TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona freshman center Sidiki Johnson is no longer part of the Arizona program.
The news came not even 24 hours after UA coach Sean Miller said Johnson "remains suspended" after Arizona defeated Northern Arizona 53-39 on Saturday. On Sunday afternoon, Arizona officials released a statement saying Johnson "has left the program with the intention of transferring to another institution."
Where that will be is unknown, although the best guess would be somewhere closer to his native Bronx. Johnson stayed in the area after UA played in New York City two weeks ago and was promptly placed on indefinite suspension three days later.
The news comes as no shock, as the official announcement of his transfer seemed to be a matter of when, not if.
What does it all mean?
It means Sean Miller will have one more scholarship to give down the road to add to Arizonas top-ranked recruiting class for next year. Miller has already signed five players for next season.
It also means t...