Friday , Nov , 03 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Former Oklahoma State coach Sutton released from hospital

Stillwater, OK (Sports Network) – Former Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach
Eddie Sutton was taken by ambulance to a hospital emergency room Friday
morning and was released around 1:30 p.m. (ct).

Sutton, who announced his retirement in May after injuries sustained in an
alcohol-related car accident, apparently did not have alcohol involved in the
latest incident. According to the school, an emergency room physician stated
that Sutton suffered a possible reaction to new medication prescribed by his

According to the Oklahoman, Sutton was found slumped over his steering wheel
about 9:30 a.m. at a gas and convenience store in Stillwater and was then
rushed to the hospital by ambulance. He underwent 3-4 hours of tests before
being released.

Sutton told the newspaper he was taking the new medication for neck pain.

A 36-year college coaching veteran, Sutton has 798 career wins.

Sutton’s son, Sean, is currently the head coach of the Cowboys.