Arizona Assistant Mark Phelps Suspended Amid NCAA Investigation

University of Arizona assistant men’s basketball coach Mark Phelps has been placed on administrative leave. His attorney Donald Maurice Jackson released the following statement via Facebook:

University of Arizona Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Phelps was placed on administrative leave on February 5,…

Posted by Donald Maurice Jackson on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

This is Phelps fourth season on Sean Miller’s staff. He had previously served as the head coach at Drake from 2008-13 (77-86), and also worked as an assistant at Marquette, Missouri, Arizona State, and NC State.

According to a report by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, the Phelps case involves “an online course involving a recruit who never wound up attending Arizona.”

More on this story as it continues to develop.

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