FARRELL, PA (WYTV)-With a Division I offer on the table, Farrell basketball standout Malik Miller decided to stay closer to home and sign his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Miller made the announcement Tuesday morning at the high school, he picked IUP over Bethune-Cookman and several other PSAC schools. He also attracted interest from Akron.
The all-state guard will join a Crimson Hawks program that reached the Division II national championship game back twice in the last five years (2010, 2015).
Miller helped get his Steelers to a Class “A” state final appearance in 2015 and a state quarterfinal in 2016.
He was a two-time Starting Five winner and this past season averaged 20 points per game and set a new school-record for points in a career with 1,574.
Miller cited the Crimson Hawks winning ways as one reason why he picked IUP, he also said that their ability to get players to the next level was another attraction to the program.
“They win and that’s what I like to do,” said Miller.
“I would love to go to a winning program and that is what they do, they win. They win and I went in there and talked to the coach and he showed me his rings and everything and I just liked everything about it.”