In his second season as a member of the Florida State men’s basketball team…joined the Seminole men’s basketball team for the 2016-17 season…will see his first action as a Seminole after enduring a medical redshirt season in 2016-17…missed his entire first season with a back injury…despite the fact that he couldn’t practice or play, he was a very active member of the team…a great teammate who is very well liked in the locker room…a third generation family member who is the fourth member of his family to play basketball at Florida State…his father, an uncle and his grandfather all played basketball at Florida State…a member of the team who will add depth at the forward position…played at a high level in high school and helped lead Lake High Prep to the 2014 Class A State Championship…named to the 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in his career in 2017…helped Florida State earn the distinction of being named an Academic Team of Excellence for the first time in program history by the NABC in 2017…earned the Unsung Hero Award at the Florida State Basketball Banquet in 2017.
Earned paying time for the first time in his Florida State career in the Seminoles’ victory over Fordham in the 2017 Jamaica Classic (Nov. 17)…playing time came at home in Tallahassee for the first time in the Seminoles’ win over The Citadel (Nov. 24)…
A redshirt season…did not play in any games because of a back injury…practiced late in the season with the team and is looking forward to earning playing time for the first as a sophomore…took advantage of the opportunity to travel with the Seminoles throughout the season.
Graduated from Trinity Prep in 2016…attended Trinity Prep during his junior (2014-15) and senior seasons (2015-16)…averaged 13.7 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.7 blocked shots, 3.2 steals and 2.8 assists in 30 games as a senior…led Trinity Prep to a 24-6 record during his senior season and helped the Saints advance to the Class 4A regional finals during his senior season…scored 14 points in Trinity Preps’ Class 4A regional final loss to Melbourne Holy Trinity…a triple double of 18 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against Lake Highland in the regional semifinals…a double double of 17 points and 12 rebounds in Trinity Prep’s victory over Lake Highland in the district championship game…scored 20 points in a win over Central Florida Christian Academy…a double double of 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead Trinity to a victory over St. John’s Creekside and to the John Clark Classic Tournament championship during his senior season…totaled his career-high of 25 points in a victory over Oviedo High School…scored 21 points in a win over Boone High School in the Showdown in O-Town Tournament…a double double of 15 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Lake Mary High School and a double double of 12 points and 12 rebounds against Masters Academy.
Attended Lake Highland Prep as a freshman (2012-13) and a sophomore (2013-14)…helped lead Lake Highland to the 2014 State Championship as a sophomore…played in 28 games as a sophomore…averaged 1.8 points, 1.9 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 0.3 steals per game while shooting .530 from the field…a member of the junior varsity team as a freshman.
Born October 27, 1997…Will is the son of Bobby Miles…Will’s father, Bobby Miles, played for the Seminoles in 1982, 1983 and 1984…Bobby Miles played in 65 games and scored 141 total points…helped lead Florida State’s 1984 team to the second round of the NIT…an uncle, Blake, also played at Florida State in 1989 and 1990…he played in 10 career games and was a member of the Florida State’s 1989 NCAA Tournament team…Will’s grandfather, Robert Werschel Miles, was a walk-on member of the Seminole men’s basketball team during the 1956-57 season…academic major is public relations.