1. Captain Cane
The mascot of the Golden Hurricanes, he is routinely seen on game day making the experience that of a lifetime for children. He also works as a hype man, as he is constantly urging the fans to make more noise.
2. Elite Eight Poster
On the concourse, the Golden Hurricane have a poster of the greatest team in Tulsa history. Stop by the poster and remember all of your favorite moments from Tulsa’s Elite Eight appearance in 2000.
3. Mayor’s Cup: Tulsa-Oral Roberts
Tulsa and crosstown rivals Oral Roberts play annually for the Mayor’s Cup. The teams have been playing regularly since 1974 creating a rather intense rivalry between the two Tulsa-based schools. The Golden Hurricanes hold a 33-19 lead in the all-time series, and the matchups are always hard fought between these two so don’t miss it when Tulsa and Oral Roberts square off for the Mayor’s Cup.
4. Basketball Band
The pep band at Tulsa games is comprised of members of the university’s incredible Sound of the Golden Hurricane Marching Band. The band creates an electric atmosphere at Tulsa games and is one of the best parts of any Golden Hurricane basketball game.
5. Reynolds Rowdies
The Tulsa student section, known as the Reynolds Rowdies, do an excellent job of spurring on their team to victory. The Reynolds Rowdies have helped the Golden Hurricane achieve an incredible .800 winning percentage at home, so come prepared to be serenaded with the cheers and taunts of the Reynolds Rowdies.
Hanging above the court are banners celebrating the Golden Hurricane’s many accomplishments and greatest players. The banners honor legends such as Jim King and Steve Harris, as well as the team’s run to the Elite Eight in 2000, so check them all out when attending a Tulsa game.
7. Spirit Squad
The spirit squad keeps spirits high with their cheer routines. No matter what the score the spirit squad will get everyone up on their feet and cheering. Join in on the cheers to give the Golden Hurricane as much of a home court advantage as possible.
8. Tulsa-Wichita State Rivalry
The rivalry between Tulsa and Wichita State dates back to the Golden Hurricane’s time in the Missouri Valley Conference. Tulsa left the Missouri Valley Conference in 1995, but the rivalry between them and the Shockers remains intense so get your tickets when Wichita State comes to town.
9. Donald W. Reynolds Statue
Stop by the statue of the arena’s namesake Donald W. Reynolds to learn more about the man behind the venue. The statue does a great job of honoring him and is a must-see for anyone making their first trip to Tulsa.
10. Hurricane Storm Center
If you need to get some Golden Hurricane gear then stop by the team store inside the Donald W. Reynolds Center. The store has just about any Tulsa gear you could want, so you won’t have to worry about leaving empty handed.