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UA President backs Sean Miller as NCAA investigation continues

Posted: 7:35 PM, May 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-09 02:35:33Z
University of Arizona President Robert Robbins backs Sean Miller

TUCSON, Ariz. — On the day a jury in New York found aspiring agent Christian Dawkins guilty of conspiracy to commit bribery and bribery, University of Arizona President Robert Robbins gave his head basketball coach a vote of confidence.

Sean Miller was the subject of testimony in the federal bribery trial, but was never directly implicated.

"Sean's our coach and we look forward to continuing to participate and cooperate in all the investigations that are going on," Robert Robbins said in a TV interview. "But Sean's our coach."

Robbins was asked about his level of concern with an ongoing NCAA investigation and the possibility of sanctions against the basketball program.

"I have no idea," Robbins said. "That's up to the NCAA. We'll just cooperate with them and see what they have to say in the end."

Arizona has the top ranked recruiting class for 2019 according to 247 Sports.