2012-13: 17-16 (8-8)
In-conference offense: .99 points per possession (11th)
In-conference defense: 1.01 points per possession (4th)
Danny Manning began his head coaching career with a roster full of newcomers and a Riddler suit's worth of question marks. Several key injuries marred Tulsa's season, but the Golden Hurricane played defense better than most teams in C-USA and managed a .500 league finish. James Woodard and D'Andre Wright emerged as all-league freshman team picks.