Originally Published: Oct 13, 2010 10:17 PM CDT

Oklahoma Sports Staff


TULSA, Oklahoma – The Conference-USA office announced Wednesday that University of Tulsa guard Justin Hurtt has been named to the preseason all-conference team.


Hurtt averaged 14.5 points and 3.4 rebounds last season and scored more than 10 points in 25 different games, including a career-high 34 points against East Carolina. He ended the season with his first career double-double, scoring 25 points and adding 10 rebounds in the opening round of the NIT.


TU will begin practices for the 2010 season Friday and will host “Hoopfest” later at 8:30 that night. The event will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Center and will allow fans to catch their first glimpse of this year’s Golden Hurricane team.


Tulsa will begin the regular season at home starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 against Appalachian State. Season tickets are available now by calling 918-631-GoTU (4688).



Conference USA Preseason All-Conference First Team


Randy Culpepper, UTEP**

Gary Flowers, Souther Miss

Justin Hurtt, Tulsa

Wesley Witherspoon, Memphis

Brock Young, East Carolina


All-Conference Second Team


Will Barton, Memphis

Papa Dia, SMU

Aaron Johnson, UAB

Arsalan Kazemi, Rice

Jeremy Williams, UTEP


**-Culpepper was also named Pre-season Player of the Year