139, University of Tulsa Media Guide, pp. All rights reserved. Ray Soldan, "Six-on-Six Was Original Girls Game in State," Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City), 10 March 1995. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Feb 3, Tulsa (21-2) Win vs. Southern Methodist, 70-59, 24. Feb 5, Tulsa (13-9) Win vs. Rice, 75-62, 23. Feb 5, Tulsa (22-2) Win vs. TCU, 103-70, 25. The teams began play in 1974 and has largely been one sided, however Oral Roberts has tightened the gap quite a bit in recent years, the two teams currently play annually. Do you have a sports website? Howard Stein and Robert Hill (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993). The Hurricane have been to the NCAA tournament 14 times in their history. Do you have a blog? Iba also coached two gold-medalwinning Olympic basketball teams (1964 and 1968) and a silver-medal winner (1972). Nolan Richardson's hiring helped to usher in a new era of success at Tulsa that has remained fairly consistent since then. Dec 22 @ Cleveland State, Tulsa (7-4) Loss vs. Cleveland State, 55-59, 12. Subscribe Now. tournament after an 181 season which widely regarded them as Oklahoma champions). 2022-23 Men's Basketball Roster. In the Summit League, Mills states, the No. 0. In 2016, Paul McCartney performed there. In this Summit League tournament, the South Dakota Coyotes are the 6 seed. Theyve shown a versatility on offense Saxton had 19 points to lead South Carolina on Friday and Amiheres game-high performance here and a lock-down mentality on defense. Mississippi will await its NCAA Tournament destination. With Saturday's Summit League quarterfinal victory over North Dakota, conference Coach of the Year Paul Mills and the ORU Golden Eagles extended their win streak to 15 games. I think our bench is a great asset to our team, said Amihere, who scored a game-high 17 points in an 80-51 win over Mississippi in the SEC semifinals on Saturday. Basketball's development paralleled Indian Territory's opening to non-Indians and evolution into the state of Oklahoma. One of the "first families" of Oklahoma basketball is the Price family. Much has been made of Tulsa's ability to hire good coaching candidates but their inability to retain them like Gonzaga has been able to. TU Athletic Hall of Fame, 1998. Please subscribe to keep reading. Copyright to all of these materials is protected under United States and International law. Nov 21 (Neutral), Tulsa (1-1) Loss vs. Gonzaga, 40-78, 3. His "Drake shuffle" was a series of picks to set up a wide-open, mid-range jump shot. Crowds influence referees, Mills said. Tchewa's 21 lead South Florida past Tulsa 96-69. Anchored by Missouri native Bob Kurland and an all-Oklahoman cast, his teams won national championships in 1945 and 1946. The historically All-Black towns Taft and Boley won state championships even after integration. Richardson went on to have powerhouses at Arkansas, Tubby Smith coached at one of the Meccas of college hoops, Kentucky, and Bill Self became coach of a final-four team at Illinois. The 8 p.m. Tuesday championship game is televised on ESPN2. Dec 20 @ Kentucky, Tulsa (7-3) Loss vs. Kentucky, 53-74, 11. TULSA WORLD ALL WORLD BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM . Boston posted her 80th career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. ", "When TU was Elite: Ten years ago, Bill Self coached the Golden Hurricane to a 325 record and within one game of advancing to the Final Four", Tulsa produces, cant keep best coaches., "201213 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball media guide, page 90", "Bobby "Bingo" Smith's Jersey Retired by Alma Mater", Tulsa to Retire Willie Biles Jersey During Legends Weekend, Former Tulsa Basketball star Steve Harris passed away Monday, "TU's American Athletic Conference membership takes effect Tuesday", https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CUD_nv2XAAAgNVN.jpg:large, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tulsa_Golden_Hurricane_men%27s_basketball&oldid=1133858431, This page was last edited on 15 January 2023, at 21:30. Best 4-Year Boys Basketball Teams in Oklahoma High School History. Oral Roberts University began playing NCAA basketball in 1965 and made it to the elite eight of the NCAA tournament in 1974. Tulsa Drops Home Finale 68-49 to the UCF Knights. In 1988, coached by Billy Tubbs and led by Mookie Blaylock, Harvey Grant, and Stacey King, OU played for the national championship but lost to Danny Manning and the Kansas Jayhawks. Steve Robinson led the team to consecutive NCAA appearances before departing for Florida State. