Thats when we started saying, Ooh, we might be pretty good, Self remembers. *AP did not release post-NCAA Tournament rankings. TU's athletic director discusses the state of college athletics and reflects on his personal Hurricane Katrina experience. Dec 7 @ Missouri State, Tulsa (7-0) Win vs. Missouri State, 69-60, 8. Also while at Kansas, Self has been head coach of two gold medal winning USA teams. In the early years of the program, the team played at various area high schools and in smaller on-campus gymnasiums. Self spent the 1985-86 season on Larry Browns coaching staff at Kansas. Oral Roberts Men's 1999-2000 Basketball Roster. Eleven 30-win seasons, which is third most in NCAA Division I history. 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. Original member of the NCAA Mens Basketball Oversight Committee. Tulsa World file, TU players huddle after their Sweet Sixteen victory over the Miami Hurricanes. . Schools. Jan 22, Tulsa (18-1) Win vs. Hawaii, 100-78, 20. The 2000 NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. We had made it to the Elite Eight, and it was all fun up to that point. The Bulldogs played their home games at Selland Arena and were members of the Western Athletic Conference. Twenty years ago this month, that team totaled 32 victories and finished two baskets shy of rolling to the NCAA Tournaments Final Four. Jesaiah McWright. The unprecedented number of players switching schools is mainly due to a unique . Also in his first 25 seasons, Selfs 76.5 winning percentage (654-201) is fifth best in NCAA history for coaches in their first 25 seasons. Language links are at the top of the page across from the title. Jump to Coaches. Self has had 19 NBA Draft first-round selections, including the overall No. 2000 * LSU (52-17) Skip Bertman: 6-5: Stanford: . Dec 11 @ Oral Roberts, Tulsa (7-1) Loss vs. University of Tulsa mens basketball media guide, pg. While Tubby Smith had driven TU to the Sweet Sixteen in 1994 and 1995, an Elite Eight run was unprecedented for the Golden Hurricane program. The following are the sites that were selected to host each round of the 2000 tournament: Regional semifinals and finals (Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight), National semifinals and championship (Final Four and championship). 2- Blue-Gold, 7:05; 10- Basketball Travelers (Exhibition), 7:05; 14- Athletes First (Exhibition), 2:05; 21- at Rhode Island, 11:30; 24- Georgia State, 8:05; 27- Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 7:05; 29- at St. Joseph's, 6:05. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Tulsa World file, Wagoner native Dante Swanson was a TU freshman during the 1999-2000 season. Support for that Tulsa team was amazing. He originally joined the Cowboys staff for the 1986-87 season and spent the next four years working under then-OSU head coach Leonard Hamilton. Tulsa joined Conference USA with the 20052006 season. Boston . Nov 11 @ UNC, Tulsa (1-1) Loss vs. North Carolina, 81-91, 3. The student section is known as the Storm Front, and is known in the current year for members of the TU Chapter of Beta Upsilon Chi, who carry shields and wear various animal masks during opponent free throws. The opponents averaged 20.3 turnovers. As a Eufaula star, he once scored 44 points against Glenpool. The 2012 Naismith and Adolph Rupp National Coach of the Year as well, Self is an eight-time finalist for the Naismith honor (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2016, 2017). Tulsa World file, For the 1999-2000 Golden Hurricane, former Booker T. Washington star Marcus Hill started in all 37 games and averaged 11.2 points. Dec 30 @ North Texas, Tulsa (13-1) Win vs. North Texas, 113-77, 15. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Dec 22 (Neutral), Tulsa (10-1) Win vs. Charlotte, 76-61, 12. The Golden Hurricane have made 16 NCAA tournament appearances (1216 combined record), 10 NIT appearances (128 combined record), and two CBI appearances (52 combined record). All rights reserved. Mar 8, Tulsa (20-10) Win vs. San Jose State, 64-53, 31. Tulsa World file, From left, Tulsa's Greg Harrington, Marcus Hill and DeAngelo McDaniel celebrate the Hurricane victoryover UNLV. When Im at the Reynolds Center now, it always brings back a sense of nostalgia. The official 2000-01 Women's Basketball Roster for the Duke University . Jan 25, Tulsa (13-6) Win vs. San Jose State, 76-60, 20. Dec 30, Tulsa (8-4) Win vs. Prairie View, 115-46, 13. This was head coach Jerry Tarkanian 's fifth season at Fresno State. 