Tulsa players on Sunday praised coach John Phillips' midseason resignation as an unselfish act meant to renew a team after a 2-5 start and last year's losing record.
John Phillips resigned as Tulsa's basketball coach on Saturday after a sharp decline in the program's performance.
Arkansas 85, Tulsa 73
Tulsa coach John Phillips dismissed senior guard Antonio Reed from the Golden Hurricane on Thursday, saying he violated team policy.
Take it from preseason favorite Tulsa, any team's road to the WAC title won't be smooth.