The Hurricane is playing for the first time since pausing activities last week as a result of positive COVID-19 cases.
Gillespie is taking Hurricane cornerbacks coach Carlton Buckels with him, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Gillespie was hired as linebackers coach on Philip Montgomery's original staff and oversaw a turnaround on that side of the ball after being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2019.
The Hurricane begins a three-game homestand after playing four of the last five away from the Reynolds Center.
Zach Hanson coaches the Hurricane's offensive line.
The Hurricane won its final three games of the season to reach bowl eligibility after a 1-4 start.
Although the Monarchs didn't beat a team with a winning record, their final three games resulted in victories against teams that finished 5-7 or 6-6.
Bowl games for Tulsa, OU and OSU will be Dec. 20, Dec. 29 and Jan. 1, respectively.
Jeriah Horne led TU (4-4) with 17 points and Sam Grifin had 14
The Hurricane has nearly alternated wins and losses in the early going and is coming off an 87-80 defeat at Oral Roberts.
The Hurricane is 6-0 under first-year coach Angie Nelp as part of the best start to a season since 2004-05.
Wide receiver Sam Crawford Jr., offensive lineman Dante Bivens and defensive lineman Deven Lamp announced their intentions to leave the program.
Max Abmas scores 38 points for Golden Eagles in victory.
Max Abmas hit eight free throws in the final minute to propel the Golden Eagles
The Tulsa volleyball team accepted an invitation to the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC) Sunday night. The Golden Hurri…
In a media-availability session two weeks ago, University of Tulsa safety TieNeal Martin promised he would get more interceptions in the late stage of the season.
The Hurricane leads the series 36-19 with a 16-12 mark at the Mabee Center.
Down 17-0 in the second quarter, the Hurricane (6-6, 5-3) flipped the script with 31 unanswered points.
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Story of the game: Tulsa fell behind 17-0 early in the second quarter before scoring 31 unanswered points.
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