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Sutton takes leave to enter treatment facility

Updated: February 16, 2006, 9:18 PM ET
Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. -- When Eddie Sutton became the basketball coach at Oklahoma State in 1990, he openly spoke of his struggle with alcoholism.

Sutton underwent treatment for alcoholism at the Betty Ford Center in 1987, while he was the coach at Kentucky, and while discussing the issue three years later, he said, "I've dealt with it."

Now he's going to deal with it again.

During a strange late-night press conference on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena, where ...

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