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Next Four Games Critical For Tulsa’s Bowl Hopes

To illustrate how impactful Tulsa’s beating from FAU is, I probably wouldn’t be writing this column if Tulsa was 2-1. But after the Golden Hurricane’s destruction by a team that appeared to have major issues of its own, it’s obvious Tulsa (1-2, 1-0 AAC) has digressed substantially from its Week 1 win over Tulane. Tulsa has a much needed bye week to rest and diagnose the...
Via AAC Football Fever
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Loss to FAU Means For the Golden Hurricane Moving Forward

The Golden Hurricane (1-2) swept through Boca Raton, FL, to face the 0-2 Owls who appeared to be licking their wounds after being outscored 96-7 in their first two contests. By the time the final whistle blew in Saturday night’s game, the Golden Hurricane had withered into a golden sprinkle and the Owls resembled the stereotypical fast, explosive Florida team — a mini-me of...
Via AAC Football Fever
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners at Tulsa Golden Hurricane: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday the No. 4 ranked Oklahoma Sooners will make the short trip to Tulsa to take on the unranked Golden Hurricane. This one is your classic mismatch with the heavy favorite Oklahoma (1-0) looking to pad its schedule early with wins over inferior opponents like Tulsa. (1-0) Coverage of the game between Oklahoma and Tulsa will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  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

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

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

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 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

Meet Goldie, the Tulsa canine "university ambassador."

Here's video of Tulsa's new canine "university ambassador" Goldie, a five month old golden retriever. Because she's a golden retriever and Tulsa's nickname is the Golden Hurricane. Get it? Apparently having an living, breathing animal mascot is too good for Tulsa, and it has to give it's new puppy an amazingly embarrassing title. It's not quite...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Tulsa unveils chrome football helmet

The University of Tulsa unveiled shiny football helmets on Monday.Seen above is the Golden Hurricane's new lid in all of its chrome greatness.Apparently, South Carolina is going with chrome helmets this season, too. So, it won't be long before every team in America adopts them just as they did black uniforms a couple of years ago.The good news about wearing chrome helmets...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 4 Stanford 72, Tulsa 56

Chiney Ogwumike is accustomed to doing a little bit of everything for Stanford. The Cardinal needed all she had to get past the first round of the NCAA tournament - especially the spark she brings on both ends of the floor. Ogwumike scored 29 points and grabbed eight rebounds and top-seeded Stanford pulled away in the second half to survive a hard-fought effort by 16th-seeded Tulsa...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulsa 75, UCF 66

Tulsa coach Matilda Mossman sounded as stunned as anyone when she let the realization dawn that a season that began 0-5 was going to culminate with the school's second berth in the NCAA tournament. ''I'm just so excited, a chill went through my body when I said we're going to the tournament,'' said the second-year coach after Tulsa defeated Central Florida...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Tulsa star Seals added to Manning's staff

Shea Seals, the former Tulsa star whose NBA career was cut short by a knee injury, is returning to the Golden Hurricane to serve on new coach Danny Manning's staff. Manning announced Wednesday that he has hired Seals as the director of player development and team manager. He says Seals will be a mentor to Tulsa's players, incorporate life-skills opportunities into the program...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bitson hired to coach Tulsa running backs

Former Tulsa receiver Dan Bitson is returning to his alma mater to serve as an assistant coach. Head coach Bill Blankenship announced Friday that Bitson will be the Golden Hurricane's new running backs coach, filling a vacancy created when Holman Wiggins took a similar job at Memphis. Bitson, a 2007 inductee into the University of Tulsa Athletic Hall of Fame, has spent the...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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