Few’s breath smelled of alcohol and he had bloodshot eyes on the night he was arrested, though he initially told a police officer he had not been drinking, according to probable cause documents from police.
Under further questioning by the officer, Few eventually said he had two beers that day, with his last beer coming about four hours before he was pulled over.
Few provided breath samples at the scene that registered blood-alcohol concentrations of .119 and .120, which is above the legal limit of .08.
Gonzaga athletic director Chris Standiford said he continues to have full confidence in Few leading the program.
“I believe it is possible to both address the seriousness of an incident and the need for accountability, while extending support and compassion to one who both accepts responsibility and commits to resolve their failing,” Standiford said in a statement.
Few has coached Gonzaga for 22 seasons and has never generated much off-court controversy. He has taken the Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament every year except 2020, when the tournament was canceled because of the pandemic. Gonzaga lost to Baylor in the national title game earlier this year. Few is 630-125 at Gonzaga, and his .834 winning percentage is the best of any active coach.
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