33 - Ray Miller
Ray Miller
Height: 6-8
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Previous College: Iowa Western
Position: F
Experience: 1V

Ray Miller finished the 2008-09 season in the starting lineup...he made 12 starts overall and appeared in all 32 games, averaging4.8 points and 3.6 rebounds... was second on the team with 27blocked shots... led the team with a 63 percent field goalpercentage... twice had a season-high 12 points... had a high of 8rebounds... switches from jersey No. 43 last year to No. 33 thisseason.

IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Didn't miss a game (67appearances) in his two-year career with the Reivers of IowaWestern in Council Bluffs... in 2007-08 he averaged 9.9 points and6.1 rebounds for a 28-5 team...shot 58 percent from the floor... in2006-07 he averaged 4.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 34 games... shot50 percent from the floor... averaged 0.7 blocks.

HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hoover High in Des Moines in2006... his team won the Iowa Class 4A state championship with a26-0 record... selected first-team all-state and made the stateall-tournament team... averaged 12.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5blocks for Coach Charles Zanders.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 30, 1988, in Des Moines, Iowa... parentsare Raymond and Mandy Miller of Des Moines... one of eight children(Rayvon, Raylon, Capray, Charae, Markisha, Lakisha and Rayshawn)...communications major whose goal is to become a sports agent or ownhis own business... most memorable sports thrill was playingagainst Kevin Love in the Memorial Day Classic in New Orleans in2006... credits Coach Zanders for most influence on his career:"Because he had the most faith in me and if he hadn't pushed me, Iwouldn't be the player I am today."