Jeff Brucculeri

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Jeff Brucculeri is a freelance writer and broadcaster. You can contact him at jeffb@tulsabeacon.com, or follow him on Twitter @JeffBSports.

TU must beat Navy or Tulane to get a bowl invitation

    

And then there were two. There are only two games left on the schedule for the University of Tulsa Football team and they must win at least one of those games to become bowl eligible. On Saturday, Tulsa and Cincinnati battled in what has become the norm for TU this season – a high scoring […]

TU hangs on vs. UCF; 1 win away from bowl eligibility

    

Averting a third quarter collapse, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane hung on to defeat Central Florida, 45-30, Saturday in American Athletic Conference play at H.A. Chapman Stadium. “You know, terrific team win; I mean, it took all of us,” said Tulsa head coach Phillip Montgomery. “I thought we really played a complete game…I loved the competitiveness […]

SMU win gets TU closer to a bowl; Summit in Sioux Falls

    

It was a much-needed win on Saturday for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane as TU defeated SMU, 40-31, in front of 18,217 at Gerald Ford Stadium in Dallas. This win was Tulsa’s first American Athletic Conference win of the season, keeping the team’s hopes alive for winning their division and taking part in the conference championship […]

Tulsa struggles against MU

    

It certainly wasn’t for a lack of offense or scoring, but The University of Tulsa football team would have had to play the game of the century to beat an extremely talented Memphis Tigers team, last Friday night at H.A. Chapman Stadium. No. 17 Memphis defeated Tulsa, 66-42, in American Athletic Conference play, extending the […]

TU hosts No. 18 Memphis

    

A slow start and turnovers hurt the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, as the East Carolina Pirates beat Tulsa, 30-17, in American Athletic Conference football action in front of 43,065 fans in Greenville, N.C. East Carolina scored off an interception and a TU fumble in the first half and led 20-0 at halftime. The Golden […]

TU beats ULM; Oilers open on Friday

    

Tulsa scored 14 points in a span of 2:30 to come from behind in the fourth quarter and beat Louisiana-Monroe, 34-24, in a nonconference match up, in front of 17,490 fans on Saturday at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Tulsa led 20-7 at halftime, but the ULM offense came alive in the third quarter and scored 17 […]

Houston quarterback Ward shines in TU’s AAC setback

    

Houston quarterback Greg Ward was stellar in the Cougars 38-24 win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Saturday at H.A. Chapman Stadium in front of a crowd of 17,146. It was the first American Athletic Conference game of the season for both teams. Ward completed 22-of-38 passes for 273 yards, but threw no touchdown passes However, […]

Yogi Berra (1925-2015) was famous for his ‘yogisms’’

    

He was born Lawrence Peter Berra in 1925, but we all knew him and loved him as “Yogi” Berra, the great baseball player and manager who died last week at age 90. The St. Louis native grew up on “The Hill,” a section of the city populated predominantly by Italian-Americans. His parents were Italian immigrants. […]

Tulsa and OU offenses put on a show

    

I wasn’t at Memorial Stadium in Norman on Saturday, but like thousands of others I was watching the Oklahoma – Tulsa game on television, and what a game it was. The high scoring, offensive battle was won by the Sooners, 52-38. After OU drove to the one-yard line on their opening drive, Tulsa held the […]