TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oral Roberts University administrators say there is no "faith test" for incoming recruits or a restriction on athletes with tattoos.
The response from the school on Wednesday followed stories about the firing of longtime men's basketball coach Scott Sutton earlier in the week that said the restrictions existed and made it difficult to coach and recruit at the school.
The athletic department says it evaluates recruits based on athletics, academics, social adeptness and spiritual life. There is a 40-point system, with 10 points offered in each category. The department says if one area is deficient and the others are strong, the school will still take a chance on a student, regardless of which category has the low score.