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Abmas outduels Horne as Oral Roberts beats Tulsa 87-80

Nov. 29, 2021 22:48 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Max Abmas scored a season-high 38 points to out-duel Jeriah Horne and lift Oral Roberts to an 87-80 win over Tulsa on Monday night. Horne led the Golden Hurricane (4-3) with 30 points, his career high. DeShang Weaver had 13...

Upsets by North Texas, others push bowl-eligible teams to 83

Nov. 28, 2021 14:59 PM EST

North Texas needed to win its final five regular-season games to become bowl eligible. The Mean Green did it — and the last victory was the most noteworthy of the bunch. North Texas knocked No. 15 UTSA from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 45-23 blowout Saturday. The...

Horne scores 17 to lead Tulsa past UALR 77-63

Nov. 26, 2021 22:37 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jeriah Horne had 17 points as Tulsa beat Little Rock 77-63 on Friday night. Rey Idowu finished with 16 points for the Golden Hurricane (4-2). Sam Griffin added 14 points and Darien Jackson scored 12. DeAntoni Gordon led the...

Williams clutch in OT, Oklahoma St. tops Oral Roberts 78-77

Nov. 26, 2021 18:44 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Bryce Williams scored four of his 21 points on back-to-back turn=around jump shots late in overtime and Oklahoma State held on for a 78-77 win over Oral Roberts on Friday. The first turnaround boosted Oklahoma State (6-1) into a 76-75 lead with just...

Average US price of gas steady over past 2 weeks, at $3.49

Nov. 21, 2021 13:01 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline held steady over the past two weeks, at $3.49 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that spiking ethanol costs prevented a drop in gas prices. ...

Black entrepreneurs in Miami feel bypassed by the tech boom

Nov. 21, 2021 03:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Black hair care is often overlooked by venture capitalists, a world that remains distant from Black and Brown communities. Only 2% of venture capitalists are Black men and only 1% are Black women. Miami entrepreneur Rishielle Giscombe is undeterred. In an...

Tulsa rides 27-0 1st half to blow past Temple, 44-10

Nov. 20, 2021 20:42 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Davis Brin threw two first-half touchdown passes as Tulsa rolled to a 27-0 lead and cruised to a 44-10 win over Temple on Saturday. The Owls were forced to punt on their opening drive and Brin drove the Golden Hurricanes 83 yards in seven plays,...

Oklahoman convicted in fatal burning of mother, grandmother

Nov. 20, 2021 12:21 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been convicted of murder and arson in the burning deaths of his mother and grandmother. Joseph Allen Hernandez, 34, of Marble City was found guilty Friday by a jury in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma in...

Tulsa council passes resolution on how to spend relief funds

Nov. 18, 2021 13:43 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa City Council has approved a resolution for spending $50.6 million in American Rescue Plan funds. The resolution approved Wednesday night does not formally allocate the money, which would come at an undetermined future council meeting,...

Oklahoma AG joins lawsuit over health vaccine mandate

Nov. 16, 2021 17:15 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is among 12 state attorneys general filing a federal lawsuit over the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health care workers. Attorney General John O’Connor said Tuesday that Oklahoma has a shortage of nurses as it was,...