Tulsa Golden Hurricane


Team Snapshot
Points Per Game 71.8 190th
Rebounds Per Game 34.9 199th
Assists Per Game 13.4 170th
Points Allowed 71.0 Tied-166th
2018-19 American Standings
Houston 16-2 33-4
Cincinnati 14-4 28-7
UCF 13-5 24-9
Temple 13-5 23-10
Memphis 11-7 22-14
Wichita State 10-8 22-15
Tulsa 8-10 18-14
South Florida 8-10 24-14
UConn 6-12 16-17
SMU 6-12 15-17
East Carolina 3-15 10-21
Tulane 0-18 4-27
  • There are no injuries listed at this time.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane News

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Delce, Hollingsworth Earn NFCA All-Region Honors

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Chenise Delce and Julia Hollingsworth were named Second-Team All-Central Region by the National Fastpitch Association (NFCA), the organization announced on Thursday.

    This is the third all-region honor in Hollingsworth's career after she was a second-teamer last year and on the third-team as a sophomore. Meanwhile, this was the first all-region honor for Delce. The duo earned first-team all-conference honors and took home American Athletic Conference Player of the Year (Hollingsworth) and Rookie of the Year (Delce) awards last week.

    Hollingsworth leads the Golden Hurricane by hitting a league-leading .

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: TU Men's Basketball Adds Five During Spring Signing Period

    TULSA, Okla. -- The University of Tulsa head men's basketball coach Frank Haith announced on Tuesday that he has signed five student-athletes, Josh Earley (Shawnee Mission, Kan./Bishop Miege HS), Keyshawn Embery-Simpson (Midwest City, Okla./Arkansas), Curtis Haywood II (Oklahoma City, Okla./Georgia Tech), Brandon Rachal (Natchitoches, La./Pearl River CC) and Emmanuel Ugboh (Lagos, Nigeria/Iowa Western CC) during the spring signing period.

    The group will join prep standout Isaiah Hill (Bakersfield, Calif./Liberty HS) as part of the 2019 recruiting class. Transfers Haywood II, Rachal and Ugboh will have two years of eligibility, while Embery-Simpson will have three years in a TU uniform.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Kwanza Johnson Returns to Tulsa as Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

    TULSA, Okla. -- Head men's basketball coach Frank Haith announced that he has added former Tulsa standout Kwanza Johnson to his staff as an assistant coach on Thursday.

    Johnson brings with him 20 years of collegiate coaching experience, including stops at TCU, Georgia, Nevada, Little Rock and Eastern Illinois. A 1995 graduate of TU, Johnson got his start as an administrative assistant under Bill Self for the Golden Hurricane (1997-99) and after a year as an assistant at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, he returned to a spot on the TU coaching staff from 2001-05.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa vs. Wichita State Softball Game to Be Televised on ESPNU

    TULSA, Okla. -- The Tulsa softball team's April 26 home matchup against Wichita State has been moved to a 7 p.m. start and the contest will be televised on ESPNU.

    The 51st all-time meeting between the Golden Hurricane and Shockers was originally scheduled for a 5 p.m. start from the Collins Family Softball Complex. It will be the first conference game between the two programs in Tulsa since 1996, when both were members of the Missouri Valley Conference.

    Wichita State holds a slim 26-24 lead in the all-time series, but Tulsa won three of the four meetings against the American Athletic Conference newcomers last season.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Jeffries Takes Home State Farm College Slam Dunk Crown

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries won the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk contest in front of a national television audience on ESPN and 8,597 people at the Target Center on Wednesday night.

    Jeffries, who now has won all four slam dunk contests that he has ever competed in, completed four dunks during the contest and defeated Northern Colorado's Jordan Davis in the finals.

    The Edmond, Okla., native scored a perfect 40 on his first dunk to move on. In the semifinal round, his two dunks totaled 99.5 out of a possible 100 score (including twitter fan votes) to earn a spot in the final round.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Jeffries Selected to Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship Roster for the 2019 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships

    CHICAGO - Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries has been selected to the Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship roster for the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Minneapolis' Target Center on Thursday, April 4, Intersport announced today. Jeffries is one of eight men's college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship after being recognized as one of the nation's most athletic dunkers.

    Jeffries was the leading scorer for the Golden Hurricane this season and earned third-team American Athletic Conference honors.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa Falls to No. 43 Tulane on the Road on Friday

    Box Score (.pdf) | Season Stats (.pdf)

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team (11-10) dropped its afternoon match to No. 43 Tulane (9-11) at the City Park Tennis Center on Friday, 7-0.

    The Green Wave held strong in doubles on its home court, taking the No. 1 and No. 2 positions to clinch the doubles point. Jarod Hing and Boriss Kamdem fell 6-3, while Majed Kilani and Kody Pearson narrowly dropped their match at No. 2, 6-4.

