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Tipoff Countdown: Dwight Miller



Nov. 6, 2012

No. 25 All-Time

Other Tennessee basketball players who wore No. 25:

Kellar, Dick1955-57
Edwards, Mike1971-73
Jackson, Mike1974-77
Crosby, Terry1976-79
McDonald, Seth1980-84
Henry, Travis 1986-1989
Rivers, Steve 1990-92
Bonds, Rodney 1994
Newman, Clint1994-96
Tabb, Josh 2007-09
Fields, John 2011
Miller, Dwight2011-Present

Countdown Schedule

10/26Brandon LopezStory
10/27Rob MurphyStory
10/28Derek ReeseStory
10/29Armani MooreStory
10/30Quinton ChievousStory
10/31Jarnell StokesStory
11/1Yemi MakanjuolaStory
11/2Josh RichardsonStory
11/3D'Montre EdwardsStory
11/4Jordan McRaeStory
11/5Trae GoldenStory
11/6Dwight MillerStory
11/7Kenny HallStory
11/8Skylar McBeeStory
11/9Jeronne MaymonStory

Coach's Evaluation:

"Dwight Miller is one of the more explosive athletes in the SEC. He has done an outstanding job in the weight room, and you can see the results. On the floor, he possesses the versatility that coach Martin covets in recruiting, as he can stretch a defense to the 3-point line. He has a soft touch around the rim, and with lively legs he's very active on the glass."

Echoes of the Past:

Larry Robinson (1972-73)

Larry Robinson (1972-73)

"Larry Robinson was a glue-type player for coach Ray Mears in 1972 and 1973. He wasn't flashy, but he would rebound, set a pick, play defense and score when he had the opportunity. With no 3-point shot back then, Robinson stayed around the basket and was a threat on the offensive glass. While Dwight can and does pop out for a 3-pointer once in a while, his main value is inside getting rebounds and playing tough defense. They didn't call many plays for Robinson on offense, and I am not sure they will for Miller this season, but Dwight can make shots and score when he gets the opportunity, as did Robinson. Neither player is flashy, but both are very workman-like. His teammates respected Larry Robinson so much for his work ethic, he was named captain of the team in 1973. Dwight Miller has many of those same qualities."

- Bert Bertelkamp
Vol Network Radio Analyst
UT Point Guard (1978-80)


 

 

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