RIP Eddie Sutton

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RIP Eddie Sutton

Post by Zoltar » May 24th, 2020, 12:31 am

Win the dang day!

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Post by stlcatfan » May 24th, 2020, 7:56 am

RIP Coach Sutton.

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Pick 'Em

Post by tmcats » May 24th, 2020, 10:50 am

"Always have faith in God, yourself, and the Cowboys." Eddie Sutton

eddie walks out wearin' that nasty ass face. pokes come out second half and destroy the cats. eddie's look never changes. fabulous coach. rip sir!


In Sutton's 16 seasons at OSU:
NCAA appearances: 13
Sweet 16: Six
Elite 8: Three
Final Four: Two
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Post by hilltopwildcat » May 25th, 2020, 8:10 am

Cheater.

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Post by wazucat » May 25th, 2020, 8:28 am

Winner




Could have been our coach.

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Post by ToledoCat#3 » May 25th, 2020, 8:59 am

Winner. He learned from the best and he coached many good players. His lifelong demon was alcohol, I think, not BB opponents.

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Post by katlander » May 25th, 2020, 10:32 am

Dude looked rough. He would have made a good character actor. Met him once at the Holidome before a K-State game. We were in line at the seafood buffet. The team must have been staying at the hotel. Talked to him a while. Very nice. Easy going and down to earth.

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Post by tmcats » May 25th, 2020, 10:34 am

eddie learned his lessons about cheatin' at kentucky. he got in it with bob knight over recruiting tactics. and was soon after fired when a bag of cash was found. nothing approaching ku levels but this was back in the mid-80s. eddie always claimed he didn't know. knight felt differently. so did kentucky. it was frosty for some time between the two but they mended the relationship when knight took the txt job.
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UPI ARCHIVES MARCH 19, 1989
Eddie Sutton resigned under pressure as Kentucky basketball coach...
ByBRIAN MALLOY
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Eddie Sutton resigned under pressure as Kentucky basketball coach Sunday, still professing his innocence of alleged NCAA rules violations nearly a year after a package to a recruit burst open and revealed cash.

University President David Roselle indicated at a news conference Sunday night he was prepared to move to oust Sutton had he not quit.
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Post by Hypeman » May 25th, 2020, 2:11 pm

Didn’t he cheat his way to the top? Sorry, can’t celebrate that.

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Post by ToledoCat#3 » May 25th, 2020, 3:40 pm

No, he did not cheat his way to the top. He was a good man with a weakness for Demon Barleycorn that he fought during his long and productive life as a coach and mentor of young men.
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