1945 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1945 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Oil Bowl, L 6–20 vs. Georgia
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
Ranking
AP No. 17
1945 record 8–3 (2–1 MVC)
Head coach Henry Frnka (5th season)
Home stadium Skelly Field
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Oklahoma A&M $ 1 0 0     9 0 0
No. 17 Tulsa 2 1 0     8 3 0
Wichita 1 1 0     6 4 0
Saint Louis 1 2 0     5 4 1
Drake 0 1 0     5 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Tulsa Golden Hurricane team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1945 college football season. In their fifth and final year under head coach Henry Frnka, the Golden Hurricane compiled an 8–2 record during the regular (4–0 against conference opponents), with its losses coming against undefeated Big Ten champion Indiana (2-7) and undefeated Oklahoma A&M (6-12), a team that went on to win the 1946 Sugar Bowl. The Golden Hurricane went on to lose to Georgia, 6-20, in the 1946 Oil Bowl in Houston.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1945 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 24, 2016.