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Joey Miller
Joey Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Marcos, Texas

High School:
Charleston (Ill.)

Last College:
Eastern Illinois

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175

Position:
Guard


11/15/2013

Men's Basketball Hosts Eastern Illinois on Saturday

UIC owns a 17-15 series advantage versus the Panthers

11/02/2013

Men's Basketball Defeats Univ. of Chicago in Exhibition Game, 79-57

Junior Marc Brown led all scorers with 14 points

02/19/2013

Game #27: Flames Wrap Up Road Trip at Milwaukee Wednesday

UIC will look to secure regular season sweep over Panthers

02/16/2013

Second Half Comeback Falls Short at Loyola, 69-60

Loyola led by 13 points at halftime

02/09/2013

Game #25: Flames Continue Road Swing at Youngstown State Sunday

Flames will look to collect second Horizon League road win

Joey Miller's UIC Stats

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2013-14: Played in seven games for the Flames during his junior season ... was granted a release from UIC in December of 2013.

2012-13: Played in 33 games and started four contests ... Averaged 3.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game in an average of 14.1 minutes per contest ... Collected four double-digit scoring outputs ... In first-career game at UIC, scored 14 points on four three-point field goals against UC-Riverside (11/11/12) ... Scored a season-high 15 points at Western Illinois (12/18/12) ... Chipped in 12 points on five field goals in UIC's 60-50 win over Milwaukee (1/23/13) ... Scored 11 points at Miami (Ohio) (12/22/12) ... Started at Detroit (1/19/13), at Wright State (1/26/13), and against Green Bay (1/31/13) and Cleveland State (2/2/13) ... One-of-six UIC players to score 100 or more (130) points on the season.

Noteworthy: Played his first season of college basketball at Eastern Illinois before transferring to UIC ... Was granted immediate eligibility with the Flames after being granted a hardship waiver from the NCAA.

2011-12 (Freshman at Eastern Illinois): Played in all 29 games, making 24 starts ... Named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week three times (11/28/11, 12/9/12 and 2/13/12) ... Ranked second the team in scoring at 10.4 points per game (301) ... Scored in double figures in 15 games with a 28-point night at UT Martin and 24 points night at SIU-Edwardsville ... Shot 33.5 percent from the floor and 30.6 percent from 3-point range, making 38-of-124 ... Was 10th in the OVC in assists (83) and eighth in free throw percentage (.820; 91-of-111) ... Made 10-of-10 free throws in win over Maine ... 28 points at UT-Martin set EIU freshman single game scoring record.

Prep: Three-year letterwinner at Charleston High School ... All-state honoree as a senior, and a two-time all-conference and all-region recipient ... Served as team captain and was named Charleston's Most Valuable Player as both a junior and senior.

Personal: Born December 28, 1992 in San Marcos, Texas ... Son of Kelly and Mike Miller ... Father, Mike, is a current Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at UC-Riverside, and the former head coach at Eastern Illinois ... Brother, Mike, played baseball at EIU, and is currently a pitcher for the Traverse City Beach Bums, an independent Minor League (Frontier League) team in Michigan.

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