6 seed Miami (FL), No. Team Roster. Tulsa World file, TU fan Charlotte Register cheers as the Hurricane defeats Miami (Fla.). Included are Academic All-Americans Cole Aldrich (2010) and Tyrel Reed (2011) with Aldrich being named the Academic All-American of the Year. Tulsa World file, TU's Marcus Hill contends with defensive pressure applied byUNLV's Trevor Diggs. While Shelton led a balanced offense with 13.5 points per game, he was TUs sixth man in part because Self was superstitious. Kansas is entering its 125th overall season and Self was named just the eighth head coach in KU basketball history on April 21, 2003. Heard was a bulldog defender who converted on the most memorable shot of the season a 3-pointer at SMU, sending that game to overtime. He became the first coach in NCAA history to win 50 games in his first two seasons.[4]. Eric had grown-man strength when he was 21 years old. In summer 2015, he led a KU-based team representing the USA to an 8-0 record at the World University Games in South Korea. While Self successfully recruited 25 McDonalds All-Americans to Illinois and Kansas, he says Coley remains as good athletically as any guy Ive ever coached.. In the five losses, Tulsa was beaten by a total of 11 points. The 1999-2000 Hurricane committed nearly 200 fewer turnovers than did its opponents. Weve been fortunate. Tulsa Men's 1999-2000 Basketball Schedule November. G. 5' 10" SR. Bixby, OK. Before Self took over the reins, ORU had compiled the worst record in the programs history with a 5-22 mark in 1992-93. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file, While watching the CBS telecast with other TU fans at the Reynolds Center,Pat Cullinan celebrates the Hurricane victory overMiami (Fla.). Nov 24, Tulsa (2-0) Win vs. Georgia State, 100-73, 3. At Rhode Island, we decided to start Eric, Greg, Tony, Brandon and Marcus. There was chaos elsewhere in the bracket. 7 seed Tulsa, No. With that combination of everything, Eric would rank right at the top of all the guys Ive ever coached. The first one was at Tulsa. Feb 18 @ Hawaii, Tulsa (24-2) Win vs. Hawaii, 75-61, 27. Use without license or authorization is expressly prohibited. Prior to his appointment at ORU, Self spent seven seasons as an assistant coach at Oklahoma State University. Visit ESPN to view the Tulsa Golden Hurricane Women's Basketball Team Roster. Full Bio. He is 292-16 all-time in Allen Fieldhouse and has won as many league titles (16) than has losses (16) in the venue. At Illinois, I compared everything they did to what my Tulsa guys had done. Copyright 2000-2023 Sports Reference LLC. 4 pick in 2017. Logos were compiled by the amazing He deserved to be a starter, but he wasnt a starter.. Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. We couldnt do some of the things wed been doing, and it took away our advantage. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. 6 seed Purdue, No. Tulsa, Okla. W, 64-53. Do you have a blog? From left, Antonio Reed, Dante Swanson and David Shelton celebrate as the Hurricane record an NCAA second-round victory overCincinnati. Oral Roberts was great for me, Self said. In the 1990s and 2000s, a succession of Tulsa coaches went on to big-name programs across the country, including Tubby Smith, Buzz Peterson, and Bill Self. Jan 6 @ TCU, Tulsa (14-1) Win vs. TCU, 94-73, 16. Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information. Tulsa put us on the national scene. In Selfs 19 seasons at Kansas, he has coached 11 NBA Lottery selections including Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid, the No. 24, 26, 202223 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team, List of Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball seasons, List of NCAA men's basketball retired numbers, "Eric Konkol accepts head coach job at University of Tulsa", "Coaching Great Nolan Richardson and Three Former Athletes to Receive Induction into TU Athletic Hall of Fame. The Golden Hurricane played their home games at the Reynolds Center. / Jan 13 @ Hawaii, Tulsa (10-6) Loss vs. Hawaii, 65-68, 17. 