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Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona HC Sean Miller wouldn't dive into details of the FBI probe that involves assistant Emmanuel Richardson but he's focused on making sure his guys mentally manage through this "distraction"

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7dEdward Aschoff

Arizona's Miller, USC's Enfield mum on scandal

Two weeks after the FBI announced a three-year probe focused on coaches being paid tens of thousands of dollars to steer some players toward sports agents, financial advisers and apparel companies, Sean Miller and Andy Enfield addressed the issue.


Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona HC Sean Miller defends grassroots basketball and coaches. Says it isn't right to generalize them even now with the FBI investigation


Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona coach Sean Miller chose to stand by a previous statement related to the arrest of assistant coach Book Richardson at Pac-12 media day. "As the investigation continues, it does so with my support," Miller said Thursday.

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7dKyle Bonagura

Pac-12 forms group to analyze hoops scandal

The Pac-12 is launching a task force to develop reform proposals in the wake of a federal bribery investigation that includes an assistant coach from USC.

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9dJeff Goodman and Darren Rovell

5 tied to FBI's basketball probe appear in court

Assistant coaches Emanuel Richardson, Tony Bland and Chuck Person, along with two others, were released on $100,000 bond in the FBI's probe into bribery in college basketball.

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9dJeff Borzello

FBI investigation sending shockwaves through 2018 recruits

Ramifications of the FBI's investigation into college basketball are being felt by a number of schools. Louisville has already lost two five-star recruits, and the Cardinals aren't the only ones.

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12dJeff Borzello

Arizona commit hires lawyer amid FBI probe

Five-star guard Jahvon Quinerly, recruited by the Arizona assistant arrested in the FBI investigation into college hoops last month, has hired a lawyer but has not been contacted yet by federal authorities.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star point guard Jahvon Quinerly said his family has hired a lawyer, but has not yet been contacted by federal authorities.

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Zona coach Miller breaks silence on FBI probe

Arizona'a Sean Miller had not previously commented on Emanuel Richardson's arrest or the FBI investigation. In a statement Tuesday, the coach said he was "devastated" to learn of the allegations.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Statement from Arizona Coach Sean Miller: "I was devastated to learn last week of the allegations made against Emanuel Richardson. I have expressed to both Dr. Robbins and our Athletic Director Dave Heeke that I fully support the University's efforts to fully investigate these allegations. As the head basketball coach at the University of Arizona, I recognize my responsibility is not only to establish a culture of success on the basketball court and in the classroom, but as important, to promote and reinforce a culture of compliance. To the best of my ability, I have worked to demonstrate this over the past 8 years and will continue to do so as we move forward."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona sophomore Rawle Alkins underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair a fractured bone in his right foot. He will miss 8-12 weeks, per the school.

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22dMike Fish

Feds' probe likely to make coaches, programs very uneasy

Some of college sports' most high-profile athletic administrators and basketball coaches -- and even players -- are likely to face pressure unlike anything they have ever encountered as a federal corruption and fraud case expands.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona's Book Richardson has been suspended and "relieved of all duties."

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III, a former Pittsburgh financial adviser, who was accused of swindling $2.35 million from five clients by the Securities and Exchange Commission, was the cooperating witness who helped the FBI in its investigation of the basketball coaches and other defendants, according to U.S. Department of Justice documents obtained by ESPN.

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23dMark Schlabach

NCAA coaches among 10 facing federal charges

Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball. Among those arrested and charged are four assistant coaches at Auburn, Arizona, Oklahoma State and USC.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Four assistant coaches named in alleged fraud and corruption scandal: Chuck Person (Auburn), Lamont Evans (Oklahoma State), Book Richardson (Arizona), Tony Bland (USC).

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 1 prospect R.J. Barrett begins a two-visit weekend today. He'll head to Arizona first, then up to Oregon on Saturday.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame's Mike Brey will be at Northfield Mount Hermon for ESPN 100 Nate Laszewski tonight. Arizona's Sean Miller in for Laszewski tomorrow.

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31dMyron Medcalf

Let them play: The rivalry games college basketball needs right now

Sure, there are rivalry games that happen every year because of conference alignment. But there are others -- pitting brothers or old rivals who've gone their separate ways or two fan bases that cannot stand each other -- that we should see right now.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.6101st
Rebounds Per Game36.7121st
Assists Per Game13.5169th
Points Allowed65.939th

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Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record54-32
Championship Seasons1997
Tournament Appearances33