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Tulsa Football Team to Play Warriors in Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Tulsa football team will be heading to Hawai'i this month for the 2010 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl. The Oklahoma team has accepted an invitation to play the Warriors in the Christmas Eve bowl game at Aloha Stadium.

This is Tulsa's first appearance in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl.

The Golden Hurricane (9-3) has won its last six games, including one against Notre Dame. Their offense is ranked fifth nationally in total offense at 503.5 yards per game, and rank ninth in scoring at almost 40 points per game.

Hurricane Wide receiver, Damaris Johnson, tops the nation in all-purpose yards and is the NCAA's all-time leader in kickoff return yardage. G.J. Kline, the quarterback, averages 263.7 passing yards per game with 24 touchdowns.

Todd Graham, Golden Hurricane head coach, has led the team to a 34-17 record in his four years coaching at Tulsa. He's led them to back-to-back 10-win seasons in '07 and '08, and consecutive GMAC Bowl wins and C-USA West Division championships.

Kickoff for the 2010 SHERATON HAWAI'I BOWL is set for Friday, December 24 at 8 p.m. EST/3 p.m. HST, live on ESPN from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Tickets are available by calling 808-548-BOWL or online at www.sheratonhawaiibowl.com http://www.sheratonhawaiibowl.com/.

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