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. Dec 16 @ Kansas, Tulsa (6-3) Loss vs. Kansas, 69-92, 10. [2], The team has long been successful, especially since the hiring of Nolan Richardson in 1980. Despite the string of upsets, no seed lower than 11 won a game in the tournament. Due to a string of upsets throughout the tournament, only one top-four seed advanced to the Final Four. Self has coached eight league player(s) of the year and 80 all-conference performers, including five All-Big 12 selections in 2022. 8 seed Wisconsin, No. The Hurricane fell 75-73 at Fresno State and lost 73-72 to the Bulldogs at the Reynolds Center. Dec 10, Tulsa (6-2) Win vs. Find out more. [27] Efforts are made by the coaching staff through frequent e-mails to encourage attendance and creativity from the student body. Prior to his stint at Illinois, Self coached at Tulsa from 1998 to 2000, where he led the Golden Hurricane to a record of 74-27 in three seasons, including trips to the NCAA Tournament in 1999 and 2000. Each of Selfs assistants went on to become a major-college head coach. Dec 1, Tulsa (5-0) Win vs. UTSA, 76-59, 7. It went 11 in its first season. Do you have a sports website? Dec 19, Tulsa (6-4) Loss vs. Creighton, 76-86, 11. Here's a detailed history of how No. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Twenty three Consecutive NCAA Tournament Appearances (55-21 record, 46-16 at Kansas). Self was voted the WAC Coach of the Year. Oral Roberts, 89-81, 9. His 654 wins in his first 25 seasons rank second most in NCAA history for coaches in their first 25 seasons. Tulsa World file, TU's Marcus Hill scored 13 points during the Sweet Sixteen win over Miami (Fla.). While at Kansas, Self has won two national championships, an NCAA record 14-straight regular-season Big 12 Conference titles, 16 overall, and nine league tournament championships. Team Roster. [25] For the 20142015 season, the Golden Hurricane joined the American Athletic Conference.[26]. Jan 20, Tulsa (17-1) Win vs. San Jose State, 67-41, 19. Also, two teams that qualified as 10 seeds advanced to the Sweet Sixteen as Seton Hall in the East and Gonzaga in the West both advanced. The image seems to be at least 15 feet wide by 10 feet deep. The Reynolds Center was brand new. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file, While watching the Sweet Sixteen telecast at the Reynolds Center, TU fans (from left)Don Cave, Bryan Cave, Mitch Depasquale and Luke Imel celebrate the Hurricane's victory over Miami (Fla.). Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from and our partners. The team has also had longstanding competitions against Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Arkansas. 4- at SMU, 7:35; 9-11- WAC Tournament at Fresno, Calif. CBS Sports had exclusive TV coverage. Richardson also won two MVC regular season and two MVC tournament championships in his five-season tenure. As Harrington scored 22 points and the Hurricane shot 60% from the field, Tulsa demolished Tennessee 88-68. Visit ESPN to view the Tulsa Golden Hurricane team schedule for the current and previous seasons. In 2005, Street & Smith's named the University of Tulsa as the 59th best college basketball program of all time.[3]. The 2016 AP honor was one of four Self was recognized for as he was also the national coach of the year by his peers (NABC), USA Today and Bleacher Report. Member of the USA Basketball Competition Committee. Mar 29 (Neutral), Tulsa (26-11) Win vs. Alabama, 79-60, College Basketball at Blog and Articles. After that game, the Bulldogs Hall of Fame coach visited the TU locker room. