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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
By United Press International

Eddie Sutton's wife, Patsy, dies

STILLWATER, Okla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton's wife Patsy, who suffered a stroke in December, has died, the family said. She was 74.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 12, 2012.
By United Press International

Former OSU coach pleads not guilty

STILLWATER, Okla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Former Oklahoma State basketball Coach Sean Sutton pleaded not guilty Tuesday to four drug-related felonies.

COL BKB: Syracuse 85, Columbia 60

SYRACUSE, Fla., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Wes Johnson hit four 3-pointers and scored 26 points Friday in helping No. 9 Syracuse stay unbeaten with an 85-60 decision over Columbia.

Okla. St. introduces men's hoops coach

STILLWATER, Okla., April 17 (UPI) -- Oklahoma State introduced new men's basketball Coach Travis Ford at a Thursday news conference in Stillwater.

SanFran names Rex Walters basketball coach

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 (UPI) -- The University of San Francisco said Monday that former NBA guard and ex-Florida Atlantic Coach Rex Walters is its new basketball coach.

Sean Sutton out as Oklahoma State coach

STILLWATER, Okla., April 1 (UPI) -- Oklahoma State men's basketball coach Sean Sutton resigned Tuesday, ending a 17-season affiliation with the Cowboys' program.

COL BKB: Duke 87, N.C. State 86

RALEIGH, N.C., March 1 (UPI) -- Duke's Mike Krzyzewski got his 800th career victory Saturday when his sixth-ranked Blue Devils rallied to edge North Carolina State 87-86.
Rutgers' Stringer joins 800-win club

Rutgers' Stringer joins 800-win club

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Rutgers head women's coach C. Vivian Stringer is now a member of college basketball's 800-win club.

COL BKB: Oklahoma St. 59, Texas A&M 54

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Byron Eaton scored 17 points Saturday when Oklahoma State ended its 19-game road losing streak with a 59-54 win over 16th-ranked Texas A&M.

COL BKB: Saint Mary's 76, San Francisco 51

MORAGA, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Yusef Smith scored 15 points off the bench Friday and No. 23 Saint Mary's had no trouble in downing San Francisco 76-51.

Eddie Sutton gets win No. 800

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- University of San Francisco Coach Eddie Sutton is basking in the glow of his 800th career victory, an 85-82 decision Saturday at Pepperdine.

COL BKB: Saint Mary's 79, San Francisco 57

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Patrick Mills scored 14 of his game-high 24 points in the first half Saturday to key a 79-57 rout of San Francisco by No. 24 Saint Mary's.
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Eddie Sutton (born March 12, 1936) is an American former college head coach with 36 years of Division I basketball coaching experience at Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State (his alma mater), and the University of San Francisco. Sutton became the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA tournament, and he reached the Final Four with Arkansas in 1978 and Oklahoma State in 1995 and 2004. He is one of only eight major college men's basketball coaches to have over 800 career wins.

Eddie Sutton was born in Bucklin, Kansas. He played for Oklahoma State (known as Oklahoma A&M until his senior year of 1957–1958) under legendary coach Henry Iba. While at Oklahoma A&M Sutton became a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

In his college coaching career, Sutton was the head coach of Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State,and University of San Francisco. He has the rare distinction of having taken two schools (Arkansas and Oklahoma State) to the Final Four, and was the first coach to lead four schools to the NCAA tournament.

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