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Former Players and Coaches Alike Pay Respects To Coach Sutton

For 11 seasons as head coach of the Razorback men’s basketball program, Eddie Sutton was able to build strong relationships with his players on/off the court and after their playing days were over. After receiving the news of the passing of Sutton, former players, coaches and media took to twitter to pay their respects to Coach over the past day.

Sutton achieved many milestones throughout his career. One of the greatest accomplishments was building the Razorback Men’s Basketball program from dust of the Barnhill Arena floor. During his 11 seasons in Fayetteville, Sutton was able to make the Hogs respectable on a national level:

-Won 240 games, 139 in Southwest Conference

-5x SWC regular season champion

-3x SWC Tournament champion

-4x SWC Coach of the Year

-1978 AP College Coach of the Year

-9 NCAA Tournament appearances Including the 1978 Final Four

He is an icon. A legend in the state of Arkansas.