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Jan 11 @ San Jose State, Tulsa (10-5) Win vs. San Jose State, 63-57, 16. Tulsa had an intense rivalry with Fresno State and Hawaii while a member of the Western Athletic Conference. Tulsa World file, Tulsa's DeAngelo McDaniel and the seventh-seeded Golden Hurricane defeated UNLV in an NCAA first-round game at Nashville, Tennessee. Mar 19 @ Minnesota, Tulsa (23-11) Win vs. Minnesota, 76-73, 35. 2000-01 Men's Basketball Schedule. Two eight-seeds made the Final Four, with Wisconsin and North Carolina rounding the bracket out. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. He might score six points or he might score 19, but because of his athleticism and defense, his impact never waned. Do you have a blog? 8 seed North Carolina, No. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file, Shelly Self, the sister of TU coach Bill Self, became emotional after the Hurricane was beaten byNorth Carolina. Board member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and was president in 2017-18. Josh Atkinson, 6-3, Fr., Tulsa East Central; Nonso Azubuike, 6-0, Fr., Tulsa Victory Christian; Jonathon Barnett, 5-11, Fr., Tulsa Victory Christian; Nathan Binam,6-3, Sr., Claremore; Evan Black, 5-9, Jr., Woodstock, Ga.; Paul Brandt, 6-11, Sr., Thousand Oaks, Calif. Kyan Brown, 6-7, Jr., Van Buren, Ark. Men's Basketball March 9, 2023. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NCAA or its member institutions. 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. I was afraid someone would get hurt. Self came to KU from the University of Illinois, where he guided the Fighting Illini to a 78-24 record over three seasons, including two Big Ten regular-season championships, a Big Ten Tournament title and three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances. 10 seed Seton Hall. Tulsa basketball scores, news, schedule, players, stats, photos, rumors, depth charts on . MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file, University of Tulsa alumnusDonald Reeves cheers during the North Carolina game. Wed just rotate them. Feb 10, Tulsa (16-8) Win vs. UTEP, 87-72, 25. Feb 24, Tulsa (25-3) Loss vs. Fresno State, 72-73, 29. The team remained successful throughout the string of coaches. Oral Roberts, 59-60, 9. With 556 wins at KU in 17 seasons, Self ranks second on the schools coaching list, only trailing Phog Allens 590. Has coached 18 Consensus All-Americans (first or second team), three national players of the year and three national defensive players of the year. 0. Self began his head coaching career at Oral Roberts, where he resurrected the program. Tulsa World file, TU players (from left) Antonio Reed, Dante Swanson and David Shelton watch from the bench during the final minute of the Hurricanes NCAA second-round win over Cincinnati. Seven different players were single-game scoring leaders that season. He has one, Benjamin played on special teams before working his way into the rotation at receiver last season. 6 or worse, and had to pull off one upset, if not two, to reach the second weekend. Theres not a harder game to lose than that one. Hide/Show Additional Information For Iciss Tillis of Hawaii/William & Mary, Honolulu, Hawaii, 6:30/8:30. Feb 19 @ San Jose State, Tulsa (25-2) Win vs. San Jose State, 64-56, 28. He was an amazing athlete.. Tulsa World file, TU's Greg Harrington totaled 16 points during the Hurricane's 27-point victory over UNLV. Tulsa: Omaha, Neb . Doug Wojcik, coach from 2005 to 2012, is the all-time winningest coach at the school with 140 wins. After that, I said, Were not going to screw this up. We kept David as the sixth man. They got sick of hearing about how tough Eric Coley and Tony Heard were at Tulsa., Gallery: A look back at TU's Elite Eight run in 2000, After the University of Tulsa's59-55 loss to North Carolina in a 2000 NCAA Elite Eight game played in Austin, Texas, Bill Selftook questions from media members. Schedule . Its the hardest.. Tulsa World file, TU's Marcus Hill celebrates after the Hurricane's Sweet Sixteen victory over Miami (Fla.). Note: Excludes 2020 due to COVID. Fellow Big Ten member Wisconsin also made the 2000 Final Four, as did Florida and North Carolina. Jan 17, Tulsa (11-6) Win vs. TCU, 82-66, 18. The Golden Hurricane were champions of the 2008 College Basketball Invitational, which was the inaugural tournament. