Former OSU player Victor Williams:
"I don't think it's fair. You could see late in the season they were playing much better. He just needed a little more time to leave his mark.”
Former OSU player Daniel Bobik, shooting guard on the 2004 Final Four team
: "I'm loyal to the Sutton family but I'm also loyal to the school. I feel bad for Sean. I really care about him. I feel bad it didn't work for both parties. It could have been a good fit for Sean and the school. I hope the program can bounce back from this.”
Former OSU regent Fred Harlin:
"I don't like to see anyone lose their job. But the program has to succeed at a national level. Sometimes decisions have to be made that aren't popular.
OSU athletic director Mike Holder:
"This is my job, to make tough decisions. I feel like it's in the best interest of our basketball program.”
OSU freshman Marshall Moses, while shooting in the gym with teammate Anthony Brown
: "We're here working out, we're in the weight room.