Sutton Released as Men's Basketball Coach

Sutton Released as Men's Basketball Coach

TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts University Athletic Director Mike Carter announced today the release of Scott Sutton as the University's Head Men's Basketball Coach.

"We appreciate Scott's outstanding record, his loyalty and his long term service to the University," said Carter. "He will forever be a part of our great history. We love Scott and his family and wish him the very best."

Carter also named assistant coach, Rodney Perry as University's interim head coach. The search process is underway for a full-time replacement.

"We are grateful that we have such a quality young coach to assume the reins at this time," said Carter. "We are excited about the future of this program."

This coming season, ORU will return one of the leading scorers in The Summit League in senior Albert Owens of Cedar Hill, Texas. Also returning will be the League's Freshman of the Year in Emmanuel Nzekwesi of Trophy Club, Texas.

For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.

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