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Smith spent four seasons at Tulsa, winning two MVC championships and leading them past the first round of the NCAA tournament for the first time, to the Sweet Sixteen in both the 19931994 and 19941995 seasons. There was a problem saving your notification. 2 Houston routed Tulsa 80-42 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win. . The Gamecocks took the drama out of this one early with Cooke and Boston getting four points apiece and Beal adding a three-point play for a 13-4 lead less than seven minutes in. 2004-2023 CBS Interactive. The Golden Hurricane played their home games at the Reynolds Center. Mar 12 (Neutral), Tulsa (23-9) Win vs. College of Charleston, 62-53, 33. Mar 4 @ SMU, Tulsa (27-3) Win vs. Southern Methodist, 83-78, 31. Jan 24, Tulsa (19-1) Win vs. Centenary (LA), 84-44, 21. DANIEL SHULAR/Tulsa World. Nov 17, Tulsa (1-0) Win vs. Tulane, 86-80, 2. The 1993-94 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represented the University of Tulsa as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1993-94 college basketball season. With Max Abmas and Issac McBride in the backcourt, with Kareem Thompson and Carlos Jurgens at swing positions, and with 7-foot-5 Connor Vanover as a capable 3-point shooter, ORU has had the same starting lineup in 30 of its 31 games this season. 56. Copyright to all articles and other content in the online and print versions of The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History is held by the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS). For games that do involve a Dakota squad, the Denny Sanford Premier Center is packed. They get impacted by 10,000 people yelling at them., I joined the Tulsa World in 1990. Oklahoma City University men's basketball has also been consistently good. The conference office is 2.8 miles north of the Denny Sanford Premier Center.  The team hit hard times and achieved occasional modest success until the arrival of Clarence Iba in 1949. Alex Murdaughs deception focus of prosecutions, Someone purchased $5 million winning lottery ticket, Terrifying Video: Kids in North Carolina nearly hit, City of El Paso to host Neighborhoods USA Conference, Moderate winds Sunday; showers, gusty winds Thursday;, Nearly perfect Saturday; warm winds, 75 on Sunday, Texans encouraged to report severe weather damage, Lighter, Warmer Winds Friday; Perfect Saturday; Mid-70s, Thursday Forecast: Snowy morning, gusty afternoon, No. South Carolina starting point guard Kierra Fletcher went to the locker room in the first quarter after falling and holding her leg. Richardson also won two MVC regular season and two MVC tournament championships in his five-season tenure. home 4-10. away 0-12 . Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Bubble Watch 2023: Brace yourself for NCAA tournament drama. Mississippi could not find an answer and matched its fewest points in a game this season. In six-on-six, three girls of a team try to score on one goal, and the other three stay at the opposite goal, playing defense. After a lengthy discussion of the metrics used by the NCAA Selection Committee when choosing at-large participants, Mills sighed and said, At the end of the day, you better go out and win games.. Following the 190809 season, the team went on hiatus for several years before restarting for the 191314 season under Harvey Allen. ORUs was 18-0. 4 LSU or Tennessee for the SEC Tournament title Sunday. King was selected to the 1968 NBA All-Star Game, and Smith scored more than 10,000 points in his career, having his number retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dec 7 @ Missouri State, Tulsa (7-0) Win vs. Missouri State, 69-60 8. The 66ers attracted top talent, and in 1946 former Oklahoma A&M star Bob Kurland joined the team. Dunn scores 24, Temple defeats Tulsa 76-53. Haynes and the Cudjoes joined the Globetrotters after college. Bill Haisten: As ORU pursues the Summit title, Paul Mills battles Sioux Falls fatigue. Tulsa remained a member of the MVC until 1996, when it joined the Western Athletic Conference for the 19961997 season. Learn more and register, Height of bar is margin of victory Mouseover bar for details Click for box score Grouped by Month, 1. For McCartney to have done a show in Sioux Falls is somewhat amazing because the population is about the same as the Amarillo, Texas, population. 