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WILL MILES

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Player profile

(Updated July 2020)
position
Guard
height
6-6
weight
220
year
Senior-Redshirt
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Trinity Park

WILL MILES' CAREER HIGH'S

PTS: 2 vs. Saint Francis (11-23-19), Miami (1-27-21), Boston College (3-3-21)
REBS: 1 vs. Southern Miss (21-21-17), vs. Georgia Tech (2-16-19), vs. Saint Francis (11-23-19)
STLS: 1 vs. Wake Forest (2-13-19)
ASTS: 1 vs. Chattanooga (11-20-19), NC State (1-13-21)

HONORS

2017 FSU Academic Dean’s List (Spring)
2018 FSU Academic Dean’s List (Spring)
2019 FSU Academic Deans List (Spring)

2017, 2018, 2019 2020, 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019. 2020 NABC Academic Honors Court
2020 ACC Regular Season Championship Team
2020 ACC Championship Team
2020 Florida State University Graduate (Finance)
2021 Florida State University Master’s Graduate (Finance)

VIDEO FEATURES

ON MILES

Earned two degrees from Florida State — his Bachelor’s degree in Finance on May 1, 2020 and his Master’s Degree in Finance on April 24, 2021…was a member of the Seminole basketball program during each of his five seasons at Florida State…played in 27 career games including nine each as a redshirt junior and a redshirt senior…appeared in 15 career ACC games with seven appearances in league play during the 2020-21 season ranking as his career-high for ACC games played in a single season…was a member of five of the most successful teams in school history as the Seminoles won 122 games during his five-year career…played on four NCAA Tournament teams in his five seasons as a student-athlete at Florida State…helped the Seminoles to the Elite Eight of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the Sweet 16 of the 2019 and 2021 NCAA Tournaments and to the Second Round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament…earned playing time in two NCAA Tournament games – in Florida State’s victories over Murray State in 2019 and against Colorado in 2021…the Seminoles won both of those games and advanced to the Sweet 16 of those NCAA Tournaments with those wins…a great teammate who was 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…played at a high level in high school and helped lead Lake High Prep to the 2014 Class A State Championship…named to the Academic Dean’s List at Florida State in the spring semesters of 2017, 2018 and 2019…named to the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll – each of his five seasons at Florida State…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…named to the 2019 and 2020 NABC Academic Honors Court…earned the Unsung Hero Award at the Florida State Basketball Banquet in 2017…earned the Unsung Hero Award as a member of Florida State’s Scout team — the Green Vipers — at the Seminoles’ 2018 Honors Banquet…earned the award for being an integral part of the Green Team Vipers at the Seminoles’ Honors Banquet in 2019…presented with a J.U.I.C.E. Award (Just Us In Combat Everyday) along with Ty Hands, Travis Light, Justin Lindner, Harrison Prieto and Cleveland Yates at Florida State’s 2020 Honors Banquet.

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2021)

Averaged 0.4 points and 0.1 rebound while playing in nine games during his fifth and final season as a member of the Florida State Men’s Basketball team…helped the Seminoles to an 18-7 overall record and to an 11-4 mark in ACC play…Florida State finished in second place in the regular season ACC standings, advanced to the championship game of the ACC Tournament for the second time in his career and played in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second time in his career…was a starter against the Eagles along with fellow Green Team members Travis Light, Justin Lindner, and Harrison Prieto…helped Florida State to a 4-2 advantage before giving way to the Seminoles’ starting rotation and leaving the court to a loud ovation at the 17:34 mark of the first half…his five minutes played in the Seminoles’ victory over Boston College ranked as his career-high for minutes played in a game during his career…tied his career-high as he played in nine games (including a career-high seven ACC games) and made the first start of his career in Florida State 93-64 win over Boston College on Senior Night in Tallahassee (March 3)…totaled two points in five minutes of playing time as a starter against the Eagles…scored his first two points of the year in Florida State’s 81-69 win over Miami at the Donald L. Tucker Center…also earned his single-game career-high of two assists in Florida State’s win over Miami (Jan. 27)…totaled three minutes played in Florida State’s victories over both NC State (Jan. 13) and Clemson (Jan. 23) in games played at the Donald L. Tucker Center…earned playing time in Florida State’s 71-53 win over Colorado in the NCAA Tournament at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, Ind…the win sent the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive season (March 22)…marked the second time in his career that he earned playing time in an NCAA Tournament game…he also earned playing time in Florida State’s victory over Murray State during the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2020)

