Mark Payne, Eddie Miller and Dominic Calegari continue to thrive as professional athletes in their respective countries
Eddie Miller scores 17 points to lead UC Davis on Thursday night at Honda Center
Aggies make first appearance in conference tourney since 2010 and enter as No. 8 seed
Aggies fall 90-43 and will now ready for Big West Tournament on Thursday in Anaheim
Aggies look to gain momentum heading into Big West Tournament next week
2010-11: Started all 30 games, finishing 3rd on the team in scoring (12.5), 4th in rebounding (4.5) and 2nd in total steals (32)... Was .476 from the field, ranking 8th in the Big West... Ended season on a tear, averaging 23.8 ppg over last 4 games of the year, highlighting his initial Aggie season with career-high 35 points at UC Riverside (2/26) during that run... Hit 13 of 21 FG, including 5 treys... Had set previous career-best 2 nights earlier with 26 points on 11-of-21 shooting at UC Irvine... Scored at least 20 points 7 times... Went for double-figures in 7 straight games midseason, averaging 15.1 ppg... Tallied 5 assistss vs. UC Irvine (1/29) including length-of-the-court pass to Mark Payne with 2 ticks left in 2nd OT resulting in winning points... Twice had 4 steals and 3 times grabbed 8 boards... Was 7 for 8 from the FT line at Seattle (2/15).
2009-10: Did not compete due to NCAA transfer rules.
2008-09: Appeared in 7 games as a sophomore at Cal...Averaged 2.4 points and 0.4 rebounds...Scored season-high 8 points against Dartmouth (12/27)...Tallied 6 points against Texas-Pan American (11/20)...Of his 17 total points, 12 came from beyond the arc...Shot 4-for-5 from three-point range and 6-for-8 from the field...Finished season with 2 blocks and 2 assists.
2007-08: Appeared in 8 games as a freshman at Cal...Saw a total of 26 minutes of action...Lone bucket came against San Diego State (11/24)...Had a block in first four games he appeared in and finished with 4 blocks...Grabbed 2 rebounds in first collegiate game against Southern Miss (11/14).
ANTIOCH HS '07: Named Bay Valley Athletic League most valuable player as a senior...Received first-team All-BVAL honors as a junior and senior...Averaged a double-double final two seasons...All-BVAL honorable mention as a sophomore...Also a member of track & field team...Four-time Scholar-Athlete who graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Born in Pittsburg, Calif...Majoring in communication...Son of Sheila and Ed Miller...Father has been associate head coach of Cal's Track & Field program for over 25 years and was the 1976 NCAA decathlon national champion...Lists his mother as his non-sports hero.
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Kudos to Aggies;
I'm lovin' my new home