Eddie Sutton Earns 799th Career Win As Dons Down Portland


Sunday, January 20th 2008, 10:22 pm
By: News On 6


It took five games, but former OSU coach Eddie Sutton finally got win No. 799.  Dior Lowhorn had 19 points and seven rebounds in San Francisco's 60-58 win over Portland Saturday night.

Manny Quezada had 17 points and Myron Strong had 13 for San Francisco (5-12, 1-1 West Coast Conference), which won for the first time since December 7th.

The Dons lost their first four games under Sutton, who took over as interim coach in late December.

Sutton's 37-year career has included stints at Arkansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma State.

The 71-year-old has been to 26 NCAA tournaments as a coach. He led Arkansas to the Final Four in 1978 and Oklahoma State in 1995 and 2004. Sutton retired as coach at Oklahoma State in 2006 following a drunken driving accident.