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Monday / September 23.
  • Book Richardson sentenced, says he has ‘no knowledge’ of Sean Miller paying players

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    NEW YORK — After becoming the first coach sentenced to prison time in the ongoing college basketball bribery scandal, Book Richardson addressed the question of whether UA head coach Sean Miller knew if players were being paid.

    Richardson was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation by U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos on Thursday. Richardson has a surrender date of July 18; he must also forfeit $20,000 he accepted in payments.

    Richardson, a UA assistant from 2009 until his 2017 arrest, was asked outside the courthouse if Miller knew whether players were being paid. 

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.