Men's Basketball

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    Percy Miller
    Percy Miller

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    New Orleans, La.

    High School:
    Beverly Hills

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 170

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    08/19/1989

    BREAKDOWN: Percy Romeo Miller, 5-foot-11, 170-pound sophomore guard, is extremely quick and an unselfish point guard who plays exceptionally hard and sees the court well. Miller thrives on defense and is a three-point specialist.

    2008-09: Played in six games for USC in his freshman season. Played three minutes in the opener vs. UC Irvine and had a rebound. Scored a basket vs. Tennessee-Martin on Nov. 28. Went 1-for-2 from the free throw line and had a rebound at UCLA on Feb. 4.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Miller averaged 13.9 points and 5.6 assists his junior season at Beverly Hills High in Beverly Hills, Calif. to earn All-CIF honors. He played at the 2006 ABCD Camp as one of the top 200 high school basketball players. He averaged 8.6 points and 9.0 assists as a senior, but was limited to eight games and played limited minutes due to a strained hip flexor and bruised right knee. He ended up sitting out the remainder of the season to prepare for college. Led Beverly Hills High in one of their biggest in-state tournament victories by averaging 18 points and 8.9 assists. Was named an MVP at the Michael Jordan Camp and named the top Defensive Specialist. Won the Big Time three-point competition as a sophomore, defeating ASU's James Harden. Miller also helped lead his AAU team to two national titles.

    PERSONAL: Miller was born on Aug. 19, 1989 in New Orleans, La. He is the oldest of seven children from parents Percy, Sr. and Sonya Miller. His father is a very successful business entrepreneur and musician. His father also shares a passion for the game of basketball and signed contracts with the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors. Percy wears the No. 15 because that is the number his father wore in high school. Miller also believes in giving back to the community and is involved in a variety for charity endeavors and in 2008 along with his father received the key to the city in Memphis in recognition of their "Let the Kids Grow" educational program.