Gonzaga basketball head coach Mark Few was issued a quotation for driving below the affect on Monday evening, the Coeur d’Alene Police Division confirmed to Sports Illustrated.
Few was pulled over at round 8 p.m. native time simply north of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho after experiences of dashing and erratic driving, in keeping with police experiences.
The longtime Zags coach allegedly exhibited “a number of indicators of intoxication” and refused to finish discipline sobriety assessments earlier than blowing a blood alcohol stage of .119 and .120 on a breathalyzer.
Few launched a public assertion on the difficulty Tuesday evening.
“I imagine as a frontrunner and function mannequin, I’m anticipated to set solely the very best instance. The choices I made yesterday don’t exemplify this customary and for that, I sincerely apologize to you all. I acknowledge that working a motorcar after consuming any quantity of alcohol displays poor judgement.”
“Whatever the end result of the pending investigation, I’ll by no means enable such a lapse in judgement to happen once more. Please know that I’m dedicated to studying from this error and can work to earn again your belief in me.”
I deeply remorse disappointing any of the member of the group, the younger women and men who comprise my campus group, and the College as an entire. Particularly, I’m sorry for the harm that I’ve induced these most essential to me — my household, my gamers, and my program.”
“I’m exceedingly grateful to those that proceed to supply assist to me, particularly my spouse and kids. Thanks.”
Gonzaga coach Mark Few has launched a press release. pic.twitter.com/rBMlHbWj0D
— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) September 8, 2021
Few has been the top coach of Gonzaga for the previous 22 seasons. This previous season, he led the Bulldogs to their second Closing 4 within the final 5 years.