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Tulsa fans cheer as linebacker Zaven Collins (23) returns an interception for a touchdown during the second overtime of the team's NCAA college football game against Tulane in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 22 Tulsa seeks berth in AAC title game with win vs Navy

Dec. 4, 2020 2:41 PM EST

Riding a five-game winning streak after working its way around a constantly changing schedule, No. 22 Tulsa must overcome an old nemesis Saturday to clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference title game. The Golden Hurricane (5-1, 5-0, No. 24 CFP) face Navy (3-5, 3-3) in a game originally scheduled for...

Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin (7) throws a pass while under pressure from Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson (40) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 22 Tulsa seeks 6th straight win in matchup with Navy

Dec. 3, 2020 5:04 PM EST

No. 22 Tulsa (5-1, 5-0 AAC, No. 24 CFP) at Navy (3-5, 3-3), 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Tulsa by 12 Series record: Navy 6-1 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tulsa can clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference championship game on Dec. 19 with a victory here or in the finale against unbeaten Cincinnati. The...

Cincinnati running back Jerome Ford celebrates his touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against East Carolina, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

The Latest: Pac-12 cancels Washington State-Stanford game

Nov. 20, 2020 10:13 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the school has nine football players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be put into the protocol Friday morning leading to the cancellation of the Cougars' game at...

Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin (7) throws a pass while under pressure from Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson (40) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Collins, Brin lead No. 25 Tulsa to stunning 2 OT win

Nov. 20, 2020 8:18 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Falling behind early is becoming a regular occurrence for Tulsa. So are late-game heroics. Zaven Collins returned an interception 96 yards for a touchdown in the second overtime to give No. 25 Tulsa a 30-24 comeback victory over Tulane on Thursday night. Tulsa (5-1, 5-0 American...

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele (7) is stopped short of a first down by Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins (23) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

No. 25 Tulsa looks to continue momentum against Tulane

Nov. 18, 2020 1:29 PM EST

Tulane (5-4, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) at No. 25 Tulsa (4-1, 4-0), Thursday, 6:30 p.m. CT (ESPN) Line: Tulsa by 6 1/2 . Series record: Tulsa leads 11-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tulsa is having its best season in years and wants to build on last Saturday’s win over then-No. 19 SMU. The Golden...

Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins (23) slides after an interception against SMU late in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

No. 25 Tulsa looks to keep momentum against Tulane

Nov. 18, 2020 1:25 PM EST

Tulsa isn’t flying under the radar anymore. The Golden Hurricane garnered national attention by rallying from 21 points down to defeat then-No. 19 SMU last Saturday. The rewards were the No. 25 spot in the latest Associated Press poll and control of their path to a possible American Athletic Conference...

Tulsa celebrates after linebacker Zaven Collins (23) made a winning interception against SMU during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

AP Top 25: Tulsa in at 25; Indiana set for top-10 matchup

Nov. 16, 2020 12:11 PM EST

No. 25 Tulsa is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time in 10 years and No. 9 Indiana is set to play the first regular-season, top-10 matchup in program history. The AP Top 25 was mostly stagnant Sunday after four of the top five teams did not play and only one ranked team lost...

POLL ALERT: Alabama still No. 1 as top 8 unchanged; No. 9 Indiana set for top-10 matchup with Ohio State; Tulsa No. 25.

Nov. 15, 2020 2:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Alabama still No. 1 as top 8 unchanged; No. 9 Indiana set for top-10 matchup with Ohio State; Tulsa No. 25.
Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins (23) slides after an interception against SMU late in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

Smith leads big comeback for Tulsa over No. 19 SMU

Nov. 15, 2020 12:39 AM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa once again managed to pull off an amazing comeback. Zach Smith threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns to help Tulsa recover from a 21-point second quarter deficit and beat No. 19 SMU 28-24 on Saturday night. After throwing an interception and losing a fumble that led to another...

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele (7) hands off to running back Ulysses Bentley IV (26) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Temple, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. SMU won 47-23. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

No. 19 SMU, Tulsa to meet in AAC showdown

Nov. 12, 2020 4:56 PM EST

No. 19 SMU (7-1, 4-1 American Athletic Conference) at Tulsa (3-1, 3-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Tulsa by 2 1/2. Series record: SMU leads 15-11. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tulsa looks to strengthen its position in the AAC and crack the Top 25. A win over No. 19 SMU would likely accomplish both goals....