University of Miami Athletics
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Rodney Miller Jr.

position

Center

Height

7-0

Weight

250 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Laurelton, N.Y.

High School

Oak Hill Academy (Va.)

As a Redshirt Junior (2019-20): All-ACC Academic Team
Played in 30 of 31 games, missing one due to injury, and earned 28 starts … Averaged 7.2 points and 5.5 rebounds, second on the team, over 24.1 minutes per game, while shooting a team-high 57.5 percent from the floor … Tied for No. 15 in ACC-only offensive rebounding (2.0) and tied for No. 20 in ACC-only total rebounding (6.0) … Registered the fifth-best single-season ACC-only field goal percentage (56.9) in program history … Recorded two of the four-best single-game field goal marks (5-of-6) and tied for the second-most steals (four) in a game by a Hurricane … Scored in double figures 10 times and grabbed seven-plus boards 11 times, including 10-plus twice with a high of 13, the second-most by a Hurricane all season … Blocked multiple shots five times and played 30-plus minutes in eight outings … Led Miami in scoring twice and in rebounding eight times … Grabbed nine boards against fifth-ranked Louisville (11/5) in the season opener in his first collegiate start … Totaled 12 points, his first double-digit performance, on 5-of-6 shooting in 32 minutes against Florida Atlantic (11/8) … Notched eight points and eight boards versus Missouri State (11/21) in the Charleston Classic … Scored 10 points against UConn (11/24), also in the Charleston Classic … In a return to New York, posted 11 points and nine rebounds versus Temple (12/17) at the Barclays Center … Scored a career-high 16 points at NC State (1/15), shooting 6-of-8 from the floor and 4-of-5 at the line, while adding seven boards … Logged his first-career double-double with 13 points and a career-best 13 rebounds at eighth-ranked Duke (1/21) … Notched 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting at North Carolina (1/25) … Posted 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting, adding eight rebounds, against Virginia Tech (1/28) … Recorded a fourth consecutive double-digit scoring total with a career-high-tying 16 points at Pittsburgh (2/2), finishing 6-of-9 from the floor and 4-of-4 at the stripe in 33 minutes … Did not play at eighth-ranked Florida State (2/8) due to a left ankle injury sustained against NC State (2/5) … Scored 11 points, made all four of his field goals and grabbed seven boards against Boston College (2/12) … Compiled eight points and 10 rebounds against Wake Forest (2/15) … Put up 10 points in a career-high 35 minutes in the triple-overtime win at Virginia Tech (2/19), his seventh double-digit scoring total in a 10-outing stretch during which he averaged 10.7 points per game.

As a Junior (2018-19): Redshirted and did not compete.

As a Sophomore (2017-18): Played in 15 games off bench, including seven in ACC play … Averaged 1.1 points and 0.5 rebounds per game … Scored four points in five minutes of action against Navy (11/12) … Played season-high six minutes against Middle Tennessee (12/25) … Scored two points and matched career high with three rebounds at Virginia Tech (2/3) … Recorded three points in five minutes of action in ACC tournament against North Carolina (3/8).

As a Freshman (2016-17): Played 15 games … Averaged 0.9 points, 0.6 rebounds, 0.1 blocks in 3.8 minutes per game … Totaled 14 points, nine rebounds and one block in 57 minutes … Hit 45.5 percent (5-of-11) from the field, and 44.4 percent (4-of-9) at the line … Season highs: 5 points vs. Western Carolina (11/11); 3 rebounds at North Florida (11/16); 1 blocked shot vs. NC State (12/31); 11 minutes at North Florida (11/16) … Played in six ACC games … In ACC play, totaled one point in 10 minutes.

High School: Consensus four-star recruit, ranked No. 90 overall by Scout and No. 96 by 247Sports … As a center, tabbed No. 15 by ESPN and No. 17 by Scout … Has a 7-foot-1-inch wingspan … In 2014 participated in the Nike Elite 100 … Played AAU ball for the NY Lightning … Played freshman season at St. Benedict’s (N.J.) … On Oak Hill’s Honor Court, a leadership committee where student members are chosen by the administration for their citizenship and sound ethical and moral judgment.

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1996 … Parents are Rodney Sr., and Maria … Has a sister, Sasha … Majoring in sport administration … Started playing basketball at age 11 and first dunk was at age 12, in the Rucker League … While attending Eaglebrook School (Mass.) in seventh and eighth grade, also competed in middle school baseball and water polo.