Sean Miller Denies Paying Recruits, Will Return as Arizona Basketball Coach

Arizona coach Sean Miller denied a report tying him to an alleged FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton.

In a press conference on Thursday, Miller insisted that he never discussed paying any recruit, adding, “Any reporting to the contrary is inaccurate, false and defamatory.”

Miller also said that he will immediately return to the sidelines as head coach.

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