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Bowl conquest helps Montgomery's standing

Tulsa won 10 games in Philip Montgomery's second year, capped by the rout of Central Michigan in Miami Beach. He and the Golden Hurricane head into the 2017 season on a roll. Coaches' stock (Insider)

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OSU-Tulsa an under-the-radar opener in '17

Tulsa at Oklahoma State may not seem like a nationally important game, but to open the 2017 season this is a game that is going to be fun to watch with plenty of points. Tulsa averaged 42.5 PPG last season. Countdown to 2017

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Forgettable bowl season for American

South Florida and Tulsa were the only AAC teams to win bowl games this season. The conference finishes with a 2-5 record, fourth among Group of 5 conferences.

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Golden Hurricane scores with best of 'em

Thanks to Tulsa's 55-10 rout of Central Michigan in Monday's Miami Beach Bowl, Philip Montgomery's team became the first to boast a 3,000-yard passer, two 1,000-yard rushers and two 1,000-yard receivers.

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Tulsa dominates Central Michigan in Miami Beach Bowl (1:34)
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Postgame Breakdown of Tulsa's 55-10 victory over Central Michigan in the Miami Beach Bowl (1:43)

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Tulsa's Philip Montgomery should be among the top Group of 5 coaches to watch in 2017. Montgomery's hiring didn't generate much fanfare, but it has worked out exceptionally well for Tulsa in the first two seasons. After AAC coaches Willie Taggart and Matt Rhule vaulted to Power 5 jobs, Montgomery should follow soon.

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Tulsa's Brubaker headbutts teammate without a helmet on (0:33)
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Chippewas finally find end zone

Jahray Hayes pushes past defenders for 13 yards to give Central Michigan its first touchdown in the Miami Beach Bowl. Tulsa leads 55-10 midway through the fourth quarter.

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Tulsa adds pick-six to rout

A 270-pound defensive tackle who wears No. 8 shows some wheels. Jesse Brubaker takes an interception 66 yards for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter of the Miami Beach Bowl. The Golden Hurricane lead Central Michigan 55-3.

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Tulsa scores on pick-six to continue rout (1:01)
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TD catch ties Tulsa career record

Senior Keevan Lucas' 11-yard catch late in the third quarter vs. Central Michigan in the Miami Beach Bowl is the 32nd of his college career, tying Howard Twilley and Steve Largent. The Golden Hurricane lead 48-3.

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Tulsa takes control of Miami Beach Bowl

Dane Evans throws 28 yards to Keevan Lucas well behind single coverage. That's four TD passes for Evans, two scoring catches for Lucas and a 41-3 lead for Tulsa over Central Michigan in the third quarter.

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Flanders puts team on his back

James Flanders carries multiple defenders into the end zone to complete a 17-yard run for the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa leads Central Michigan 34-3 in the Miami Beach Bowl early in the third quarter.

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CMU recovers onside kick to open 2nd half

Freshman Kaden Keon dribbles the kick, and freshman Andy Branch recovers at the Chippewas' 48-yard line. But Tulsa stopped CMU on downs at the Golden Hurricane's 36.

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Tulsa head coach Philip Montgomery talks about his team's up-tempo offense and defensive success in the 1st half (0:27)
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Evans throws third TD of first half

Dane Evans floats a pass to the back of the end zone, where tight end Chris Minter is alone behind apparent busted coverage. Tulsa has scored on all five possessions and leads Central Michigan 27-3 at halftime of the Miami Beach Bowl.

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Dane Evans throws third TD of first half

The Tulsa QB has been rolling in the first two quarters of the Miami Beach Bowl, throwing three TDs against Central Michigan, including this 4-yarder to Chris Minter. The Golden Hurricane lead 27-3 at halftime.

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