TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE NEWS

Manning leads No. 19 Oklahoma women over Tulsa

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Maddie Manning came off the bench to score a career-high 24 points with eight rebounds and No. 19 Oklahoma continued its dominance of in-state opponent Tulsa 85-68 on Sunday. Peyton Little added 15 points and Nancy Mulkey 10 for the Sooners (7-2). Junior college transfer Ebony Parker made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, both career highs with the Golden...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Taplin layup propels Tulsa past Illinois State 70-68

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Junior Etou and Sterling Taplin each scored 15 points, and Taplin's layup with 11 seconds to play lifted Tulsa past Illinois State 70-68 on Wednesday night. Down 65-57, Tulsa (4-3) went on a 13-3 run in the last 5:15 to close out the game. MiKyle McIntosh's layup with 15:35 left put Illinois State (4-3) out in front 50-36, finishing a 14-4 run to start the second...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson with 16 helps UALR outpace Tulsa 72-62

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Marcus Johnson Jr. scored 16 points as the University of Arkansas Little Rock won its third straight, outpacing Tulsa 72-62 on Saturday. Johnson was 5 of 12 from the field and 4 of 5 from the line for the Trojans (6-2). Lis Shoshi added 15 points and eight rebounds and Oliver Black chipped in nine points off the bench. Tulsa jumped to a 27-18 lead midway...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa pulls away from crosstown rival Oral Roberts

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Jaleel Wheeler scored 15 points and Tulsa pulled away down the stretch for a 79-65 win over crosstown rival Oral Roberts on Monday night. The game was the 52nd meeting between the two Tulsa, Oklahoma schools. The Golden Hurricanes lead the overall series 33-19 and have won four straight. Wheeler added nine rebounds and four assists, while Corey Henderson Jr...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Flanders scores in OT, Tulsa charges back to beat Cincinnati

TULSA, Okla. (AP) James Flanders, who rushed for 197 yards, broke into the end zone from the 4 in overtime as Tulsa charged back to beat Cincinnati 40-37 on Friday night. Tulsa had trailed throughout the game until Redford Jones nailed a 22-yard field goal as time expired to tie the game at 34 and send it into the extra period. Cincinnati, which led 31-21 going into the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Etou, Tulsa hold off Oregon State 75-64

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Junior Etou scored 17 points and made two clutch baskets down the stretch that helped Tulsa repel a strong Oregon State for a 75-64 win on Tuesday night. Junior college transfer Jaleel Wheeler added 16 points and Sterling Taplin and Pat Birt nine each in matchup of two of last year's NCAA Tournament participants which were hit hard by graduation. Tulsa (2-2)...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

UCF can't keep up with Tulsa in second half, falls at home

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- D'Angelo Brewer ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns, James Flanders had 163 yards rushing and another score and Tulsa pulled away from Central Florida in the second half for a 35-20 win Saturday night. The go-ahead touchdown came midway through the third quarter, when Josh Atkinson hauled in a 15-yard pass from Dane Evans to break a 14-14 tie. Evans found Keevan...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Edogi has career night, Tulsa knocks off New Orleans 77-68

TULSA, Okla. (AP) TK Edogi had career-bests in scoring, with 15 points, and rebounding with 10 as Tulsa got its first win of the season 77-68 over New Orleans on Saturday. Edogi was 7 of 8 from the floor. Jaleel Wheeler also had 15 points and Junior Etou chipped in 14 and dished out five assists. The Golden Hurricane (1-2) had a hot second half to take control after the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Evans, Flanders lead Tulsa in 45-24 rout over East Carolina

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Dane Evans threw three touchdown passes, James Flanders ran for two more scores and Tulsa rolled to a 45-24 victory over East Carolina on Saturday night. Tulsa (7-2, 4-1) has a half-game lead over Houston and is tied with Navy atop the American Athletic Conference West Division standings. The Golden Hurricane travel to face the Midshipmen next Saturday. Evans...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Flanders powers Tulsa past Memphis, 59-30

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) James Flanders ran for 249 yards and five touchdowns, both career highs, to lead Tulsa a 59-30 win over Memphis on Saturday night. Flanders, who had 33 carries, also set a school record - and tied the American Athletic Conference mark - for most touchdowns in a game with his 7-yard TD run in the fourth quarter, which was set up by a fumble recovery and 44-yard...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston makes goal-line stand to hold on against Tulsa

HOUSTON (AP) -- Emeke Egbule returned a fumble 24 yards for a touchdown with 1:21 remaining to give No. 13 Houston a 38-31 win over Tulsa on Saturday night.The game was tied at 31-31 when Garrett Davis knocked the ball out of the hands of quarterback Dane Evans. Egbule scooped it up and dashed into the end zone for the score.Tulsa (4-2, 1-1 American) had a chance to tie it, but Jesse...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

In wild finish, No. 13 Houston holds off Tulsa 38-31

HOUSTON (AP) Emeke Egbule returned a fumble 24 yards for a touchdown with 1:21 remaining to give No. 13 Houston a 38-31 win over Tulsa on Saturday night. The game was tied at 31-31 when Garrett Davis knocked the ball out of the hands of quarterback Dane Evans. Egbule scooped it up and dashed into the end zone for the score. Tulsa (4-2, 1-1 American) had a chance to tie it, but...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston beats Tulsa with late fumble return for TD and goal line stand

