McMurray scores 27, SMU beats Tulsa 74-65 in AAC tourney
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jahmal McMurray had 27 points as SMU defeated Tulsa 74-65 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday night.
SMU, Tulsa meet in AAC tourney
No. 10 seed SMU (14-16, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Tulsa (18-13, 8-10)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
Memphis looks for home win vs Tulsa
Tulsa (18-12, 8-9) vs. Memphis (18-12, 10-7)
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis looks for its fourth straight win over Tulsa at FedExForum....
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Curran Scott had a season-high 23 points as Tulsa defeated East Carolina 91-78 on Sunday.
Martins Igbanu had 19 points for Tulsa (18-12, 8-9 American Athletic...
Tulsa looks for home win vs ECU
East Carolina (10-17, 3-12) vs. Tulsa (17-12, 7-9)
Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tulsa looks for its sixth straight win over East Carolina at...
Tulane looks to end streak vs Tulsa
Tulane (4-22, 0-14) vs. Tulsa (16-12, 6-9)
Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tulsa looks to extend Tulane's conference losing streak to 18...
Tulsa looks to sweep Temple
Tulsa (16-11, 6-8) vs. Temple (19-7, 9-4)
Liacouras Center, Philadelphia; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Temple seeks revenge on Tulsa after dropping the first matchup in Tulsa....
Dennis scores 18 to lead Wichita St. past Tulsa 81-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dexter Dennis had 18 points and eight rebounds as Wichita State routed Tulsa 81-60 on Wednesday night.
Igbanu, Horne carry Tulsa over East Carolina 77-73 in OT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Martins Igbanu had 16 points to lead six Tulsa players in double figures as the Golden Hurricane edged past East Carolina 77-73 in overtime on Sunday. Jeriah Horne added 12 points for the Golden Hurricane. Elijah Joiner chipped in 11, DaQuan Jeffries scored 11 and Sterling Taplin had 11.
Horne scores 20 to lift Tulsa over Tulane 80-57
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jeriah Horne had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Tulsa romped past Tulane 80-57 on Thursday night.
Martins Igbanu had 16 points and seven rebounds for Tulsa (15-10, 5-7 American Athletic Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. DaQuan Jeffries added 16 points. Curran Scott had 12 points for the visiting team.
Taplin, Jeffries lift Tulsa past Temple 76-58
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Sterling Taplin had 14 points to lead five Tulsa players in double figures as the Golden Hurricane defeated Temple 76-58 on Saturday. DaQuan Jeffries added 13 points for the Golden Hurricane. Martins Igbanu chipped in 12, Darien Jackson scored 10 and Jeriah Horne had 10.
Temple scored 27 points in the second half, a season low for the team.
Horne scores 27, Tulsa beats UConn after coaches tossed
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jeriah Horne scored a career-high 27 points and Tulsa held off UConn 89-83 on Wednesday night in a game both head coaches were ejected midway through the second half.
Tulsa coach Frank Haith and UConn coach Dan Hurley were ejected with 11:40 to play and Tulsa leading 61-47. Haith protested a foul call against his forward DaQuan Jeffries and Hurley began yelling at Haith. The two exchanged words and officials assessed both two technical fouls before play resumed.
Cumberland sparks Cincinnati past Tulsa 70-65 in OT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jarron Cumberland scored six of his 14 points after regulation and Cincinnati rallied to beat Tulsa 70-65 in overtime Thursday night.
Tulsa rallies late to beat Oral Roberts 69-59
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu and DaQuan Jeffries scored 16 points apiece and Tulsa rallied late in the second half for its fifth-straight win, beating Oral Roberts 69-59 on Saturday night.
Elijah Joiner and Lawson Korita each added eight points for the Golden Hurricane (10-3). Sterling Taplin led with eight rebounds in addition to his seven points.
Igbanu, Scott help Tulsa hold off Dayton, 72-67
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Martins Igbanu scored 17 points, Curran Scott made four free throws in the final 11 seconds and Tulsa held off Dayton 72-67 on Sunday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at Mohegan Sun Casino.
DaQuan Jeffries, who leads Tulsa in scoring at 13.2 points per game, added 16 points for the Golden Hurricane (9-3).
Josh Cunningham scored 15 points for Dayton (5-5) and Trey Landers added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Jeffries has double-double, Tulsa beats New Orleans 70-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Tulsa as the Golden Hurricane took an early lead and rolled to a 70-60 victory over New Orleans on Thursday night.
Tulsa (8-3), which beat then-No. 16 Kansas State 47-46 on Saturday, has won three straight to go 8-0 at home.
Martins Igbanu also posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Zeke Moore added 11 points for Tulsa.
Tulsa downs Oklahoma State 74-71 behind Jeffries’ 20 points
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Senior DaQuan Jeffries scored nine of his 20 points in the final 1:02 as Tulsa held off in-state rival Oklahoma State 74-71 on Wednesday night.
"Down the stretch we were really good, but they kept making big shot after big shot," said Tulsa coach Frank Haith. "We kept our composure and that's a good win for us."
Jeffries has 24 points, Tulsa pulls away late for 72-58 win
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries drilled four from deep to score 24 points as Tulsa took control in the second half to beat Texas-Arlington 72-58 on Tuesday night.
Jeffries was 10 of 11 from the floor for Tulsa (5-2) which returned to winning form after losing two straight. The Golden Hurricane started the season 4-0.
Elijah Joiner added 11 points with four steals and Lawson Korita and Martins Igbanu chipped in 10 apiece. Korita also grabbed five rebounds, had two assists and two steals.
Tulsa rallies to beat Little Rock 88-78 behind Igbanu
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Martins Igbanu scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, DaQuan Jeffries had 15 points and Tulsa rallied to beat Little Rock 88-78 on Monday night at the Bimini Jam.
Sterling Taplin added 10 points with eight assists and Jeriah Horne scored 10 for the Golden Hurricane (4-0), which made 27 of 39 free throws.
Jeffries with 18 points, Tulsa buries SC State 74-52
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Tulsa beat South Carolina State 74-52 on Saturday.
Jeffries was 8 of 11 for the Golden Hurricane (2-0). Curran Scott added 11 points and three rebounds, Elijah Joiner had nine points and Martins Igbanu had eight points and five rebounds.
Tulsa shot 52 percent from the field overall compared to 31 percent for SC State and outrebounded the Bulldogs (1-1) 43-29.
Jeffries, Etou spark Tulsa past UCF 70-61 in battle for 4th
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries scored 19 points, Junior Etou added 17 and Tulsa defeated Central Florida 70-61 Wednesday night holding onto fourth place in the American Athletic Conference and running its win streak to five games.
The teams came into Wednesday night one game apart in the battle for fourth place that saw 10 ties and 10 lead changes.
Igbanu leads second-half surge in Tulsa’s 73-61 victory
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Tulsa beat South Florida 73-61 on Sunday for the Golden Hurricane's fifth straight victory.
Junior Etou added 11 points and nine rebounds and DaQuan Jeffries and Curran Scott also scored 11 apiece. Tulsa (16-10, 9-5), in fourth place in the American Athletic Conference, outrebounded USF 39-31, including 13-7 on the offensive glass.
Oklahoma programs add early signees
Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa all signed basketball players Wednesday, the first day of the 2016-17 early signing period.
The schools made the announcements in news releases.
Oklahoma signed Brady Manek and Hannes Polla. Manek, a 6-foot-9 forward from Harrah, is a four-star recruit (ESPN, Scout.com). Polla, a 6-11 center, has played for Finland's U16 and U18 national teams.