TULSA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tulsa Golden Hurricane season preview

Tulsa is not necessarily a perennial football powerhouse, but the team still has a nice tradition of winning football games. Which puts last seasons 3-9 record as a huge disappointment for the program. Tulsa won 11 games just the year before, but when your offense gives the ball away and your defense can't stop anybody thing can go downhill fast. Golden Hurricane head coach Bill...
Via College Football Universe
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Manning: Offense by the Numbers

Now that Danny Manning is set to man the reins of the basketball program, we will take a look his teams' offensive numbers over the past two seasons. In just two years as a head coach, Manning was able to take Tulsa to the big dance for the first time since 2003. However, the most impressive part of Manning's accomplishments is that he did so with such a young team,...
Via SCACC Hoops
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Has Interest in Tulsa's Danny Manning

Reports surfaced early this evening that Wake Forest has interest in Danny Manning and that he has a legitimate chance at the job. Although, the report also indicates that it is unknown exactly where Danny Manning falls on Ron Wellman's "wish list." Wake Forest is looking at Tulsa coach and former Kansas star Danny Manning, sources told ESPN: http://t.co/0JWHSigDip...
Via SCACC Hoops
15 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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’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

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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