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Throwback Tulsa: After taking TU to NCAA Tournament, Danny Manning leaves for Wake Forest on this day in 2014

Throwback Tulsa: After taking TU to NCAA Tournament, Danny Manning leaves for Wake Forest on this day in 2014

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When TU's 2013-14 season started 1-6, it didn't seem like head coach Danny Manning would be a hot commodity the next offseason.

However, the Golden Hurricane went on to win Conference USA, earning an NCAA tournament berth --- and Coach Manning a new job at Wake Forest, which was announced on this day in 2014.

It was the fourth time in less than 20 years that TU was stung by the quick departure of a successful coach (Tubby Smith left for Georgia in 1995; Steve Robinson left for Florida State in 1997; Bill Self left for Illinois in 2000).

Manning was 38-29 in his two season at TU. He went 78-111 in six season at Wake Forest, which fired him in April 2020. Like his tenure at TU, Manning went to one NCAA tournament with the Demon Deacons (2017's First Four).

Take a look back at Danny Manning's time as TU's head coach:

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