According to an ESPN report, Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretaps caught Miller discussing a $100,000 payment to ensure 7-foot-1 star Deandre Ayton would sign with Arizona.
Saturday's game was the second for Arizona without Allonzo Trier (failed drug test) and Ira Lee (concussion), and the first without Head Coach Sean Miller.
Miller and the university issued a joint statement announcing it would be in the "best interest of the school" for Romar to coach the game. "For now, my thoughts are with our team". The Wildcats lead the Pac-12 Conference this season.
Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton has been ruled eligible Saturday against OR despite allegations claiming he was paid to play for the Wildcats.
Miller has said he "will be vindicated", and a lawyer representing Ayton's family has said the allegation is false.
The family of star Arizona Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton says it is "outraged and disgusted" by an ESPN report implying Ayton received $100,000 in exchange to committing to UA. "This includes basketball and anything else", the statement said. But all is not lost for the Arizona men's basketball program if Miller is let go in disgrace.
Deandre Ayton led the Wildcats with 28 points and 18 rebounds with 17 and 11 in the first half.
Turns out someone at press row just said and they ran with it.
CBS Sports' request for comment from Arizona was not immediately returned.
"We dealt with this the way we dealt with it tonight and we'll move on and see what happens", Romar said.
It's worth noting that two of Romar's former players at Washington, Markelle Fultz and Dejounte Murray, were mentioned in Yahoo!'s report as among those who received money from the agent the FBI is investigating.
Miller's status is unknown going forward, and ESPN even erroneously reported that he had be fired at one point Saturday night. In late September, assistant coaches at four colleges were charged with crimes, including an assistant coach at Arizona, Emanuel Richardson.
The assistant is accused of accepting $20,000 in bribes, as well as paying prospects to sign with Arizona. The school fired Richardson on January 11.
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The medal is only the second for the United States in cross-country skiing in Olympic history and the first gold. For an athlete, being their country's designated flag bearer at the Closing Ceremony is a remarkable achievement.
Jones has said there is "officially ... about a 90 percent chance" the attack in Florida was a "deep state false flag operation". YouTube did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the conspiracy video, or its policy for similar situations.
TONIGHT: Our active weather pattern will come to an end for a little while tonight as this final batch of rain moves out. Evacuations grew elsewhere across the Midwest after heavy rains and snowmelt sent rivers and streams out of their banks.
However, they will visit Charlotte on Monday to pay their respects to the late reverend at the Graham Family Homeplace. Billy Graham , a source with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association confirmed to Channel 9.
Among the potential problems: repeated amendments that he had to make to a form detailing his contacts with foreign officials. A source familiar with the matter said earlier this week that the situation had caused tensions between Kushner and Kelly.
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Stay tuned for important updates! An already unsettled weather pattern is making things uncertain for the next 24 to 48 hours. Northwest of DFW, it will reach freezing, so a Winter Weather Advisory has been posted in the areas northwest of Fort Worth.
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His decision to call a news conference came after a new allegation of sexual harassment was made by an unidentified individual. Two-thirds of Australian voters wanted Joyce to resign, The Australian newspaper's Newspoll showed earlier this week.
Also, the Lakers coach chose to see how Ball and new addition Isaiah Thomas would play together for the first time this season. But, the team announced, the move comes with some caveats - a minutes restriction and a ban on back-to-back games for now.
However, United cannot afford to lose on Sunday as a defeat could most definitively drag them down to a scrap for fourth. Willian is likely to keep his place though after scoring and also hitting the woodwork twice against the Catalan giants.
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Russian Federation hadn't reached an Olympic final since Nagano in 1998, where they lost to the Czechs, only managing a silver. But inconsistency took its toll, especially against the Germans when Canada paid for a substandard first 40 minutes.
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He took him to the baseball clubhouse where the student gave "tremendous descriptions" of the shooter's clothing and location. It was the school Kingsburg high was paired to rehearse in New York City since last November.
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Israeli satellite imagery has confirmed the deployment of Russia's newest Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jets in war-torn Syria . The list of adversaries Russian Federation would need Su-57 fighters to combat is uncomfortably short.
Deenihan said Ortiz and his wife have six other children and hopes the arrest will bring "some level of closure" to the family. He was just an innocent kid whose trust and safety was betrayed by the one man he should never have to question.