Book Richardson released from prison

Served 90-days after bribery plea

Book Richardson released from prison
Book Richardson

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Former University of Arizona men’s assistant basketball coach Book Richardson is out of prison.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed that Richardson was released on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from a minimum security unit in southern New York.

Richardson started his 90-day sentence there in July.

He pleaded guilty to accepting $20,000 in bribes to steer top players toward a sports agent.

Richardson accepted a plea deal in January to avoid a trial.

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