Days after bribery scandal breaks, Coach Sean Miller still silen - Tucson News Now

Days after bribery scandal breaks, Coach Sean Miller still silent

(Source: Tucson News Now) (Source: Tucson News Now)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

It has been two days and University of Arizona Men's Basketball head coach Sean Miller still has not spoken publicly about the arrest of his assistant "Book" Richardson on federal bribery charges. 

Tucson News Now headed back to campus to see about getting an interview with anyone, or to talk to the players on the basketball team to see if they had anything to say on the case or to fans.

All we heard was "No comment". 

The communications office was also quiet on Thursday, after requests were made for interviews with Coach Sean Miller or Athletic Director Dave Heeke. Tucson News Now sent a request to the Arizona Athletics Communications Director, Jeremy Sharpe, requesting the interviews. 

Their response: "We have yet to determine a time when Sean and/or Dave will visit with the media. Once that has been determined, we'll certainly make you all aware."

One Coach Miller did speak out Thursday, but that was Archie Miller, Sean Miller's younger brother.

He is now the head coach at Indiana University, but as many will remember Archie was on the sidelines here in Arizona with his brother from 2009-11. 

The Indiana basketball team held their media day, and addressed what is currently going on in college basketball.

"When it comes to Arizona obviously very proud for my family, and I have been able to talk to Sean only one time very briefly to add my support," Archie Miller said. "You know everyone is probably taking a step back everyone is a little bit reserved as you look at your own players and what not we have to remind them with great urgency to do things the right way."

MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • UA SportsMore>>

  • BREAKING

    Suns select Deandre Ayton as top overall pick

    Suns select Deandre Ayton as top overall pick

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:49:08 GMT

    The Phoenix Suns selected former University of Arizona star Deandre Ayton with the top overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

    The Phoenix Suns selected former University of Arizona star Deandre Ayton with the top overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

  • Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Ayton, Alkins and Trier set for NBA Draft

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:46:52 GMT

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

    Three Wildcat basketball players could be drafted in this year's NBA Draft with Ayton a candidate to go No. 1 overall. 

  • 'I know I'm going No. 1' - Deandre Ayton confident he'll soon be a Phoenix Sun

    'I know I'm going No. 1' - Deandre Ayton confident he'll soon be a Phoenix Sun

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-06 21:49:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:14:32 GMT
    NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

  • SportsMore>>

  • Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

    Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:37:36 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:59:23 GMT
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.
  • Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:15:02 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:53:42 GMT
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.
  • Draw puts pressure on FC Tucson Women

    Draw puts pressure on FC Tucson Women

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:03:48 GMT

    The FC Tucson Women can win their first division title since 2013 if they can get a win Sunday in San Diego.

    The FC Tucson Women can win their first division title since 2013 if they can get a win Sunday in San Diego.

Powered by Frankly