Thirty-two springs ago, OSU hired Eddie Sutton as basketball coach, and Sutton’s first recruit was, fittingly, a transfer. A backup point guard who had played for Sutton at Kentucky but had sat out the previous season, which Sutton had also. At UK, that point guard played sparingly as a freshman but was a valuable backup his sophomore season, averaging 4.7 assists and 5.9 points a game.
Happy birthday to former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton, who would have turned 86 on Saturday. The late coaching legend died May 23, 2020 in Tulsa. He began his head coaching career at Tulsa Central High School from 1959-1966. He later coached college programs including Creighton, Arkansas and Kentucky. OSU named its basketball court in Sutton's honor in 2011.
Doug Gottlieb remembers what hung on the wall. An autographed picture of Bill Clinton. A personalized note from Michael Jordan. Brian Montonati said Eddie Sutton’s office was like a museum. Memorabilia, such as a basketball Oklahoma State’s 1995 Final Four team signed, intermixed with pictures of Sutton’s wife, Patsy, and their sons and grandchildren.
College basketball coaching legend and former Kentucky head coach Eddie Sutton was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, joining Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, and Rudy Tomjanovich as inductees. And to help honor the late...
The wait is finally over. Former Oklahoma State head coach and legendary college basketball icon Eddie Sutton is officially a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame following the induction ceremony Saturday. Sutton, who died last year at the age of 84, was presented by Kentucky head coach...
When the Arkansas Razorbacks came to Stillwater last winter for the Big 12/SEC Challenge, OSU unveiled a new look on the revered white maple hardwood that now bears Eddie Sutton’s name. It was coach Mike Boynton’s idea. Under “Eddie Sutton Court” was added the inscription, “Naismith Hall of Fame.”. Fitting...
OKLAHOMA CITY - Former Oklahoma State men's basketball coach Eddie Sutton was inducted posthumously at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday night. One of Sutton's sons, Sean, represented Eddie at the ceremony.
Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Eddie Sutton believed you ‘treat your players just like your own children’
In 37 seasons coaching basketball at the Division I level, Eddie Sutton never won the coveted national championship. That didn’t stop him from being one of the greatest college coaches of his time and establishing a record and reputation that earned the late Sutton a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020.
Eddie Sutton nearly went too far one day with his grandson. Spencer Sutton always wanted to become a coach to continue his family’s legacy. He made it known from an early age. Eddie once questioned that choice. He pressed Spencer. Why would he want to be a coach? It’s a...
Bill Self will be one of three presenters when his late mentor, Eddie Sutton, is enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in May. The news was announced on Thursday, as Self — along with Kentucky coach John Calipari and Sidney Moncrief, a former player under Sutton — will be introducing the former Oklahoma State coach legend.
University Daily Kansan
Bill Self to present for Eddie Sutton at 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self was chosen to be one of three presenters for Eddie Sutton at the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony. The ceremony was pushed back a year due to COVID-19. Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, and former Arkansas Razorback, Sidney Moncrief were also selected by the Sutton family to be the other two presenters.
From one Hall of Famer to another. Earlier on Thursday, it was announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame that legendary head coach Eddie Sutton, who passed away in May 2020 at the age of 84, would be inducted into the famous group of the game’s most important people. Even though Sutton will not be there to accept the honor himself, he’ll have a trio of figures in attendance to present the important recognition, including current Kentucky head coach John Calipari.
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self will be one of three presenters for Eddie Sutton at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for the Class of 2020. Sutton, a four-time national coach of the year who amassed 806 career victories in a 37...
Kansas City Star
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self will be one of three presenters for former Oklahoma State coaching legend Eddie Sutton at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for the Class of 2020, the Hall announced Thursday. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 15, at Mohegan...
Oklahoma State assistant coach Scott Sutton thought a lot about his father last Friday. The late Hall of Fame coach, Eddie Sutton, would have celebrated his 85th birthday. “This is his first birthday since he passed away so yeah, I was thinking about him quite a bit that day,” Scott said.
Happy birthday to former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton, who would have turned 85 on Friday. The late coaching legend died May 23, 2020 in Tulsa. He began his head coaching career at Tulsa Central High School from 1959-1966. He later coached college programs including Creighton, Arkansas and Kentucky. OSU named its basketball court in Sutton's honor in 2011.
Ponca City News
Body Mar. 7—West Virginia forged a 67-67 tie with 5:25 left in a Big 12 basketball game Saturday, and Mike Boynton’s OSU lineup was reduced to this. Bernard Kouma. Ferron Flavors Jr. Keylan Boone. Rondel Walker. Bryce Williams. Two players rarely in the rotation (Kouma, Flavors). Another just recently removed from the doghouse (Boone). A freshman playing poorly (Walker). A senior playing worse (Williams).