1950 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1950 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Missouri Valley Conference champion
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
Ranking
AP No. 18
1950 record 9–1–1 (3–0–1 MVC)
Head coach Buddy Brothers (5th season)
Home stadium Skelly Field
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 19 Tulsa $ 3 0 1     9 1 1
Detroit 2 1 1     6 3 1
Wichita 3 2 0     5 4 1
Drake 1 2 1     6 2 1
Oklahoma A&M 1 2 1     4 6 1
Bradley 0 3 0     5 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1950 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Buddy Brothers, the Golden Hurricane compiled a 9–1–1 record (3–0–1 against Missouri Valley Conference opponents) and was ranked No. 18 in the final AP Poll. The team won victories over Oklahoma A&M (27-13), Texas Tech (39-7), Arkansas (28-13),[1] and Houston (28-21),[2] lost to the San Francisco Dons (14-23), and tied Detroit (13-13).[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16McMurry*W 20–13
September 23at San Francisco*San FranciscoL 14–23
October 7at Georgetown*Washington, D.C.W 21–7
October 14Villanova*
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 27–7
October 21Detroit
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
T 13–13[4]
October 28at BradleyPeoria, ILW 74–6
November 4Oklahoma A&M
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 27–13
November 11at Texas Tech*Lubbock, TXW 39–7
November 18Wichita
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 48–0
November 23Arkansas*
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 28–13
December 2at Houston*HoustonW 28–21
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tulsa Trounces Arkansas, 28-13". The Monroe (LA) News-Star. November 24, 1950. p. 11.
  2. ^ "Tulsa's Golden Hurricane Defeats Houston". December 3, 1950.
  3. ^ "1950 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Dick Peters (October 22, 1950). "U-D Settles for 13–13 Tie with Tulsa". Detroit Free Press. pp. E1, E5 – via Newspapers.com.