Wildcats' Miller supports Xavier after brawl

2011-12-12T11:37:00Z 2011-12-12T16:15:24Z Wildcats' Miller supports Xavier after brawlBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star

Criminal charges are possible in the aftermath of the Xavier-Cincinnati brawl, after which Sean Miller supported his former team.

"If Cincinnati tries to do what they did (Saturday) they're going to get a fight," Miller said after UA beat Clemson on Saturday. "So I'm proud of those guys."

Miller went on to say he hopes Xavier wins the rest of their games -- except that he wouldn't comment when it faces Dayton and Miller's brother, Archie.

"They have a chance to win it all," Miller said. "It's just such a great story. I'm really proud of those guys and I watch them any time that I can. No one's going to bully those guys."


Arizona is still getting only a handful of votes in the AP Top 25 poll, and none in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll.

Whether a win Saturday against Gonzaga would put them back in is uncertain: The Zags dropped out of both polls today after losing to Michigan State on Saturday.


The Republic's Paul Coro profiled Nick Johnson, presumably before he went back to covering the Suns.


WSU's Brock Motum was named the Pac-12's Player of the Week.


And, in case you missed it, Fendi Onobun is on to his fourth NFL team -- the Bills...

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