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Igbanu leads second-half surge in Tulsa's 73-61 victory

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Martins Igbanu scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Tulsa beat South Florida 73-61 on Sunday for the Golden Hurricane's fifth straight victory.
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

UConn women extend conference win streak, top Tulsa 78-60

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 22 points and lead top-ranked UConn to a closer-than-expected 78-60 win over Tulsa on Thursday night. Napheesa Collier had 19 points and Kia Nurse added 17 for the Huskies (17-0, 6-0 American Athletic Conference) who have never lost in the conference. UConn has won 76 straight regular-season games and all four conference...
Via MyNorthwest.com
January 18, 2018

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...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  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...
Via Yardbarker
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...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 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

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 Associated Press
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

Even Tulsa players thought they had no chance at making NCAA Tournament

One of the biggest surprises of Selection Sunday came when it was revealed the Tulsa Golden Hurricane had reached the 2016 NCAA Tournament. This season, Tulsa went just 20-11 in the AAC. There was virtually no one going on record to say that Tulsa was a tournament team it it was widely believed that they would be participating in this year’s NIT. However, this is March Madness after...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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 Associated Press
February 24, 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 Associated Press
January 27, 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

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

Tulsa completes wacky Hail Mary to end first half (Video)

Tulsa isn’t faring too well against Memphis, but it didn’t stop them from completing a wild Hail Mary touchdown pass at the end of the first half. Quarterback Dane Evans avoids a sack and manages to chuck it up to the end zone, where two Tigers defenders collided, allowing Keyarris Garrett to haul it in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa WR Keevan Lucas out for the year with knee injury

Tulsa Golden Hurricane wide reeiver Keevan Lucas is a name you may not be familiar with, but he is a name that those in the scouting community have been keeping an eye on. Unfortunately, his season came to a premature end on Tuesday due to a knee injury. Lucas suffered the injury this past weekend against the Houston Cougars. Philip Montgomery: #TulsaFB receiver Keevan Lucas is...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa outlasts FAU in OT 47-44, new H.C. gets first win

In a match-up of the C-USA and American Athletic Conference, Florida Atlantic and Tulsa battled it out over four quarters, but weren’t quite satisfied with the outcome and so decided to give the fans in the stands more action at Chapman Stadium, sending it into overtime. Both offenses churned out over 1,100 combined yards (563 – FAU, 618 Tulsa) as well as 60 first downs in a statistician...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers transfer Junior Etou commits to Tulsa

Faith Haith has had a strong impact on Tulsa Hurricanes basketball (22-10 record last season) from day one and he continued to make his presence felt on Saturday afternoon. The Hurricanes landed 6’7″ Rutgers transfer Junior Etou, who will sit out next season before having two seasons of eligibility remaining. Etou averaged 5.3 points per game, 4.3 rebounds and put up a double-double...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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