TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE NEWS

Tulsa downs South Florida 79-67 behind Henderson's 22

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Corey Henderson Jr. scored a career-high 22 points off the bench, Pat Birt added 15, and Tulsa made 25 of 38 free throws (65.8 percent) to beat South Florida 79-67 on Saturday and win its fourth straight. Trailing 35-30 at halftime, the Bulls closed to 38-37 on Ruben Guerrero's dunk early in the second half as South Florida got more aggressive on the boards, but...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taplin's career-high 24 helps Tulsa hold off Tulane 89-82

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Sterling Taplin led Tulsa with a career-high 24 points, including 7-for-7 shooting at the foul line, as Tulsa held off Tulane 89-82 on Wednesday night. The Golden Hurricane (10-7, 4-1 American Conference) were a perfect 10-for-10 at the line in the final 1:32. Tulane (4-14, 1-5), which has lost seven of its last eight, closed to 79-73 on a Melvin Frazier 3-pointer...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Samuelson's career-high 34 lead No. 1 UConn past Tulsa 98-58

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Katie Lou Samuelson scored a career-high 34 points to help No. 1 UConn beat Tulsa 98-58 on Tuesday night for the Huskies' 92nd consecutive victory. Napheesa Collier had 21 points and 13 rebounds and Gabby Williams added 13 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Huskies (17-0, 5-0 American Athletic Conference), who also won their 33rd straight road game...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Etou, Taplin help Tulsa hang on to defeat Temple 70-68

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Junior Etou scored 15 points, Sterling Taplin hit a runner for the win with three seconds left and Tulsa edged Temple 70-68 despite a career-high 25 points by the Owls' Shizz Alston Jr. on Saturday. Neither team had a lead larger than eight points, but the Golden Hurricane (9-7, 3-1 American) outscored Temple 11-3 over the final six minutes. Taplin's runner with...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulsa's Etou with career-best double-double, beats Memphis

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Junior Etou had career-highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Tulsa closed on a 16-5 run to beat Memphis 81-71 on Wednesday night. Memphis had its last lead, 66-65, with 4:40 to play before Etou's layup sparked the Golden Hurricane's final run. Etou scored five points, Jaleel Wheeler added four points, and TK Edogi made a dunk during the stretch. Sterling Taplin...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Laksa scores 37 to lead No. 22 South Florida women to win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Kitija Laksa scored 37 points to lead No. 22 South Florida over Tulsa 84-68 on Saturday night for the Bulls' fifth consecutive win. Laksa was 13-of-25 shooting, making seven 3-pointers, and just missed tying her previous career best of 38 points set against SMU a year ago to the day. Laksa hit six 3-pointers in the first half in scoring 24 points to lead the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Birt helps Tulsa hold of UConn 61-59 in overtime

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Pat Birt stole the ball, scored with 1:12 left in overtime - then added a free throw in the final seconds - to boost Tulsa past UConn 61-59 in an American Athletic Conference opener on Saturday. Birt and Stirling Taplin scored 13 points each for Tulsa (7-6), which forced 17 Huskies turnovers. UConn had taken a 59-56 lead with 2:47 left in overtime when Christian...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

String of 3s sends Aztecs past Tulsa in Diamond Head semis

HONOLULU (AP) Jeremy Hemsley scored 20 points that included three 3-pointers during a flurry of seven straight Aztec treys that broke the game open and sent San Diego State to an 82-63 victory over Tulsa in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic on Friday. With the score tied and 11 minutes to go, the Aztecs went on a 21-4 run with the seven 3-pointers over a span of 5:13...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa wins opener in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Pat Birt made six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 20 points to lead Tulsa to a 74-51 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Thursday in the opening game of the Diamond Head Classic. Jaleel Wheeler added 12 points and Will Magnay 11 for the Golden Hurricane (6-4), who shot 50 percent and were 11 of 21 from the arc in winning for the third time in four games. The Lumberjacks...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Evans throws for 5 TDs, Tulsa tops Central Michigan 55-10

MIAMI (AP) Dane Evans passed for 304 yards and five touchdowns, three of those scoring throws going to Keevan Lucas, and Tulsa rolled past Central Michigan 55-10 in the Miami Beach Bowl on Monday afternoon. Evans completed 28 of 38 passes for the Golden Hurricane (10-3), who scored on their first nine possessions and finished with six wins in the season's final seven games. D'Angelo...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Miami Beach Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main events around New Year's.High-scoring football on tap for a Monday afternoon...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
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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

High-scoring Tulsa faces C. Michigan in Miami Beach Bowl

Tulsa (9-3, American Athletic) vs Central Michigan (6-6, MAC), Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Miami. TOP PLAYERS Tulsa: The Golden Hurricane had the top two rushers in the conference, James Flanders (1,529 yards) and D'Angelo Brewer (1,330 yards). Keevan Lucas has 1,108 yards receiving, and Josh Atkinson has 927. Central Michigan: QB Cooper Rush has thrown for 3,299 yards...
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December 04, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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)...
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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...
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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...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bench play lifts Wichita State past Tulsa 80-53

WICHITA, Kan. -- Markis McDuffie scored 18 points off the bench, fellow reserve Darral Willis Jr. added 16 points -- both setting career highs -- and Wichita State beat Tulsa 80-53 on Wednesday night. McDuffie, a sophomore, also made a career-best nine of 12 free throws and Willis, a junior, set career highs in rebounds (seven), field goals (seven), field goal attempts (13) and steals...
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November 17, 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...
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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...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulsa beats Tulane 50-27

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Dane Evans threw three touchdowns as Tulsa beat Tulane 50-27 on Saturday. Evans had 236 yards passing for the Golden Hurricane (5-2, 2-1 American Athletic Conference). James Flanders ran for 190 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. Josh Atkinson had 142 yards and a score receiving. Evans' three touchdown passes came in the first half on an 11-yard pass to Keevan...
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October 22, 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...
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October 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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