STILLWATER, OK -- Oklahoma State basketball coach Sean
Sutton resigned under pressure today after just two seasons.
Athletic director Mike Holder says in a statement released by
OSU that after meeting with Sutton they agreed he should step down.
Sutton issued a statement saying he appreciates the opportunity
to have been the Cowboys' head coach and has loved his time at OSU.
Sutton played and served as an assistant coach under his father,
Eddie Sutton, before taking the top job.
OSU was 17-16 this season and 39-29 overall under Sean Sutton
and lost in the first round of the NIT each of the past three
Sutton has three years left on a five-year contract worth
$750,000 a year.
Holder says a national search will be conducted for Sutton's