Former Arizona coach Miller not sanctioned in NCAA case
Former Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller escaped sanctions when a report from the Independent Accountability Resolution Process largely accepted the program’s self-imposed penalties stemming from a NCAA rules violations case that dates back to 2017.
Schools increasingly giving disgraced coaches second chances
The questions came one after another the moment Xavier announced it was bringing back Sean Miller, its former and wildly successful basketball coach. The guy who had been fired by Arizona and left in his wake multiple NCAA violations. Athletic director Greg Christopher went on the defensive, calling the allegations “troubling."news.yahoo.com
Arizona men's basketball self-imposes 1-year postseason ban
Arizona coach Sean Miller reacts to a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Colorado, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won 88-74. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona men's basketball program has self-imposed a one-year postseason ban related to its long-running NCAA rules infractions case. “I understand and fully support the University’s decision to self-impose a one-year post season ban on our men’s basketball program," Miller said in a statement. ___AP College Basketball writer John Marshall contributed to this story. ___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Some new college hoop coaches turn to experienced transfers
Forbes has five Division I transfers joining the program, with three added since he took over in April. Hes hoping the older players provide some stability amid these uncertain times for college athletics highlighting the enhanced value of transfers for the coaches who changed jobs after last season and are trying to build new programs. It remains unclear how many transfers will get a waiver to play right away or must sit out a year. It's why ACC Network analyst and former Notre Dame player Jordan Cornette pointed to more than talent and fit with a transfer's value. Coaches are barred from in-person activities such as traveling to meet a recruit or bringing one in for an official visit.