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Sean Miller Stays At Arizona, Turns Down Maryland Basketball Job

After a day of speculation where it seemed that Sean Miller was heading to fill the Maryland basketball coaching vacancy left by Gary Williams' retirement, the Arizona basketball coach is staying at Arizona. Miller has agreed to a contract extension with Arizona, spurning Maryland in the process. 

The school has announced the news in a press release on its web site.

"Sean and I have had many positive conversations and have been working on a revised contract for some time," said Byrne. "I'm pleased to confirm that we have agreed to an amendment to Sean's contract that we hope will keep him in Tucson for many years to come."

A report by ESPN 980 indicated Miller had accepted the Maryland job, but that was shot down. Miller met with athletic director Kevin Anderson out in Las Vegas, and apparently was not swayed enough by the Terps' offer to take the job.