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As a team, the Hurricane established a new school single-season and Western Athletic Conference record with 414 steals in 35 games. The previous school record of 345 steals in 33 games came in the 1983-84 season. The previous WAC record was 365 by TCU in the 1997-98 campaign.
? This season Tulsa has had five games of over 20 steals, including a stretch of four straight games of 20+ steals. Against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Tulsa had 23 steals, the most since a school record 25 steals vs. Fort Valley State on Nov. 24, 1984.
? Other 20+ steals games for the Hurricane were 20 steals against St. Joseph's, 21 thefts against Texas-San Antonio and 20 vs. UAB. Tulsa had its fifth game of the season with at least 20 steals, as the Hurricane had 20 steals vs. Rice. The 20 steals vs. Rice set a new WAC record for a league game, breaking Tulsa's old WAC mark of 18 against Fresno State (1-15-98).