2 Houston beats Tulsa 80-42, Jarace Walker, No. When theyre playing like that, trust me, theyre hard to beat, Mississippi coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin said.  (In March 1921, Tulsa had been invited to the National A.A.U. Oral Roberts, 58-53, 10. This is a one-bid league. Feb 4 @ Wyoming, Tulsa (17-6) Loss vs. Wyoming, 61-80, 24. L11. Abe Lemons coached OCU basketball for twenty-five years (195573, 198390) and had 599 career wins (including his time at the University of Texas and Pan-American University). Basketball team, Durham, 1917(21622.UA.105, Black Kettle Museum Collection, OHS). 20d  In 1955, Iba led the Golden Hurricane to their first Missouri Valley Conference title and NCAA tournament appearance. Copyright 2000-2023 Sports Reference LLC. Bertha Teague, one of the foremost women's coaches in the nation, started coaching in Byng, Oklahoma, in 1927 and won 1,157 games and eight state championships. 1998-99 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Men's Roster and Stats Previous Season Next Season Record: 23-10 (9-5, 2nd in WAC MBB Mountain) Coach: Bill Self PS/G: 70.3 (154th of 311) More School Info WAC Reg Season Champ Tulsa (Men's) School History Roster & Stats Polls, Schedule & Results On this page: Roster Per Game Team and Opponent Stats Per Game Totals  At the South Dakota State hotel, there was a team space as big as this court, and Im not exaggerating, Mills said as he gestured toward the Golden Eagles practice court in Tulsa. Damian Dunn had 24 points in Temple's 76-53 win against Tulsa on Sunday. You can cancel at any time. 8-ranked and defending national champion Louisville, it was obvious that . Cooke finished with 14 points and Beal 13 for the Gamecocks. Nov 24, Tulsa (2-0) Win vs. Georgia State, 100-73 3. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Former Tulsa coaches have left to have stellar careers in college basketball. All rights reserved. Oral Roberts, 59-60, 9. 1998 - 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. | All Rights Reserved. The Golden Hurricane were champions of the 2008 College Basketball Invitational, which was the inaugural tournament. BRETT ROJO/for the Tulsa World, With a Feb. 16 victory over North Dakota, ORU clinched the Summit League regular-season title. This holiday season the Tulsa World is partnering with . In a 6 p.m. Monday semifinal live-streamed on ESPN+, ORU is matched with Western Illinois or St. Thomas. Tulsa currently plays in the Reynolds Center, an 8,355-capacity on-campus arena adjacent to Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium. (f) includes freshman/JV team stats. South Carolina: The Gamecocks certainly arent one of those teams that half-steps it in the conference tournament with an eye on the NCAAs. Learn more and register, Height of bar is margin of victory Mouseover bar for details Click for box score Grouped by Month, 1. Nov 22 @ UAB, Tulsa (2-1) Loss vs. UAB, 61-78, 4. Russel Tchewa scored 21 points as South Florida beat Tulsa 96-69 on Wednesday night. Bob Burke and Kenny Franks, Abe Lemons: Court Magician (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Heritage Association, 1999). He became the first coach in NCAA history to win 50 games in his first two seasons.. It was the second straight year Mississippis tournament was ended in the semifinals by the Gamecocks. 2022-23 All Games . Location: Arlington, Texas Team Names: Dallas Wings, Detroit Shock, Tulsa Shock Seasons: 26; 1998 to 2023 Record: 361-465, .437 W-L% Playoff Appearances: 13 Championships: 3 More Franchise Info Cooke finished with 14 points and Beal 13 for the Gamecocks. Dallas Wings. Feb 7 @ BYU, Tulsa (14-9) Win vs. Brigham Young, 65-59, 24. Jan 29 @ Fresno State, Tulsa (20-2) Loss vs. Fresno State, 73-75, 23. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Bryant Reaves and Randy Rutherford led an Eddie Suttoncoached Oklahoma State University team to the final four of the NCAA tournament in 1995, the first time since 1951. Jan 14 @ Air Force, Tulsa (14-4) Loss vs. Air Force, 57-65, 19. Jan 5, Tulsa (9-6) Loss vs. Brigham Young, 53-57, 16. Join our linker program. Leading scorer Angel Baker, averaging 15.3 points coming in, was held to nine on 4-of-15 shooting. In 1988, coached by Billy Tubbs and led by Mookie Blaylock, Harvey Grant, and Stacey King, OU played for the national championship but lost to Danny Manning and the Kansas Jayhawks. It was the second straight year Mississippis tournament was ended in the semifinals by the Gamecocks. Skip to main content. Staley has had zero issues from her group about playing time, all focusing on the ultimate goal of winning. Jan 2 @ Southern Illinois, Tulsa (12-3) Loss vs. Southern Illinois, 56-70, 16. Boston now has 1,432 in her four seasons. In 1988 the Fast Breakers, Tulsa's first professional basketball team, played its inaugural season and won the Continental Basketball League (CBA) championship.  Phillips resigned on Christmas Day, 2004. Individual users must determine if their use of the Materials falls under United States copyright law's "Fair Use" guidelines and does not infringe on the proprietary rights of the Oklahoma Historical Society as the legal copyright holder of The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and part or in whole. AP womens college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Paul Mills is the ORU mens head man and the Summit League Coach of the Year and he has Sioux Falls fatigue. Tulsa Basketball Tickets. This week, Mills is happy with his teams hotel situation. When teams travel, they always want a significantly sized space like a hotel ballroom for meetings and some actual basketball simulation. All rights reserved. I blew a gasket. Mar 5 (Neutral), Tulsa (22-9) Loss vs. Utah, 61-64, 32. Feb 13, Tulsa (18-7) Win vs. Air Force, 78-75, 26. Different women's AAU programs, the Presbyterian College Cardinals (Durant) and the Tulsa Business School Stenos, won five straight titles in the 1930s. His flamboyant personality made him extremely popular; his teams adopted McFadden & Whitehead's "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" as their theme song during the Richardson years. All rights reserved. Small-college basketball in Oklahoma has been exceptional. Mar 11 @ Fresno State, Tulsa (29-4) Loss vs. Fresno State, 72-75, 34. Bryant scores 30, South Florida takes down Tulsa 72-56. The Rebels made just two of their first 13 shots and had eight of their attempts blocked the first 20 minutes. One notes the powerful dominance of tall centers Bob Kurland or Bryant "Big Country" Reeves, the small, quick guard play of Mookie Blaylock, the high school sharp shooting of Mark Price, the dribbling ability of Marques Haynes. The team participates in the American Athletic Conference. Before the NBA paid enormous salaries to basketball players, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) sanctioned teams fielded by companies such as Phillips Petroleum. Dec 23 (Neutral), Tulsa (11-2) Win vs. Oregon State, 59-57, 14. Jan 7, Tulsa (13-3) Win vs. Colorado State, 74-62, 17. While a member of the WAC, it was at various times in both the Mountain and Pacific Division. Join our linker program. Record: 23-10(9-5, 2nd in WAC MBB Mountain), NCAA Tournament: Boston posted her 80th career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Mississippi, a seventh seed, was upset in first round by South Dakota. Southern Methodist remains a fairly interesting rivalry, given that the two schools sometimes recruit similar players and that former Southern Methodist coach Matt Doherty was considered a front-runner for the Tulsa job prior to Doug Wojcik taking the helm; likewise, Doug Wojcik once interviewed for the Southern Methodist job. The Summit League office is in Sioux Falls. 72. 4 LSU or Tennessee for the conference championship on Sunday. Dec 1, Tulsa (5-0) Win vs. UTSA, 76-59, 7. Find out more. He went on to a successful coaching career at Arkansas that included a national title in. Dec 30, Tulsa (8-5) Loss vs. Southern Illinois, 75-88, 14. High School Basketball Champions. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. The arena opened in 2014 with a Joan Jett and the Blackhearts concert. GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Coach Dawn Staley nodded her head as reserve Laeticia Amihere talked about No. ORU clinched the Summit League regular-season title more than two weeks ago. Connor Vanover is defensive player of the year and newcomer of the year. They had a court taped out where they could (have a light practice) and do your stuff, and a place to watch film. Basketball became very popular in small towns with black populations and segregated schools. They will take on either No.  