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Official Online Store. Ive never coached anybody with stronger hands. NCAA Tournament: The team participates in the American Athletic Conference. Nolan Richardson's hiring helped to usher in a new era of success at Tulsa that has remained fairly consistent since then. He received his bachelors degree in business in 1985 and a masters degree in athletic administration in 1989, both from OSU. In the background, a fan displaysa sign:"HEY NCAA SEED THIS!" Mar 10, Tulsa (21-11) Loss vs. Hawaii, 72-78, 33. Dec 28, Tulsa (12-1) Win vs. Kansas City, 81-60, 14. Tulsa won 80-71 and surged to an Elite Eight showdown with North Carolina. Kansas 300 victories under Self in his first 10 seasons were more wins than any other NCAA Division I school in the previous 10 years. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file, Hurricanefans Tony Pezzani (left) and Kyle Smith cheer during TU's Sweet Sixteen victory overMiami (Fla.)in Austin, Texas. Barnett was succeeded by Tubby Smith, who went on to coach at Kentucky, Georgia and Minnesota. Logo. Jan 2, Tulsa (9-4) Win vs. Jackson State, 107-49, 14. Eight of them at Kansas. Tulsa advanced to the Elite Eight in the 2000 NCAA tournament as a #7 seed. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Before the Convention Center, the team played at the Expo Square Pavilion from the 194748 season. Jan 20 @ UTEP, Tulsa (12-6) Win vs. UTEP, 87-75, 19. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Look at our second team: David Shelton, Antonio Reed, Dante Swanson, Kevin Johnson and Marqus Ledoux (who redshirted that season). 2022-2023 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Roster # Player Class Pos HT WT . I think you can beat anybody, Tarkanian told Hurricane players. Aldrich was the 2010 Academic All-American of the Year. While the Mountain West Conference held a conference tournament, the conference was not granted an automatic bid to the tournament until the 200001 season.[1]. Tulsa's Konkol Adds Four Transfers to Basketball Roster. Led by head coach Bill Self, they finished the season 325 overall and 122 in conference play to finish atop the WAC standings. ", "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",,, This page was last edited on 15 January 2023, at 21:30. We walked with more confidence in our step. Won South Regional Semifinal (80-71) versus #6 Miami (FL) One of six coaches in NCAA history to advance three different schools to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. Tulsa World file, Point guard Greg Harrington,a sophomore during TU's 1999-2000, celebrates the Hurricane's NCAA second-round win over Cincinnati. Previously, the Golden Hurricane had played off-campus, using the Tulsa Convention Center from the mid 197677 season on. The Midwest Regional, where No. Jan 24, Tulsa (19-1) Win vs. Centenary (LA), 84-44, 21. Visit ESPN to view the Tulsa Golden Hurricane team schedule for the current and previous seasons Self is one of only two active coaches (Rick Pitino) to have won multiple NCAA titles. His 24-consecutive 20-win seasons are second most in NCAA history (24, Mike Kryzewski Duke). Heres how competitive it was: On some days, wed practice for only 45 minutes and Id have to stop it. Tulsa remained a member of the MVC until 1996, when it joined the Western Athletic Conference for the 19961997 season. Mar 21 @ Mississippi State, Tulsa (24-11) Win vs. Mississippi State, 77-75, 36. View Type: Toggle List View Toggle Card View not selected Toggle Table View not selected. The team has long been successful, especially since the hiring of Nolan . Find out more. View Type: Toggle List View Toggle Table View. Tulsa World file, Tulsa's Dante Swanson attempts to launch a shot over the reach of Miami defenderJames Jones. Freshman Tulsa, Okla. Cascia Hall Prep. My players at Illinois couldnt stand the guys at Tulsa. Joe Swank succeeded Iba in 1960. Youre a lot better than us. 1 through No. Hawai'i (WAC Tourn . Nov 20, Tulsa (3-1) Win vs. Rhode Island, 89-80, 5. But when you look at chemistry, playing