Angie Nelp, who spent four years on the Arizona State staff, was hired by Tulsa on Monday to be its next head coach.
Megan Walker scored 24 points and No. 4 UConn routed Tulsa 92-34 on Sunday to extend its American Athletic Conference winning streak to 127 games.
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Alexis Tolefree had 20 points, A’tyanna Gaulden and Erynn Barnum scored 14 each, and No. 21 Arkansas ran away from Tulsa 91-41 on Wednesday night.
Megan Walker scored 21 points and No. 3 UConn, playing without Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma, rolled to a 68-49 victory over Tulsa on Sunday.
Tulsa at No. 1 Connecticut
UConn has won 89 of the 90 consecutive games Moriah Jefferson has started for the Huskies. The PG's streak ends, though, as she tweaked her hamstring in practice on Friday as the Golden Hurricanes visit. Streaming live on ESPN3
The commissioner of the renamed American Athletic Conference says a decision on where to hold its basketball tournaments could come in the next two weeks.
Tulsa officials say they've accepted an invitation to join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference beginning in 2014.
Tulsa will hold a Tuesday news conference to announce it is moving to the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, sources said.
Conference USA will add Western Kentucky and new coach Bobby Petrino at the same time the league's most recent football champion plans to leave.
Tulsa will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, while East Carolina will be added as a full member, sources told ESPN.
Stanford will rely on the post play of Chiney Ogwumike while Michigan will have to hit 3s, as opposite offenses meet in Tuesday's second round.
The first half against Tulsa ended in a 24-24 tie and brought back memories of 1998, when 16th-seeded Harvard stunned No. 1 Stanford on its home court. But the Cardinal went on a 23-7 run and shot 65.5 percent in the second half to end Tulsa's hopes.
Tulsa athletic director Ross Parmley was fired Tuesday, a week after he was named in a federal investigation of a man accused of running a gambling operation in Oklahoma City.