TU's Justin Hurtt Named to Preseason All-Conference Team
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