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The East Central Tigers (also ECU Tigers) are the athletic teams that represent East Central University, located in Ada, Oklahoma, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Tigers compete as members of the Great American Conference for all 13 varsity sports.

East Central Tigers
UniversityEast Central University
ConferenceGreat American Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorJeff Williams
LocationAda, Oklahoma
Varsity teams13
Football stadiumNorris Field
Basketball arenaKerr Activities Center
Baseball stadiumECU Baseball Field
Soccer stadiumECU Women's Soccer Field
MascotRoary the Tiger
ColorsBlack and Orange[1]


Varsity teamsEdit

List of teamsEdit

In March 2016, the school announced that it was suspending golf and tennis due to budget cuts by the state of Oklahoma.[2]

Individual sportsEdit


Division II game between East Central and NSU.

In 1993, the Tigers won the NAIA national football championship against Glenville State 49-35 at ECU's Norris Field. In 2011[3] won the inaugural GAC regular season Championship and the Conference tournament Championship.


On November 20, 2008, the Tigers Men's Basketball team and Texas Tech set a school record for points scored in a game in a 167-115 loss to the Red Raiders.[4][5]



  1. ^ ECU Identity Standards (PDF). Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  2. ^ McWilliams, Joey (10 March 2016). "ECU to suspend golf and tennis programs". Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  3. ^ women's soccer
  4. ^ 167-115 loss to Red Raiders
  5. ^ "Distance Education-Centers and Programs-East Central University-Ada, Oklahoma". Archived from the original on 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  6. ^ "Gastineau Turns Corporate". Chicago Tribune. 13 December 1985.
  7. ^ "Remembering Chris Lane". 22 August 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Dewey McClain named local labor leader". Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  9. ^ "Red Phillips Stats". Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Lloyd Waner".

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