Tulsa Rumors & News

  • Three-star wing Travis Atson commits to Tulsa

    Tulsa World "While on an official weekend visit to the University of Tulsa, Rivals.com three-star recruit Travis Atson verbally committed to the Hurricane. "I'm excited to announce my commitment to play for Coach (Frank) Haith at The University of Tulsa," Atson tweeted Sunday. Atson, a 6-foot-5 wing from..." September 21

  • 6-8 forward Martins Igbanu commits to Tulsa

    Tulsa World "After receiving three commitments from shooting guards, University of Tulsa coach Frank Haith added size to the Class of 2016 recruiting class Wednesday with the commitment of 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward Martins Igbanu. “I have decided to end my recruitment and commit to the University of Tulsa..." September 17

  • Former Wichita State guard Corey Henderson Jr. commits to Tulsa

    Tulsa World "Former Wichita State guard Corey Henderson Jr. verbally committed Saturday to the University of Tulsa, according to TexasHoops.com. Henderson, a 6-foot-2 native of Dallas, appeared in 28 games for the Shockers as a freshman last season and averaged 6.8 minutes and 1.9 points. He transferred..." August 24

  • Rutgers forward Junior Etou transfers to Tulsa

    The Score "Tulsa is thinking two steps ahead with the addition of Rutgers transfer Junior Etou. The Hurricanes will lose four big men to graduation next year, and given Etou is a sophomore, he'll be forced to sit out the upcoming season due to NCAA transfer rules. Come the 2016-17 season, he'll slide..." April 27

  • DePaul evaluating Dave Leitao

    ESPN "The DePaul Blue Demons have interviewed Tulsa Golden Hurricane assistant coach Dave Leitao and are seriously considering hiring back the former head coach, multiple sources told ESPN. Leitao was the Blue Demons' coach for three seasons from 2002 to '05. He took DePaul to one NCAA tournament, a..." March 29

  • Guard Stevie Repichowski leaving Tulsa basketball program

    Tulsa World "Sophomore guard Stevie Repichowski informed University of Tulsa basketball coach Frank Haith on Tuesday of his decision to leave the team. Tulsa's season ended Monday night with a loss to Murray State in the second round of the NIT. Repichowski, a native of Michigan who attended high school..." March 24

  • Former UIC guard Pat Birt commits to Tulsa

    The Catch and Shoot "Junior college guard Pat Birt committed to Tulsa, according to a tweet by Eric Bossi of Rivals. Birt played his freshman season at UIC last year and earned All-Freshman Team honors in the Horizon League." October 27

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Missouri's Frank Haith has emerged as a serious candidate at Tulsa

    CBS Sports "Tulsa's ongoing search to replace Danny Manning is now centered on Missouri coach Frank Haith, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday. "Frank is looking for a way out of Missouri," one source said. "This might be it." Haith just finished his third season at Missouri by missing the..." April 17

  • Danny Manning is leaving Tulsa to be the next coach at Wake Forest

    CBS Sports "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..." April 04

  • Wake Forest has significant interest in Tulsa coach Danny Manning

    ESPN "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...." April 01

  • UCLA puts the 'dog out with 76-59 NCAA tournament victory over Tulsa

    Los Angeles Times "The warning signs were out there for UCLA. High-seeded teams were being sent home from the NCAA tournament left and right. It got the fourth-seeded Bruins' attention. They cleared one potential pratfall Friday night with a 76-59 victory over Tulsa in Viejas Arena, scratching Item No. 1 off..." March 22

  • Tulsa's Danny Manning, UCLA's Steve Alford cut from the same cloth

    Fox Sports "Danny Manning has been called many things. He's been called a miracle and he's been called a savior. He's also been called a bust and a has-been. These days he's called "Coach" at Tulsa. And Friday night, he will face another coach that has shared a few of those names in UCLA head coach Steve..." March 21

  • Tulsa to face UCLA in NCAA Tournament

    TulsaHurricane.com "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..." March 19

  • Tulsa wins C-USA with 69-60 win over Louisiana Tech

    ProSportsDaily "James Woodard scored 27 points as the Golden Hurricane punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament by winning the championship of the Conference-USA tournament in El Paso, Texas. Woodard made 8-of-13 from the floor, including 4-of-5 3-point attempts, and reached double figures for the 25th..." March 16