    Tulane kept the momentum in solo play, nabbing all six first frames over the Golden Hurricane.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa Men's Tennis Returns to the Court This Weekend

    Match Notes

    TULSA, Okla. - The Tulsa men's tennis team (11-9) will look to rebound this weekend, scheduled to take on No. 43 Tulane (8-11) in New Orleans before hosting UTSA (11-5) on Sunday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

    The Green Wave enter Friday's 1 p.m. CT clash on the back of a 2-1 outing at the San Diego Invitational a weekend ago. Tulane is 0-2 against American Athletic Conference teams this season, including 4-3 losses to both UCF and USF.

    On Sunday, TU will play host to UTSA at 1 p.


    PROVIDENCE, RI - American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco and ESPN Executive Vice President of Programming and Scheduling Burke Magnus have announced that The American and ESPN have reached agreement on a 12-year media rights extension beginning in 2020-21. ESPN has been the Conference's principal media rights holder for football, men's and women's basketball and Olympic sports since the league's reconstitution in 2013-14. Financial terms of the contract, which will run through 2031-32, were not disclosed.

    With the new agreement, The American will have a stronger and more extensive presence on ESPN's primary TV networks - ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: The Frank Haith Show -- Episode 14

    Tulsa men's basketball head coach Frank Haith sat down with Bruce Howard for another edition of The Frank Haith Show. The two discussed last week's regular-season finale at Memphis and look ahead to the American Athletic Conference Championship, which takes place this week at FedExForum.

    Click the link above to watch this week's episode.


  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa to Face SMU in First Round of Conference Championship

    Fast Break Points
    * Tulsa is in its 108th season of basketball and fifth season in the American Athletic Conference.
    * Tulsa will open play at the American Athletic Conference Championship when it will face 10th-seeded SMU at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 at FedExForum in Memphis.
    * Thursday's matchup marks the 53rd all-time meeting between Tulsa and SMU. The Golden Hurricane lead the all-time series, 32-20. This will be just the third postseason meeting between the teams. TU defeated SMU in the 1955 NCAA Tournament, while the Mustangs topped the Hurricane in the first round of the 2004 WAC Tournament.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Jeffries Named Third-Team American Athletic Conference on Monday

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Senior forward DaQuan Jeffries was named third-team American Athletic Conference in a vote by the league's head coaches, the conference office announced on Monday. Jeffries is the fourth TU player to earn all-conference honors since the Golden Hurricane joined The American prior to the 2014-15 season.

    Jeffries leads the Golden Hurricane in scoring (13.0 ppg), rebounding (5.7 rpg), blocks (1.2 bpg) and steals (1.0 spg) and he is the only player in the conference to lead his team in all four categories.

    The Edmond, Okla., native has started all 30 games that he has played, and he has scored in double-figures 21 times with five games of at least 20 points, to go along with a pair of double-doubles.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa vs. UCF Preview

    Saturday, March 9 ~ 5:00 pm Central ~ Mohegan Sun Arena ~ Uncasville, Conn.

    Game Notes: Tulsa

    Radio: TU's games can be heard on 93.5 FM The Jet, KWTU 88.7 FM HD2, free on the iHeart Radio App and online at TulsaHurricane.com. Brandon Hart calls play-by-play.

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    Live Stats: Click Here

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    The Coaches
    Tulsa: Matilda Mossman (Western Kentucky, 1979), 8th Year
    Career Record: 252-233 (16 years)
    Record at Tulsa: 105-140 (8 years)

    UCF: Katie Abrahamson-Henderson (Iowa, 1990), 3rd Year
    Career Record: 308-136 (14 years)
    Record at UCF: 67-28 (3 years)

    Tulsa's Probable Starters
    F 5 Jasmine Butler, 6-0, Jr.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa's Crystal Polk Earns The American Third Team All-Conference Honors

    Tulsa women's basketball player Crystal Polk was named to the American Athletic Conference all-conference third team, as announced today by the league office.

    Polk, a senior forward from Lawton, Okla., averages team-bests of 13.2 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game, while recording 27 assists, 18 steals and a team-leading 12 blocks on the year. She has a team-high 48.3 field goal percentage, and a 72.7 free throw percentage this season.

    Polk has six double-doubles, 20 double-figure scoring games and seven double-digit rebounding contests on the year, and has led the team in scoring 11 times, rebounding 19 times, blocked shots 10 times and steals four times.

  • Official Site of the Hurricane: Tulsa to Close Regular-Season at Memphis on Saturday Night

    Fast Break Points
    * Tulsa is in its 108th season of basketball and fifth season in the American Athletic Conference.
    * Tulsa will close the regular-season at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 when it will face Memphis in FedExForum.
    * TU defeated the Tigers, 95-79, on Jan. 30 at the Reynolds Center.
    * Saturday's matchup marks the 47th all-time meeting between Tulsa and Memphis. The Tigers lead the series, 28-18, and own a 15-8 mark against the Hurricane in Memphis.
    * DaQuan Jeffries leads the team in scoring at 13.

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