Miller, who was reportedly caught on an Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretap discussing giving a recruit $100,000, could lose his job if the report is true but terminating his contract could cost the University of Arizona a whole lot of money.
Earlier in the week, the NCAA ruled Arizona guard Allonzo Trier ineligible to play, saying that banned drug Ostarine was found in his system.
Oh and DICK you are quoting a guy that got caught taking money from AN AGENT his senior year that forced Arizona to vacate the wins from my freshman year.
Miller and the school issued dual statements, Miller saying he believes it is in the best interest of the team sit out and is confident he will be vindicated.
Former Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar, who joined Miller's staff as an associate head coach after being fired at UW, will step into the head role for Saturday's game at Oregon.
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In a tweet on Tuesday night, Mr Trump indicated he wants to strengthen the background check system, but offered no specifics. A Justice Department spokesman later said: "We look forward to the results of that process as soon as it is duly completed".
Emmert noted no NCAA process has been initiated into Arizona.
Arizona's administration came out in strong support for Miller after the scandal broke back in September with both athletic director Dave Heeke and president Robert C. Robbins both giving the program and Miller their full backing. The 7-foot-1, 252-pounder is averaging 19.6 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game, and is leading the Wildcats to a 22-6 record. When he chose the Wildcats, his 247 Sports Crystal Ball predicted overwhelmingly for Kansas. The FBI alleges Richardson took $20,000 in bribes from an undercover agent and help facilitate, illegally, recruitments of coveted, high-profile prospects.
Miller had previously denied any knowledge of Richardson's alleged bribery to bring players to the team. Richardson was officially fired by Arizona on January 11.