Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

College Basketball Notes: Indiana Hires Miller as Coach

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

College Basketball Notes: Indiana Hires Miller as Coach

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Fred Glass wanted to hire a proven winner for Indiana's next coach. The athletic director didn't have to wait long or travel far to find what he was looking for.

On Saturday, less than 24 hours after UCLA coach Steve Alford pulled his name out of the sweepstakes, Glass announced he had hired Archie Miller from Dayton. Miller replaces Tom Crean, who was fired March 16 after missing the NCAA Tournament five times in nine seasons.

Miller will be introduced at a Monday afternoon press conference.

The 38-year-old Miller comes from a basketball family and put together a solid track record in six seasons with the Flyers earning a school-record four straight NCAA Tourney bids, winning 24 games in each of those seasons and claiming the last two Atlantic 10 regular-season titles.

"IU is one of the greatest basketball programs and academic institutions in the country and I cannot wait to get started," Miller said. …

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