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ESPN Accidentally Reports That Sean Miller Had Been Fired

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Sean Miller remains the head coach of Arizona's men's basketball program - for now, anyway.

Those watching ESPNU's telecast of the Arizona State-Oregon State game on Saturday night, though, got other news. Miller had been fired.

ESPN reported late on Saturday night that Miller had been ousted as Arizona's head coach. The broadcast cited a report from press row.

"We have breaking news from Arizona," said the play-by-play man. "Sean Miller has been relieved of his duties at the University of Arizona."


Miller will probably be fired soon. But he's not gone yet.

ESPN reported on Friday night that Miller had been heard discussing a $100K payment for a top recruit. That recruit is star Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton.

Miller has since denied the allegations. However, he did not coach in Saturday night's game at Oregon.

His firing seems like it's a matter of when, not if. Stay tuned.