Josiah Turner, a heavily recruited point guard whose freshman season has been interrupted by two suspensions, will not play again this season for the Arizona Wildcats.
Arizona will host Bucknell on Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Turner's second suspension, for undisclosed reasons, was announced two days before the Wildcats began play in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament. Despite his absence, the Wildcats advanced to the tournament final before losing by two points to Colorado, costing them a return trip to the NCAA Tournament.
''Josiah is done for the season," coach Sean Miller said Monday at a news conference. "It doesn't matter if we play one game or whatever it would take from this point on."
Miller declined to elaborate whether Turner would be welcomed back to the program next season, saying he would meet with the player after the season concluded to discuss his future.
"I wont elaborate beyond that just because when our season ends ...