Preview: Tulsa Golden Hurricane

If Danny Manning's rotation can remain healthy, he has a contender

Updated: October 11, 2013, 10:58 AM ET
By Joey Berlin | ESPN Insider

James WoodardJoel Auerbach/Getty ImagesSophomore guard James Woodard led Tulsa in scoring last season at 12 points per game.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane

2012-13: 17-16 (8-8)
In-conference offense: .99 points per possession (11th)
In-conference defense: 1.01 points per possession (4th)

Danny Manning began his head coaching career with a roster full of newcomers and a Riddler suit's worth of question marks. Several key injuries marred Tulsa's season, but the Golden Hurricane played defense better than most teams in C-USA and managed a .500 league finish. James Woodard and D'Andre Wright emerged as all-league freshman team picks.