Tied at 31-31, Tulsa had the ball and a chance to win the game. Instead of the Tulsa offense driving the length of the field to take the lead, it was the Houston defense that made the big play. The Cougars stripped QB Dane Evans and then returned the fumble for a touchdown taking a 38-31 lead late in the fourth quarter…. Houston fumble return for TD https://t.co/WM6bG5CtK5 ...
Via The Student Section
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Evans TD run in OT gives Tulsa 43-40 win over SMU

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Quarterback Dane Evans went 14 yards untouched for the winning touchdown in overtime, lifting Tulsa to a 43-40 victory over SMU on Friday night. Evans cut up field on an option play to the right to end a wild game that saw the lead change hands four times in the second half. Josh Williams kicked a 25-yard field goal on the final play of regulation and added a...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Evans, Lucas combo sparks Tulsa to 58-21 win over NC A&T

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Dane Evans threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns to Keevan Lucas in less than three quarters and Tulsa rolled to a 58-21 win over North Carolina A&T on Saturday. Evans and Lucas connected on a 51-yard scoring play late in the first quarter to give the Golden Hurricane a 24-0 lead. They doubled that in the second quarter as the duo had scoring plays of...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: Five Things We Learned Versus Tulsa

It was a little stormy, and a little long, but Ohio State’s game against Tulsa finally did come to an end in a waterlogged Columbus. There’s now two weeks worth of game film to examine, but what can we take away from the soggy, lightning filled game against the Golden Hurricane? 5. The offensive line is still getting its footing Tulsa defense has been up to the task thus far...
Via The Student Section
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer gives heartfelt September 11 anniversary speech

On the eve of the 15-year anniversary of one of the greatest modern American tragedies in our history, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer gave a heartfelt speech honoring those who serve the nation. He gave the speech on Saturday morning before the Buckeyes were to take on Tulsa. “Tomorrow is September 11th. Fifteen years ago, the unthinkable happened,” Meyer told the crowd...
Via Sportsnaut
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa rolls in season opener over San Jose St 45-10

TULSA, Okla. (AP) D'Angelo Brewer ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns to help Tulsa roll over San Jose State 45-10 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night. Dane Evans threw for 198 yards and a TD, Keevan Lucas had 112 yards receiving, and James Flanders added 82 yards rushing for Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane held a 512-287 edge in total yards, and a 305-53 lead...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa DB J.R. Reed transferring to Georgia

The Georgia Bulldogs dismissed a defensive back earlier this week and it looks like they will get a replacement at the position in the near future. Former Tulsa safety J.R. Reed will be making a transfer to Athens to continue his career. It was reported by Dawgs247 that Reed will be taking his talents to Athens after deciding to transfer from Tulsa just a few weeks ago. However,...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas high school hires ex Tulsa coach Bill Blakenship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Former University of Tulsa football coach Bill Blankenship has been hired as the head coach at Fayetteville High School in northwest Arkansas. The Fayetteville school board approved the hire Wednesday night. Blankenship was head coach at Tulsa - his alma mater - from 2011 until his firing in 2014. Blankenship was a longtime high school coach in Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Tulsa HC Bill Blankenship back at high school level

Before he got a job coaching the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in 2007, Bill Blankenship spent nearly two decades as a prominent name at the high school level. After a year hiatus from the sidelines, the coach is back in the high school game, but in a different state. It was reported that Blankenship had accepted the head coaching position at Fayetteville High School in Arkansas. Vernon...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Tulsa WR Keyarris Garrett

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Tulsa WR Keyarris Garrett appeared first on Steelers Depot by Josh Carney. Go Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

truTV’s 2016 First Four second-most-viewed ever thanks to Michigan – Tulsa

While many questioned Tulsa’s inclusion in this year’s NCAA tournament bracket, the Golden Hurricane’s presence didn’t hurt the ratings. Wednesday’s Tulsa-Michigan play-in game on truTV drew 2.2 million total viewers and a 1.4 U.S. household rating, both the second-most in history for a single First Four game, and that game (which the Wolverines won 67-62) helped the overall...
Via Awful Announcing
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan manages in narrow win over Tulsa

Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio, the Michigan Wolverines did what all human beings have to do at some point in life: They managed. When life is difficult and when the course of events just isn’t flowing our way, there are days and weeks when we just have to manage. We have to live to fight another day. We have to put the big picture in mind and not get exasperated in the face of...
Via The Student Section
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan advances to NCAA First Round, but it sure wasn’t pretty

March is all about survive and advance — and no game represented that better than the battle of No. 11 seeds Michigan and Tulsa in the final First Four matchup of the 2016 NCAA tournament. It was far from pretty, but the Wolverines did the little things that mattered in a 67-62 victory. Normally, teams shooting just 6-25 from three-point range and 40 percent from the field overall...
Via Talking 10
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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