together, understanding the game, unselfishness that team would rank as high as any team Ive ever coached. We present them here for purely educational purposes. We won 31 or our last 38 games at ORU. Each of Selfs assistant coaches that season Norm Roberts, John Phillips and Billy Gillispie went on to become a Division I head coach. Although Selfs first ORU team managed just six victories in 1993-94, the win total increased to 10 the following year. He is a graduate of Indiana University. Jan 15 @ Rice, Tulsa (16-1) Win vs. Rice, 67-49, 18. In the classroom under Self, Kansas has 48 Academic All-Big 12 selections, including 40 first-team honorees. Tulsa World file, Bill Self led the Hurricane, including (from left) Dante Swanson, DeAngelo McDaniel and Brandon Kurtz, to the 2000 Elite Eight and a 32-5 record. Under Iba, Tulsa reached the post-season for the first time in the 1953 NIT. Name POS HT WT Class Birthplace; Brandon Betson 11. Tulsa World file, TU's David Shelton (right)scrambles for a loose ball. Selfs teams have won 20 league crowns in the last 24 years. In the three seasons prior to his arrival at ORU, Self served as an assistant on Eddie Suttons staff at OSU. Tulsa Season Ends with 81-63 loss to Wichita State in First Round of Conference Tournament. Mar 4 @ SMU, Tulsa (27-3) Win vs. Southern Methodist, 83-78, 31. G. 6' 1" . . In the first 700 games coached in his career, Selfs 529 victories rank eighth most all-time in NCAA Division I history. That was Michigan State, who finished the season as the #2 team in the nation and was given the top seed in the Midwest Region. Dec 18, Tulsa (8-1) Win vs. Delaware State, 72-52, 10. 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 1999-2000 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represented the University of Tulsa as a member of the Western Athletic Conference in the 1999-2000 college basketball season. It was the last time a Big Ten team cut down the nets. He has guided KU to four Final Fours and nine Elite Eights. Name POS HT Class Birthplace; Maddie Bittle 11. 6- at Western Illinois, 7:30; 8- at Chicago State, 4; 13- Missouri-Kansas City, 7:35; 15- Texas Pan-American, 7:35; 20- Oakland, 7:35; 22- Youngstown State, 7:35; 29- at Southern Utah, 7:35. The Elite Eight consisted of No. 2022-23 Men's Basketball Roster. Feb 3 @ SMU, Tulsa (14-8) Loss vs. Southern Methodist, 59-64, 23. Tulsa, Okla. W, 59-56. In his first trip to the Final Four in 2008, Selfs team won the title. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Butler transfer Simas Lukosius commits to Cincinnati. The highest seeded of the other three Final Four teams was Florida, who won the East Region as the fifth seed. At the 8,355-seat Reynolds Center, which wasnt even a year old when the 1999-2000 season began, Selfs team played 15 home games. All rights reserved. Join our linker program. Tulsa went 32-5 in 2000, setting a school single-season record for victories and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. The Enid Storm joined the United States Basketball League in 2000 and at the end of the twentieth century was the state's only professional basketball team. The 2008 and 2022 Winged Foot Award recipient for winning the national title, Sporting News named Self its National Coach of the Year in 2000, 2009 and 2012. With 13 minutes left in the second half, Coley picked up his fourth foul. On March 26, 2000, as a four-point favorite, Tulsa was doomed by foul trouble and lost 59-55 to the Tar Heels. In the WAC Tournament championship game played in Fresno, California the Bulldogs defeated TU 75-72. The Sweet 16 featured No. (Fresno State players) got fired up to play three times all season, and all three times it was when we played Tulsa.. Feb 5, Tulsa (22-2) Win vs. TCU, 103-70, 25. That team would be Bill Selfs 1999-2000 Golden Hurricane basketball team. The 19992000 Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represented the University of Tulsa as a member of the Western Athletic Conference in the 19992000 college basketball season. It definitely paved the way for the conference run.. Men's Sports. KU has won 16 of