Miller Named a Finalist for USA Men's World University Games Team

Aug. 1, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK men's basketball senior guard Darius Miller was named one of 14 finalists for the 2011 USA Men's World University Games Team. The selections were made by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee.

The training camp continues with two practices each day at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 31 through Aug. 7, and the official 12-member roster will be announced prior to Aug. 8, when the team departs for China.

Miller has previous experience with USA Basketball as a member of the USA U19 team that won a gold medal, going 9-0 at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship in New Zealand.

Last season, the Maysville, Ky. native was named the 2011 SEC Tournament MVP averaging 13.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He averaged 10.9 ppg and 4.6 rpg on the season, helping lead the Wildcats to the 2011 Final Four.