On Campus Notebook: Miller having solid season for Mountain Lions
With the postseason just around the corner, Aaron Miller (Sherando ’13) continues to lead the way for Concord University’s men’s basketball team.
Miller is averaging a team-best 19.4 points per game for the Mountain Lions this season.
He is also averaging 4.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest. Miller has 22 steals this season.
Miller leads the team with 58 3-pointers. He is shooting 58-for-152 (38.2 percent) from 3-point range, and is shooting 48.6 percent (187-for-385) from the field.
The senior guard is also shooting 87.8 percent (72-for-82) from the 3-point line.
Miller had a season-high 32 points in a 103-76 loss to Fairmont State on Jan. 26. Miller went 14-for-22 from the floor in the game, and also had six rebounds and two steals.
Miller has been the team’s leading scorer in 17 games this season.
He scored 27 points and had a team-high eight rebounds in a 98-91 victory over Urbana on Feb. 16.
The Mountain Lions are 10-16 overall, and 6-14 in the Mountain East Conference. They host Charleston on Thursday and conclude their regular season on Saturday at UVa.-Wise.
The MEC Tournament starts on Feb. 28 in Charleston, West Virginia.
ROOKIE RAM: Lauren Reed (Millbrook ’16) is making her mark on Shepherd University’s women’s basketball team this season.
The freshman guard has started 14 of the team’s 27 games and is averaging 5.4 points per contest.
Reed has 19 steals and 17 assists. She is shooting 36.2 percent (47-for-130) from the field and 37.7 percent (40-for-106) from 3-point range. Her 40 3-pointers are the most on the team. She is also 11-for-12 (91.7 percent) from the free-throw line.
She had a season-high 18 points in an 87-78 win against West Virginia State on Jan. 8. Reed went 6-for-8 (75 percent) from 3-point range in the game.
Reed has scored in double figures five times this year and is averaging 17.1 minutes per contest.
The Rams are 13-15 overall. They host West Virginia Wesleyan on Thursday and finish the regular season at Fairmont State University on Saturday.
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