In 1929, the program co-founded the Big Four Conference, which lasted five seasons. If the championship game matches ORU and second-seeded South Dakota State, itll be a hostile environment for the Golden Eagles. South Carolina will look for its seventh tournament crown since 2015, along with a bit of payback since its last loss came in the final of this event a year ago to Kentucky. Nov 29 @ St. Joseph's, Tulsa (4-0) Win vs. Saint Joseph's, 79-73, 5. Dec 1, Tulsa (4-2) Win vs. Nebraska, 85-68, 7.  In 1917, the school played its first games outside the state of Oklahoma, but did not see great success until Francis Schmidt became head coach in 1918; Schmidt led the school to 16 consecutive victories in the 191920 season, the school record. Dec 11 @ Oral Roberts, Tulsa (7-1) Loss vs. The largest margin of victory was 45 points, by TU over ORU in 1994. bold are active players. Barnett was fired, however, due to the significant increase in expectations at Tulsa following Richardson's success.. After the 1995 season all the high schools converted to the five-on-five game. Tulsa had an intense rivalry with Fresno State and Hawaii while a member of the Western Athletic Conference. For 15 consecutive years, the Summit League Championship has been played in Sioux Falls. Mississippi, a seventh seed, was upset in first round by South Dakota. Both small-town and inner-city schools have produced future NBA stars and top-notch basketball teams. The venue opened in 1998 and is named in honor of businessman and philanthropist Donald W. Reynolds. Copyright 2000-2023 Sports Reference LLC. Notable assistants in the program's history have included Billy Gillispie, Flip Saunders, Kevin ONeill, Mike Anderson, Ron Jirsa and Jerry Wainwright. At our hotel, our team area wasnt much bigger than my office. Two more years remain on the current Summit League-Sioux Falls contract. 1998 - 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. | All Rights Reserved. Barnett has speculated that finances may be a reason when larger programs come calling, but he also "[does]n't know what the real philosophical reasons are. Mar 19 (Neutral), Tulsa (31-4) Win vs. Cincinnati, 69-61, 36. ORU strives for its second conference tournament title in three seasons. Drafted by American Basketball Association's (ABA) San Diego Rockets, 1969. He coached at the school for 11 years, the longest tenure of any Tulsa coach, and is the second all-time winningest coach at the school with 137 wins in his 11 seasons. Dec 22 (Neutral), Tulsa (10-2) Loss vs. Michigan State, 58-68, 13. 5 nationally, and in spite of a national NET ranking thats been in the top 45 for two months, it is believed that the Golden Eagles wont make another NCAA Tournament appearance unless they secure the Summit League tournament title. Theyre also deep with players like Victaria Saxton and Amihere filling major roles, helping South Carolina reach the conference tournament final for the eighth time in nine seasons.  Swank had some winning seasons, but the program would be without real success until the arrival of Nolan Richardson. Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Mar 26 (Neutral), Tulsa (32-5) Loss vs. North Carolina, 55-59, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com Blog and Articles. Dec 23 (Neutral), Tulsa (11-1) Win vs. Tennessee, 88-68, 13. Mar 9 (Neutral), Tulsa (28-3) Win vs. Rice, 71-51, 32. He led USAO to the district play-offs twice and to the semifinals in 1990. Do you have a sports website? Jan 23 @ Rice, Tulsa (15-5) Win vs. Rice, 65-50, 21. The Golden Hurricane, led by first-year head coach Eric Konkol, play their home games at the Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma as members of the American Athletic Conference . The great majority of the seats are occupied by extremely vocal fans of South Dakota State, South Dakota, North Dakota State and North Dakota. After losing in the semifinals of the 1999 WAC men's basketball tournament, the team an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament as No. The current SMU coach, Larry Brown, was the college coach of former Tulsa coach Danny Manning who left to become the head coach at Wake Forest in 2014. Feb 15, Tulsa (18-8) Loss vs. Nevada-Las Vegas, 53-54, 27. 18 Chapin 54-47, New Mexico State baseball suffers 8th straight loss, UTEP women ready for clash at No. 2022-23 Men's Basketball Schedule. Nov 24, Tulsa (3-1) Win vs. UTSA, 81-68, 5. Golden Hurricane to Close Regular Season at South Florida. Oklahoma girls' high school basketball also has a long tradition. 