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Sean Miller's recruiting efforts at Arizona are five-star

When Arizona hired Sean Miller as its basketball coach in May 2009, one of the narratives -- shaped as a concern -- was whether he could recruit the West Coast. It was a legit question. Miller grew up in Pittsburgh, played at Pitt, and spent his entire coaching career entrenched well east of the Mississippi River, including as head coach at Xavier in Cincinnati. When he met to discuss...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona works out extensions for Rodriguez, Miller, Byrne

The University of Arizona has agreed to contract extensions with football coach Rich Rodriguez, basketball coach Sean Miller and athletic director Greg Byrne, according to Arizona Board of Regents documents, and also seeks to set up a donor-based retention fund for all three men. The Regents agenda for a June 6 meeting shows UA seeks approval for contracts with its three highest...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

After Elite Eight loss, Arizona’s Sean Miller tweets message to fans

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson The number one seeded Arizona Wildcats were dumped out of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night, suffering a painful overtime loss to the Wisconsin Badgers in the Elite Eight round.  On Sunday after the game, head coach Sean Miller took to twitter to thank the fans, players, coaching staff and the Arizona administration for their support. I want to thank our...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Miller gives UA shot at Final Four

If his personal NCAA Tournament coaching trend continues this year, Sean Miller is taking the Arizona Wildcats to the Final Four. You can book it. In six previous trips to the NCAA Tournament as a head coach, Miller has never lost a game as the better seed. And this year … he has a No. 1-seeded team. So by that logic, Oklahoma State, San Diego State, Wisconsin — whatever team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

How does Arizona's RichRod-Miller combo stack up? Quite well

Arizona beats Arizona State! Collectively, that is. In a subjective ranking of Division I schools' coaches across the two major revenue sports. OK, so the excitement is diminishing quickly, but the point here is that there is plenty of reason for Arizona fans to break out the #BearDown year-round. In a ranking by Athlon Sports of the best football-basketball coaching combinations...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Miller was in disbelief after ASU knocked off Arizona

Arizona head coach Sean Miller had one of the better struggle faces of the year after Arizona State’s thrilling double OT victory over the No.2 Wildcats. Arizona still is likely in line for a No.1 seed in the tourney, but last night’s loss was still a blow for Miller and Arizona. [@_MarcusD_] The post Sean Miller was in disbelief after ASU knocked off Arizona appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller gets extension through 2017-18

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The University of Arizona's Board of Regents has approved a one-year contract extension for basketball coach Sean Miller through the 2017-18 season. Miller's current contract increases yearly to 2.6 million in 2016-17, but he requested that the fifth year be the same as the fourth. He earned 2.2 million last season, along with numerous academic and performance...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Pac-12 refs bribed

According to a report, Ed Rush, the Pac-12′s coordinator of officials, offered incentives to the conference’s referees if they targeted Arizona head coach Sean Miller during the Pac-12 conference tournament.

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Miller wants 'hungry, humble' Wildcats in Vegas

TUCSON, Ariz. For Arizona to win the national championship, it will need to win six consecutive games over three weekends. But first things first. And that's the Pac-12 Conference tournament. To be successful there, the Wildcats will need to win three intense games on three consecutive days -- an ideal tuneup for what's to come. "It's very difficult to do,"...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Miller's contract extension with UA finalized

The Arizona Board of Regents on Friday approved a contract extension for Arizona coach Sean Miller that runs through the 2017 season. Miller initially agreed to the extension in May 2011 after interviewing with Maryland for its vacant head coaching job. Terms of the contract have not been disclosed, but Miller's original deal paid him 2 million a year and ran through 2015. ...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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