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Williams leads No. 21 South Florida women past Tulsa, 72-66

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Courtney Williams scored 33, and Laura Ferreira added 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting to help the No. 21 South Florida women beat Tulsa 72-66 Wednesday night to secure a first-round bye in the American Athletic Conference tournament, which begins March 4. Maria Jespersen had a career-high 13 rebounds and Alisia Jenkins grabbed nine boards for South Florida. A...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Birt, Woodard lead Tulsa to 74-55 win over Temple

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Pat Birt scored 23 and James Woodard added 15 points, a career-high eight assists and six rebounds to help Tulsa beat Temple 74-55 Tuesday night. The Golden Hurricane won its third in a row and pulled within a game of American Athletic Conference-leading Temple. Marquel Curtis finished with 13 points for Tulsa (19-9, 11-5). A layup by Curtis with 7:13 to play...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Birt leads Tulsa over UCF 75-67

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Pat Birt scored 26 points and Tulsa beat Central Florida 75-67 on Sunday. Birt was 8 of 16 from the field with four 3-pointers for Tulsa (18-9, 10-5 American). Shaquille Harrison scored 14 points, Marquel Curtis had 10 points with 11 rebounds and James Woodard added 10 points. Tulsa shot over 46 percent. Tulsa led by 14 at the half, 36-22, but Central Florida...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

James Woodard sinks 80-footer at 1st-half buzzer in Tulsa's OT win

TULSA, Okla. — James Woodard scored 19 points, including a first-half buzzer-beater he heaved three-quarters the length of the court in Tulsa's 70-68 overtime victory vs. Cincinnati on Thursday night.Shaquille Harrison finished with 11 points and hit the go-ahead free throw in overtime as Tulsa rallied for the two-point win.Tied at 64, Cincinnati's Jacob Evans made a steal and...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa downs Cincinnati 70-68 in overtime behind Woodard

TULSA, Okla. (AP) James Woodard scored 19 points, Shaquille Harrison scored 11 and the go-ahead free throw in overtime and Tulsa rallied to beat Cincinnati 70-68 on Thursday night. Tied at 64, Cincinnati's Jacob Evans made a steal and was fouled, but split the pair of free throws and Tulsa pulled ahead 66-65 on Rashad Smith's jumper with a minute left. Harrison hit two free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn goes up 20, then holds off Tulsa 75-73

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Omar Calhoun tied a season high with 14 points and Connecticut held off Tulsa 75-73 on Saturday after leading by 20 points in the second half. Five Huskies scored in double figures to help UConn to the win, which came less than 48 hours after the Huskies blew a late 12-point lead in a loss at Temple. UConn (18-7, 8-4 American) led by 13 points at the half and...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft under-the-radar player spotlight: Keyarris Garrett

If there is one player that helped his draft stock out by staying in school one more year, it’s Tulsa wide receiver Keyarris Garrett. He was one of the most dominating receivers in the Conference USA this season and it was the Independence Bowl against a tough Virginia Tech secondary that has helped him out tremendously. This guy is the epitome of what some teams are looking for...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa coasts by Tulane, 62-48

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Brandon Swannegan scored 19 points and Tulsa pulled away from Tulane in the second half to earn a 62-48 win on Saturday night. Swannegan finished an efficient 8-of-10 from the field and also grabbed 11 rebounds. Sterling Taplin added 12 points and James Woodard had 10 for the Golden Hurricane (14-7, 6-3 American Conference), who have won six of seven and sit...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn rolls to season-high 64 point win over Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Breanna Stewart scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds to help lead Connecticut to a dominating 94-30 victory over Tulsa Wednesday night. Moriah Jefferson and Katie Lou Samuelson each added 14 points for the three-time defending national champion Huskies (19-0, 9-0 American), who won their 56th consecutive game. For Stewart, who also added five assists and four...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Shrine Game Feature: Wide Receiver Keyarris Garrett of Tulsa

Wide receiver’s have quickly become a-dime-a-dozen commodity in the NFL Draft over the past few years.  The supply line is functioning at high capacity as we are seeing young superstars such as Odell Beckham Jr., Allen Robinson, Sammy Watkins, Martavis Bryant, and countless others enter the league each and every year.   While the 2016 class may not have as many elite playmakers...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa's Rashad Ray celebrates comeback win by playing 'Uptown Funk' on drums

Tulsa scored a huge conference win with a 60-51 comeback win over UConn on Thursday night at home.How did senior guard Rashad Ray celebrate?By playing Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' on the drums with the Tulsa student band.This has been somewhat of a tradition for the New Orleans native. According to a 2014 feature story from Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World, Ray hopped on the drums after...
Via FOX Sports
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Haith offers no further comment on Missouri's violations, vacated wins

Tulsa overcame slow start, trailing UConn by double figures in the first half, to pick up a 60-51 comeback victory over the Huskies on Thursday night at home.The Golden Hurricane have won back-to-back games, and is over .500 in the American Athletic Conference standings. Frank Haith's most impressive win since November comes a day after his former school, Missouri, announced that...
Via FOX Sports
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodard, Tulsa come from behind to take down UConn 60-51

