
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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