The Pac-12 Fines A Coach $25,000 And It’s Not Lane Kiffin

The conference announced tonight it fined Arizona coach Sean Miller $25,000 for two incidents after the Wildcats lost to UCLA. Miller “confronted a game official on the floor” and “acted inappropriately toward a staff member in the hallway of the arena.”

This is the first time I can remember the Pac-12 fining a coach other than Lane Kiffin.

Full statement after the jump:

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that it has reprimanded and fined University of Arizona men’s head basketball coach Sean Miller $25,000 for two post game incidents.

The two incidents occurred after Arizona’s loss to UCLA in the Pac-12 Tournament on Friday, March 15th.  Immediately following the game, Coach Miller confronted a game official on the floor, and then acted inappropriately toward a staff member in the hallway of the arena.
“The Conference has a formal system of evaluation and feedback in place for coaches to express concern about officiating,” said Pac-12 Commissioner, Larry Scott.  “Coaches play a significant role in the overall officiating program and are expected to address concerns through the structure provided,” he added.  “Threatening, intimidating and unprofessional conduct will not be tolerated.”
Pac-12 officials are graded on game performance.  Future assignments are based on this grading structure as well as coach feedback.  The Pac-12 previously warned Coach Miller about inappropriate, post game conduct toward officials.
“Even in tense and trying moments following a game, we expect Pac-12 coaches to conduct themselves in a professional manner,” said Commissioner Scott. “Our coaches represent their teams, their universities and our conference.  We expect them to set an example for our student athletes and to meet the highest standard of sportsmanship and behavior on and off the court.”
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  • ThaiMex

    Miller is a horse’s A$$….perfect guy to be the next head coach at SCUm (he’s a lying, tantrum throwing, OVER RATED, jerk…..Sounds a lot like Goat Boy doesn’t he?)

    fit on

    • TrojanFan

      Boring, lame, wrong blog, get a life

      You are waaaay out of control, how many different handles do you need to do your dirty work….please get the head check out, sooner than later!

    • http://twitter.com/FatBooster Joe Blow

      Boring

    • Independent_George

      Ya, kinda lame, You can troll better.

  • TrojanFan

    Hey wolfman, you just had to throw in the Kiffin reference, you’re beyond amazing. Every time the Daily rag pays you don’t you feel guilty?

  • http://www.facebook.com/yo.duh.31 Yo Duh

    a final week-ending humiliating kick to Kiff’s crotch, hmmm?

    a bullls-eye, i sense!

    herh herh herh!

    • TrojanFamily

      Chuckles, you seem awfully obsessed with Kiffin’s crotch.

  • gotroy22

    It was a terrible call that gave fucla the game but Sean Miller knows better than to show up the Commissioner.

    • ThaiMex

      Very “QUEER” how U Stupid Clowns can blame Clock Operators, Referees, and guys mowing the lawn when you lose, and then also blame referees when U-C-L-A wins against anyone. Jealously, I suppose is the real reason…but i don’t want to downplay the whole “QUEER” thing.
      fit on women punchers, and gropers!

      • TrojanFamily

        Homophobic troll

      • TrojanFan

        Hey bucket, I always thought jealously is what motivates you to be a d!ck, post after post

  • Cheap seats

    Didn’t Wolf get fined for exposing himself?

    I think Bucket picked up the tab.

    • TrojanFan

      Word on the street, bucket also paid the wolfman to expose himself so he could sneak a peek….ouch!