TULSA, Okla. (AP) James Woodard scored 20 points and added nine rebounds to lead Tulsa to a come-from-behind 60-51 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night. Shaquille Harrison added 13 points and seven rebounds for Tulsa (11-6, 3-2 American), which won its third straight contest. Sterling Gibbs scored 20 points and Shonn Miller contributed 14 points and eight rebounds for UConn...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Birt leads Tulsa over Tulane 81-67

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pat Birt made seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points - both career highs - to lead Tulsa to an 81-67 victory over Tulane on Sunday. Birt was 7 of 10 from the arc, James Woodard hit 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and Tulsa made a season-high 13. Woodard finished 21 points. The Golden Hurricane (10-6, 2-2 American) shot 67 percent in the first half when it took a 45...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Under the radar draft pick – Keyarris Garrett

The big bodied wide receiver from Tulsa, Keyarris Garrett is todays featured, under the radar draft prospect. With little exposure, Keyarris Garrett was able to torch the Virginia Tech and Oklahoma University secondaries en route to 22 catches for 326 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns. The 6″4, 221lbs receiver has been a physical presence on the outside for the Golden...
Via EndZoneScore
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tulsa Field Goal Holder Gets Destroyed After Failing To Get Ball Set In Time During Independence Bowl

The first half of the Independence Bowl belonged to Frank Beamer's Hokies, but the majority of the second half belonged to Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane were in the midst of a furious comeback attempt when the holder made the one error he can't make during an attempted kick--he didn't get the ball in place on time for the kicker.After seeing him botch the hold the kicker pulled up...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Beamer, Virginia Tech face Tulsa in Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) This is no cliche - Frank Beamer's career has truly come full circle. The longtime Virginia Tech head football coach will roam the sidelines for the final time when his Hokies (6-6) face Tulsa (6-6) in the Camping World Independence Bowl on Saturday. The game will mark Virginia Tech's 23rd consecutive postseason appearance under Beamer. The streak began in...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa's 19-0 start buries Northern Arizona

TULSA, Okla. -- Shaquille Harrison led six players into double-digit scoring with 15 points as Tulsa defeated Northern Arizona 90-55 Tuesday night. The Golden Hurricane (8-4) opened on a 19-0 run, Northern Arizona not scoring until there was 12:24 left to play in the first half. Tulsa made seven of its first nine shots -- including 3-pointers from Pat Birt, Rashad Ray and James Woodard...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa scores first 19 points, beats Northern Arizona 90-55

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Shaquille Harrison led six players into double-digit scoring with 15 points as Tulsa defeated Northern Arizona 90-55 Tuesday night. The Golden Hurricane (8-4) opened on a 19-0 run, Northern Arizona not scoring until there was 12:24 left to play in the first half. Tulsa made seven of its first nine shots - including 3-pointers from Pat Birt, Rashad Ray and James...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa OC Sterlin Gilbert latest to turn down Longhorns’ OC job

No one is willing to come call plays in Austin these days it seems. After ESPN reported that Sterlin Gilbert had agreed to become Charlie Strong’s offensive coordinator, Tulsa’s co-offensive coordinator is actually staying put. BREAKING: #TulsaFB co-offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert is turning down #Longhorns & will stay at TU. Great news for the Hurricane. — Nathan...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 Oklahoma women win 7th straight, beat Tulsa 75-62

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Kaylon Williams had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 17 Oklahoma won its seventh straight after a 75-62 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday night. Williams was 9 of 17 from the floor. Maddie Manning added 19 points for Oklahoma (8-1), which played its last non-conference game of the season and is off to its best start since going 8-1 in the 2012-13 season. Teanna...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Emegano hits late jumper, Oral Roberts beats Tulsa 70-68

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Obi Emegano hit a baseline jumper with 1.9 seconds left to give Oral Roberts a 70-68 victory over cross-town rival Tulsa on Saturday. Emegano, who finished with 26 points, drove the right side, pulled up and drilled the game winner. Tulsa's Shaquille Harrison made his first free throw to tie the game at 68 but missed the second at the :09 mark. Brandon Conley...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa beats Tulane 45-34 with stunning 4th-quarter rally

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Zack Langelar, Craig Suits and Kolton Schindelar ignited a late rally to lead Tulsa past Tulane 45-34 Friday night. The season-finale win makes the Golden Hurricane (6-6, 3-5 American Athletic Conference) bowl eligible, though they had to play catch-up most of the game. That changed in a hurry as the Hurricane scored 21 points the final 6:45. Langelar started...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa beats Central Arkansas 98-81

TULSA, Okla. (AP) James Woodard scored 23 points with four rebounds, four assists and four steals as Tulsa beat Central Arkansas 98-81 in a season opener on Saturday night. Woodard was 8 of 13 from the field and sank five 3-pointers for the Golden Hurricane. Shaquille Harrison had 22 points and seven rebounds and Brandon Swannegan and Pat Birt added 12 points apiece. The team...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UCF makes solid effort in second half, stays winless with loss to Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Ramadi Warren ran for three touchdowns as Tulsa beat winless University of Central Florida 45-30 on Saturday. Warren finished with 168 yards rushing for the Golden Hurricane (5-4, 2-3 American Conference). Dane Evans threw for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns and was intercepted twice. Evans' two scoring passes went to Conner Floyd in the first quarter. Warren...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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