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Executive Would Be "Stunned" If This Major Coach Isn't Fired

Sean Miller encourages his team during a game.

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 10: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats gestures during the first half of the college basketball game against the USC Trojans at McKale Center on February 10, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)

Has Sean Miller coached his final game at the University of Arizona?

The No. 4-seeded Wildcats were blown out in Round 1 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Arizona fell to No. 13 seed Buffalo by more than 20 points.

Combine the NCAA Tournament disappointment with the allegations surrounding Miller and his program, and many are starting to wonder if a major change is coming.

One NBA executive reportedly said after the game that he would be "stunned" if Miller wasn't fired.

Yahoo! Sports' Pete Thamel has more on Miller's situation. It's not looking good for anyone.

From Yahoo:

Miller and the University of Arizona wake up on Friday morning to the most vexing of crossroads, one of the thorniest and most complex coaching decisions in the history of college basketball. Miller is one of the 20 best coaches in college basketball. He’s won 77 percent of his games at Arizona and reached the NCAA tournament in six consecutive seasons. He’s beloved in Tucson and still embraced by the community there.

But there are so many questions looming around Miller and Arizona that it’s difficult to imagine him as the head coach at the University of Arizona in 2018-19. The school stuck by him after an ESPN report on Feb. 25 claimed FBI wiretaps captured Miller discussing “paying $100,000 to ensure star freshman Deandre Ayton singed with the Wildcats,” citing “sources familiar with the government’s evidence.”

Few, if any, college basketball stories will be bigger than the Miller/Arizona one this offseason. It's going to be fascinating to follow.