2 Houston beats Tulsa 80-42. 1997-98 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Men's Roster and Stats Previous Season Next Season Record: 19-12 (9-5, 3rd in WAC MBB Pacific) Coach: Bill Self PS/G: 68.2 (215th of 306) More School Info Tulsa (Men's) School History Roster & Stats Polls, Schedule & Results On this page: Roster Per Game Team and Opponent Stats Per Game Totals Per 40 Minutes Advanced Fletcher, a grad transfer from Georgia Tech, has started 28 games this season. South Carolinas defense, third in Division I in holding opponents to 50.9 points a game, was on full display. Jan 29 @ SMU, Tulsa (12-8) Win vs. Southern Methodist, 69-58, 21. He led the team the NIT Championship in the 19801981 season, his first at the school. Lost East Second Round (97-56) versus #1 Duke, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, March 4, 6:03AM. Another turning point in the rivalry was TU's hiring of Bill Self away from ORU prior to the 1997-98 season. Keyshawn Bryant's 30 points led South Florida over Tulsa 72-56 on Wednesday night. Feb 24, Tulsa (25-3) Loss vs. Fresno State, 72-73, 29. : Mangan Books, 1987). Feb 26, Tulsa (26-3) Win vs. UTEP, 85-55, 30. Do you have a sports website? Nov 28, Tulsa (4-1) Win vs. Saint Joseph's, 66-55, 6. Among those who did make it to the NBA, James King, who came back to coach the program after his NBA career, and Bingo Smith had the greatest success. The 1998-99 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represented the University of Tulsa as a member of the Western Athletic Conference in the 1998-99 college basketball season. Nov 27, Tulsa (3-0) Win vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 97-45 4. Thoughts of Oklahoma basketball conjure an image of iron-fisted Henry Iba coaching a deliberate brand of offense and fundamental defense at Oklahoma A&M University. We present them here for purely educational purposes. The previous low average was 4,043 in 2019-20. Nov 18, Tulsa (2-0) Win vs. Jackson State, 84-45, 3. Southern Oklahoma's rural makeup may have been a factor. In 2021, Mills said, then-fourth-seeded ORU was sent to a hotel that fell below the standards of hotels occupied by the fifth- and sixth-seeded teams. At the University of Oklahoma (OU), Bruce Drake was also an innovator. The Oklahoma City University women won the NAIA crown in 1999, 2000, and 2001. The team remained successful throughout the string of coaches. He led the team to 20 wins in both his second, third, and fourth seasons and the 2008 College Basketball Invitational championship, led by tournament MVP Jerome Jordan. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Kamilla Cardoso also had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: collegebasketball | pageType: profiles | 11 Mansfield Summit defeats No. 1 South Carolinas versatility. Tulsa's primary basketball rival is Wichita State University, but that rivalry had faded somewhat between the time Tulsa left the Missouri Valley Conference after the 1995 season and both teams having joined the American Athletic Conference by 2017, when it was renewed indefinitely by both schools. In 1918 Oklahoma crowned a state champion in basketball, the first Oklahoma state championship in any sport. After segregated competition ended in 1955, Okmulgee, Muskogee, Seminole, and Okfuskee counties, with larger percentages of African Americans than the rest of the state, began to take championships. Cypress Falls HS Houston, Texas. BARRY LEWIS/Tulsa World, Pictured with his family during the recent Senior Night ceremony at the Mabee Center, ORU big man Connor Vanover has nearly 100 blocked shots this season. How many scholarships in Summit League basketball? Or write about sports? Mar 3 (Neutral), Tulsa (19-11) Win vs. Brigham Young, 59-56, 31. For games that dont involve Dakota teams, attendance is pretty solid. BRETT ROJO/for the. Tulsa has been a member of a variety of conferences over its history. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Feb 1 @ TCU, Tulsa (12-9) Loss vs. TCU, 100-102, 22. Portions of California home seen hanging over cliff, What is whiskey fungus?  For the 20142015 season, the Golden Hurricane joined the American Athletic Conference.. An assistant to Lemons for eighteen years, Paul Hanson coached at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) for five years after being head coach at OCU (197379) and at OSU (197986).