Westchester Country Day School
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6-9 / 210
2012 Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year, sharing honor with Preseason Freshman of the Year, Le'Bryan Nash of Oklahoma State ... First Baylor player to earn conference freshman of the year honors since 1995, when Brian Skinner was Southwest Conference Freshman of the Year ... Comprised Baylor's consensus top-20 recruiting class of 2011 with Westchester Country Day School teammate Deuce Bello ... Overall national recruiting rankings - No. 4 (Scout.com), No. 5 (247Sports.com), No. 6 (ESPN), No. 7 (Rivals.com), No. 7 (MaxPreps.com) ... Named Jordan Brand Classic All-American ... Suffered season-ending ACL injury as senior ... Fifth consensus top-50 recruit in last five seasons at Baylor, joining LaceDarius Dunn (2007), Anthony Jones (2008), Nolan Dennis (2009) and Perry Jones III (2010).
2011-2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
BIG 12 CO-FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR (COACHES)
BIG 12 FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR (SPORTING NEWS)
ALL-BIG 12, HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES)
BIG 12 ALL-ROOKIE (COACHES)
BIG 12 ALL-FRESHMAN (WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD)
Played in 37 games, making 35 starts ... Averaged 10.6 points and 4.9 rebounds in 24.4 minutes ... Named Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year by league coaches, sharing honors with Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year (Le'Bryan Nash of Oklahoma State) ... Became first Baylor player to earn conference freshman of the year honors since 1995 (Brian Skinner) ... Also named Big 12 Freshman of the Year by Sporting News ... Honorable mention All-Big 12 by league coaches ... Unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie choice by coaches and Big 12 All-Freshman pick by Waco Tribune-Herald ... Four 20-point games, three coming in Big 12 play ... Debuted in season-opening win Nov. 11 vs. Texas Southern, scoring 17 points ... Has led Baylor in scoring in each of first three games ... Scored then-career-high 20 points on 7-of-12 FG (5-of-6 FT) and added 6 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. San Diego State (Nov. 15) ... Scored 17 points, knocking down 11-of-12 from FT line, vs. UT Arlington (Nov. 23) ... Grabbed career-high 11 boards vs. UTSA, first of two double-doubles ... Had 21 points in 25 minutes in Jan. 14 home rout of Oklahoma State ... Scored career-high 29 points on 12-of-17 shooting in 31 minutes in Jan. 21 home loss to Missouri ... Had 9 points and career-high-tying 11 rebounds in 18 minutes at Texas A&M (Feb. 1) ... Chipped in second 20-point game against Missouri with 20 points and 7 rebounds in 30 minutes Feb. 11 ... Posted second double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) in Feb. 18 loss to Kansas State ... Had 13 points and 8 rebounds in Big 12 Championship semifinal win March 9 vs. Kansas ... Scored 10 points in 21 minutes vs. South Dakota State (March 15) ... Scored combined 17 points in Baylor's final three NCAA games.
Played as freshman in 2007-08 for Fairmont (N.C.) High School after transferring from North Chicago, Ill. ... Competed two years for Quality Education Academic in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he was prep teammate of former Baylor Bear Stargell Love ... Averaged 25.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.0 blocks as junior in 2009-10 and was selected to MaxPreps' 2010 Junior All-America third team ... Led Quality Education to 2010 National Christian School Athletic Association (NCSAA) title ... Transferred to Westchester Country Day School in High Point, N.C., prior to senior year ... Despite season-ending ACL injury, named NCISAA Class 2A all-state as Westchester won Class 2A boys state championship with 29-10 record ... Named Jordan Brand Classic All-American, but did not play ... Member of 2010 USA U18 National Team that compiled 5-0 record, captured 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship gold medal and qualified for 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship ... Averaged 14.0 points and team-high 9.2 rebounds in five games ... Hit game-winning 3-pointer in USA's 81-78 gold medal victory over Brazil, finishing with 11 points and 12 rebounds ... Member of 2011 adidas U.S. National Team.
Born Nov. 18, 1992, in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Ricky Miller and Aniesha Scott ... Mother is a nurse ... Favorite basketball announcer is Dick Vitale ... Double majoring in pre-business and pre-med ... First basketball memory is dunking in eighth grade ... Following basketball career, ambition is to become anesthesiologist.