A true point guard who is on pace to crush the Kansas career assists record... Has started all but one game (senior day his freshman year) in his career, serving as the floor general for a team which has been to two Final Fours and an Elite Eight in his three seasons at the point... Looks to pass first and shoot second... An excellent ball handler... Likes to push the ball but can effectively operate in the halfcourt... One of KU's best perimeter defenders, Miles has been in the top two in the Big 12 in steals the last two seasons... Can score when called upon by hitting the open jumper or driving to the rack... The team's best free throw shooter.
Junior Season (2003-04)
Named third team All-Big 12... A Big 12 All-Defense team member... Earned Academic All-Big 12... One of four players to receive the James Naismith Captain Award...The recipient of the first Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award... Dished 242 assists to win the Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award for the third-straight year... His 242 dimes rank as the fifth-best total on KU's single season assist chart... His 7.3 assists per game ranked first in the Big 12 and third in the nation, as well as second all-time at KU... Miles improved his career total to 738 assists, which ranks second only to Jacque Vaughn on the all-time KU career list... Started all 33 games at point guard... Ranked fourth on the team with 9.1 points and fifth on the squad with 3.8 boards per game... Registered 17 double-figure scoring games and led the team in scoring twice... Had seven games with 10 assists or more and led KU in the category in 30 games... Posted five double-doubles... First on the team and second in the conference with a total of 63 steals... Played 33.8 minutes per game which was tops on the team... Second in the league with a 2.72 assist to turnover ratio... Kicked off the season with an impressive 12 point, eight assist, four steal effort versus UT Chattanooga on Nov. 21... Posted his season-high 17 points in the second game of the season versus Michigan State on Nov. 25... Scored 16 points to go with a career-high nine boards and four assists versus Oregon in the Feist Shootout on Dec. 13... Just missed a triple-double when he had 11 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds at Texas A&M on Jan. 17... Barely missed a triple-double the next game versus Richmond with 10 points, nine assists and eight boards on Jan. 22... Tallied an impressive 13 points and dished 12 dimes at Kansas State on Jan. 28... Scored 11 points and passed out 11 assists versus Iowa State on Feb. 21... Got his fourth double-double with 10 points and 10 assists versus Oklahoma on Feb. 29... Pumped in 15 points to go with eight assists and five rebounds in the regular season finale at Missouri on March 7... Collected his fifth double-double with 13 points and 10 assists versus UAB on March 26... Ended the season with 11 points, and eight assists in a career-high 43 minutes in the overtime loss to Georgia Tech on March 28 in the NCAA Tournament.
Sophomore Season (2002-03)
Named honorable mention All-Big 12... Earned two awards -- the Dutch Lonborg Free Throw Percentage Award and the Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award at the team's annual postseason awards ceremony... Started all 38 games, averaging 30.8 minutes per contest... Scored a career-high 8.9 points to go with 3.3 rebounds per game... Led the team, ranked second in the Big 12 and 11th in the nation with 6.4 assists per game... Shot a team-best 75.0 percent from the line... Hit 24 three-point field goals... Led the team and the Big 12 while ranking 17th in the country with 2.4 steals per game... His 91 total steals tie for the second-most in a single season in KU history with Darnell Valentine's 1979 effort... His 244 total assists check-in fourth on the Kansas single-season assists list... Scored in double figures 17 times while leading the team in assists on 29 occasions... Posted a career-high 20 points and tied a career-best with seven rebounds against Central Missouri State on Dec. 4, while also dishing out seven assists in that game... Had 15 points and eight assists at Tulsa on Dec. 11... Dropped a season-high 13 dimes to go with eight points and four boards against Emporia State on Dec. 14... Registered his first double-double of the year -- 16 points and 11 assists -- versus California on Dec. 28... Racked up 14 points, 10 assists and six rebounds at Nebraska on Feb. 1... Set a school record with nine steals against Iowa State on Feb. 16, as he narrowly missed the first official triple-double in school history (14 points, nine assists, nine steals)... Tallied 10 points and 10 assists against Texas A&M on Feb. 26... Poured in 18 points to go with five rebounds and four assists against Marquette on April 5 in the NCAA National Semifinals.
Freshman Season (2001-02)
Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team... Earned the Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award at the team's annual postseason banquet... Started 36 of KU's 37 games, averaging 7.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and a team-high 6.8 assists per game... His 252 assists shattered the previous freshman record of 181, set in 1994 by Jacque Vaughn... In fact, Miles' 252 dimes rank second on the Jayhawks' single-season list, trailing only Cedric Hunter's 1986 effort of 278 assists... His 6.8 assists per game average ranked second in the Big 12 and fourth in KU history... Tallied 60 steals on the year -- good for second on the team and second-most by any Jayhawk freshman... Dished out 119 assists to just 31 turnovers in Big 12 games... Poured in a then-career-high 16 points on 5-for-8 shooting at Princeton on Dec. 12... Recorded the first double-digit assist game of his career against Nebraska on Jan. 9, as he dished out 12 assists versus the Cornhuskers... Recorded his first career double-double at Texas on Feb. 11, with 10 points and 13 assists against the Longhorns... Opened his first career Big 12 Tournament with eight points, two boards and 11 assists against Colorado on March 8... Came back the next day to tally 15 points and a career-high 15 assists against Texas Tech on March 9 -- breaking his own KU freshman record, checking-in as the most assists by any player under Roy Williams and ranking as the third-most assists in a single-game in school history... Had 13 points, five assists and a career-high seven rebounds against No. 13 Illinois on March 22... Finished the season with a double-double -- 12 points and 10 assists -- in the loss to eventual national champion Maryland on March 30.
Jefferson High School (2001)... Coached by Marshall Haskins... Named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Oregon as a senior... Earned the prestigious Morgan Wooten Award for the national player of the year with regards to academics and athletics... A McDonald's High School All-American... A Parade All-American as a senior... Named the Portland Oregonian's class 4A Player of the Year... Voted a class 4A All-State selection by the state's coaches... Posted averages of 20 points, eight assists, six rebounds and four steals per game as a senior... Set a new record with 27 steals in four games in the class 4A state tournament before being ousted in the semifinals... Scored 13 points per game to go with four rebounds and seven assists per contest as a junior while leading the Democrats to a 28-0 record and the state title... Carried a 3.7 grade point average and was the Jefferson student body vice president... Listed as the No. 4 prep point guard prospect in the country and the 11th-best prep senior overall by ESPN.com.
Off The Court
Has a reputation for being the team prank artist... Joins teammate Michael Lee in becoming the first players from Oregon to suit up for the Jayhawks... Convinced by teammates to suit up for Jefferson High's football team as a senior, Miles earned the starting quarterback job and led the Democrats to a league championship with fellow KU teammate Lee (a standout tight end) as his favorite target... Chose Kansas over a host of schools including UCLA and Arizona... Follows in the footsteps of other notable Oregon point guards Damon Stoudamire and Terrell Brandon... Other notable KU players to wear No. 11 include Jacque Vaughn, Mark Turgeon and Otto Schnellbacher.
2004: Third Team All-Big 12... Big 12 All-Defense Team... Academic All-Big 12... Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award... Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award... James Naismith Captain Award. 2003: Honorable mention All-Big 12... Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award... Dutch Lonborg Free Throw Percentage Award. 2002: Big 12 All-Freshman Team... Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award.