TULSA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Haith notified Missouri AD of accepting Tulsa job via text message

Frank Haith left the Missouri Tigers after three seasons to take the head coaching job with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane yesterday in a move that came as a rather large surprise. The even bigger surprise came today when it was revealed just how he notified Missouri athletic director Mike Alden that he was leaving for another job. Talk about having no respect for your athletic director...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Frank Haith leaving Mizzou for Tulsa

ST. LOUIS -- With the basketball program at Missouri in disarray, Frank Haith decided to flee rather than fight. Haith is in final negotiations for the coaching job at Tulsa, multiple media outlets reported Thursday afternoon. Haith was under contract at Missouri for $1.6 million a year through the 2016-17 season, with built-in raises of $50,000 per year, according to the Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
17 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
19 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
22 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
23 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
March 19, 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

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
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