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Tulsa has forced opponents into 20.5 turnovers while committing 15.5 turnovers themselves. After 35 games, the Hurricane has had 18 games with 14 or less turnovers, whereas a year ago Tulsa had 14 or less turnovers in just eight games for the entire season.
? Tulsa has forced 716 turnovers through 35 games, which betters the previous school record of 688 established in 33 games in the 1980-81 season. The average forced turnovers per game by the 1980-81 Tulsa team was 20.8.
? Through the first five games this year, Tulsa did not have a game with more than 14 turnovers, then in the sixth game against UAB the Hurricane set a school record with 34 miscues.
? Tulsa had a season-low six turnovers against St. Joseph's, which was the lowest since committing just five turnovers against Indiana State on Feb. 28, 1994.

Tulsa Forces Turnovers:
^ In 35 games, Tulsa has had 18 games of forcing the opposition into 20 or more turnovers, including seven opponents topping 25 turnovers. Last year, Tulsa forced its opponents into 20 or more turnovers in just 10 games for the entire season.
? Against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Tulsa forced 39 turnovers, which broke the previous school record of 37 turnovers for an opponent which was established against Charleston Southern (Dec. 14, 1991) and Prairie View A&M (Dec. 17, 1995).
? The six other opponents with more than 25 turnovers this year include St. Joseph's (25), UTSA (30), UAB (29), Delaware State (26), Centenary (25) and Rice (35). Rice's 35 turnovers in a Feb. 4 game was two more than the Owls had points (33).