the Big 12s 26 regular-season titles under Self. Speed, quickness, explosiveness, hands. Feb 24, Tulsa (18-9) Win vs. Southern Methodist, 85-65, 28. TOM GILBERT/Tulsa World file, As TUs sixth man, David Shelton was the Golden Hurricanes leading scorer at 13.5 points per game. On Dec. 23, 1999, in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic, the Hurricane was matched with 11th-ranked Tennessee. Tulsa World file, Tulsa's Eric Coley drives past Cincinnati's Jermaine Tate. In his third season at the helm, Self guided ORU to an 18-9 record. Steve Robinson led the team to consecutive NCAA appearances before departing for Florida State. Notable assistants in the program's history have included Billy Gillispie, Flip Saunders, Kevin ONeill, Mike Anderson, Ron Jirsa and Jerry Wainwright. The 1999-200 Hurricanes defining characteristic, however, was stifling defense. Enshrined as a first-ballot honoree in the Class of 2017 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Self became the ninth fastest in NCAA history to win 600 career games. Mar 19 (Neutral), Tulsa (31-4) Win vs. Cincinnati, 69-61, 36. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Cypress Falls HS Houston, Texas. Nov 17, Tulsa (2-1) Win vs. North Texas, 89-71, 4. In a social media message, Kentucky coach John Calipari thanked Vanessa Bryant and her daughter, Natalia, after the family sent him a package to honor Gigi Bryant on what would have been her 17th birthday Monday. Four weeks after winning UConn's fifth NCAA men's basketball championship, coach Dan Hurley and Andre Jackson Jr. got to celebrate the experience at Citi Field on Monday afternoon. Princetallied 1,253 yards and 10 touchdowns across two seasons with the Golden Hurricane. In the coaches poll, TU was ninth nationally. Do you have a sports website? Tulsa hired Bill Self away from Oral Roberts in 1997. For 11 of those games, there was a sellout crowd. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World, TU's Marcus Hill drives past Miami's Leroy Hurd during the Hurricane's Sweet Sixteen victory in Austin, Texas. Tulsa World file, Tulsa point guard Greg Harrington celebrates the Golden Hurricanes NCAA second-round win over Cincinnati on March 19, 2000. While Self was at KU, the Jayhawks went 35-4 and advanced to the Final Four in Dallas. Steve Bracey (197072) was a member of the 197475 Golden State Warriors NBA Championship team. In addition, they have won two National Invitation Tournaments, in 1981 and 2001, and one CBI tournament. After losing in the championship game of the 2000 WAC men's basketball tournament, the team defeated UNLV, #7 Cincinnati, and #23 Miami (FL) to reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament, before falling to North Carolina in the South Regional Final. Lost South Regional Final (59-55) versus #8 North Carolina, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, May 1, 12:49AM. With all due respect to several University of Tulsa football teams, and while acknowledging the success and entertainment value of the Nolan Richardson- and Tubby Smith-coached TU basketball teams, there is one squad that ranks as the best and most popular Golden Hurricane team ever, regardless of sport. Phillips coached the Hurricane in 2001-04. Dec 22, Tulsa (7-4) Win vs. Wichita State, 78-49, 12. Self has guided Kansas to 10 of its 17 overall 30-win seasons. Three conference champions made their first NCAA tournament appearances: UNC Wilmington (CAA), Central Connecticut State (NEC), and Southeast Missouri State (Ohio Valley). sports. Men's College Basketball News. Mar 26 (Neutral), Tulsa (32-5) Loss vs. North Carolina, 55-59, College Basketball at Blog and Articles. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represents the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.The team participates in the American Athletic Conference.The Golden Hurricane are led by head coach Eric Konkol, hired from Louisiana Tech on March 21, 2022 to replace Frank Haith who had resigned.. It was under Swank that the color barrier was broken in the Tulsa basketball program.

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