BREAKING: Scott Sutton Released as Head Basketball Coach at Oral Roberts

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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 reigns 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.

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