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NAU coach Murphy couldn't pass chance for return to Arizona

Jun. 7, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

Jack Murphy fulfilled a dream when he was named Northern Arizona's coach in 2012. He led the Lumberjacks through some ups and downs, was excited about the upcoming season. Then his phone rang. On the other line was Arizona coach Sean Miller. The two Grand Canyon State coaches have known each other for years, so...

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence

Jun. 6, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Before hearing his sentence in federal court in Manhattan, Emanuel "Book" Richardson apologized...

Northern Arizona's Murphy leaving for Arizona

Jun. 2, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. "It's very exciting to welcome back Jack Murphy and his family to the University of Arizona," Arizona coach Sean Miller said in a statement Sunday. "Jack combines invaluable head...