Archie Miller fired after 4 seasons at Indiana

Indiana coach Archie Miller has been fired after 4 seasons and no NCAA match appearances.

Miller, who was employed in March of 2017, was 67-56 at Indiana and 33-43 within the Massive Ten. Miller’s finest season at Indiana was the 2019-20 marketing campaign when the Hoosiers completed 20-12, however the postseason was canceled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Indiana completed a disappointing 12-15 this season and missed the postseason altogether. Miller was 0-7 in opposition to archrival Purdue over 4 seasons in Bloomington.

Athletic Director Scott Dolson launched the next assertion early this afternoon.

“Because the Director of Athletics, I needed to attend till the conclusion of the season earlier than evaluating the management of our males’s basketball program. Within the days following the completion of our season within the Massive Ten Males’s Basketball Event, I’ve spent quite a lot of time evaluating our recruiting, student-athlete improvement, management improvement, and taking part in philosophy and technique. That evaluate, mixed with the on-court outcomes, in the end led me to conclude {that a} change in management of our program is warranted right now. I shared my evaluation with Indiana College President Michael McRobbie, and he accepted my advice.

I need to thank Archie Miller, his employees, and their households for his or her service and dedication to IU and for his unwavering dedication to our student-athletes, the lads’s basketball program and Indiana College. We want Archie and his household all the most effective within the subsequent steps of their journey.

Given the college’s very tight monetary scenario in gentle of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal philanthropic funding has been obtained for all transition prices and obligations associated to the change in management. We labored to safe the mandatory personal assist following my advice to President McRobbie, guaranteeing that there can be no fees to the college price range.

Indiana Basketball has a protracted, wealthy historical past of success that dates again generations. Our 5 nationwide championships and 22 Massive Ten titles make us some of the achieved applications in school basketball historical past. I’ve excessive expectations for our program, and now we have not competed at a stage inside the convention or nationally that I consider we must always.

Whereas I can’t set up a proper search committee, I’ll seek the advice of inside the College and with trusted consultants within the state and across the nation as I search out and recruit a brand new coach. The work to seek out the subsequent chief of Indiana Basketball will start instantly, and I’ll search a chief government that I can accomplice with to reestablish the model and nationwide presence of Indiana Basketball.”

Jeff Goodman of Stadium was the primary to report the information.

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