Eddie coached our beloved Cowboys for 16 years and finished with a record of 368-151. He led Oklahoma State to the Tourney 13 of 16 times and that included 2 Final Four appearances in 1995 and 2004. He was named coach of the year twice and was the first coach in the history of college basketball to lead four different programs to the NCAA tournament. His 804 wins ranks him eighth all time. Truly a living legend. Congrats Coach.
The Associated Press: Knight, Sutton lead hoops Hall of Fame class
Eddie Sutton remembers growing up on a farm in western Kansas, back in the days before college basketball was televised. He would lie in bed and listen to the radio calls from far-flung places like Oklahoma State and Kansas, and dream of stepping on the court for them one day.
Eddie Sutton: A country song kind of basketball life - BradentonHerald.com
At 6 a.m. Friday, Eddie Sutton got word that Oklahoma State women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna had died in an airplane crash, and the familiar grief returned.