Averaged 0.2 points and 0.1 rebounds in a single-season career-high tying nine games played…included in his nine games played were five ACC games…helped Florida State to a 26-5 overall record, a 16-4 record in ACC play and to the first ACC Regular Season title in school history in 2020…Florida State’s 16 conference wins in 2020 ranks as the school record of ACC wins in a single season…Florida State would have earned a high seed and been one of the favorites to win the National Championship had the 2020 season not been cut short by the coronavirus pandemic in March of 2020…earned playing time in victories over Chattanooga (89-53; Nov. 20), Saint Francis (Pa.) (80-65; Nov. 23), Chicago State (113-56, Nov. 25), Clemson (72-53, Dec. 8), North Alabama (98-81; Dec. 28), Miami (99-81, Feb. 8), Pittsburgh (82-67; Feb. 18), Louisville (82-67; Feb. 24) and Boston College (80-62; March 7)…Florida State’s victory over Boston College gave the Seminoles the first ACC Regular Season Championship in school history…totaled one assist in three minutes of playing time in his 2019-20 debut in Florida State’s 83-59 win over Chattanooga in the first round of the Emerald Coast Classic in Chattanooga (Nov. 20)…scored his career-high of two points on a perfect one-of-one shooting performance from the field and pulled down one rebound in Florida State’s victory over Saint Francis at home in Tallahassee (Nov. 23)…scored the first basket of his career in Florida State’s victory over Saint Francis (Pa.) in Tallahassee…also pulled down one rebound in the Seminoles’ win over Saint Francis…helped Florida State to an undefeated record in the state of Florida and to the state championship with wins over No. 6 Florida, North Florida, USF (in the Orange Bowl Classic), and Miami (twice in ACC play) for a 5-0 record against teams from the state of Florida…Florida State was 20-0 in games played in the state of Florida.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2019)

Averaged 0.2 points and 0.2 rebounds as he played in a six games in his third season as a member of the Florida State Men’s Basketball team…played in six games and scored the first points of his career as a redshirt sophomore…also played in a three ACC games…the first point of his career came on a free throw in Florida State’s victory over Wake Forest at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 13)…with Miles on the roster, the Seminoles finished the season with a 29-8 overall record, a 13-5 record in ACC play, a fourth place finish in the ACC standings, an appearance in the Championship Game of the ACC Tournament and the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament…the Seminoles’ 29 wins rank as the school record for a single season in program history…it also marked the third time in program history the Seminoles advanced to the Championship Game of the ACC Tournament…helped the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament as the No. 4 seed in the West Region…helped Florida State defeat six nationally ranked teams as a redshirt sophomore including No. 2 ranked and National Champion Virginia in the semifinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament…the Seminoles’ 79-69 victory over Virginia (March 15, 2019) sent them to the ACC Tournament Championship Game for the third time in program history…earned playing time in an ACC game for the first time in his career in the Seminoles’ victory over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome (Feb.5)…scored his first career point and first career ACC point (on one of two free throws) and earned one steal in Florida State’s victory over Wake Forest in Tallahassee…totaled one rebound in two minutes of playing time in Florida State’s 69-47 win over Georgia Tech in Atlanta (Feb. 16)…earned two minutes of playing time in Florida State’s 90-62 victory over Murray State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn…the victory over Murray State propelled the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season (March 23).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2018)

Averaged 0.0 points and 0.3 rebounds as he played in the first three games of his career…helped the Seminoles reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament with victories over No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 2018, 75-70), No. 1 seed Xavier (March 18, 2018, 75-70) and No. 4 seed Gonzaga (March 22, 2018, 75-60) before falling to Michigan (March 24, 2018, 58-54), only one game shy of reaching the second Final Four in school history…earned playing time in Florida State’s victories over Fordham in the first round of Jamaica Classic (Nov. 17, 67-43), at the Donald L. Tucker Center against The Citadel (Nov. 24, 113-78) and in the Seminoles’ victory at home against Southern Miss (Dec. 21, 98-45)…season-high three minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ 98-45 win over the Golden Eagles.

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)

A redshirt season…did not play in any games because of a back injury…practiced late in the season with the team as he prepared for his sophomore season…took advantage of the opportunity to travel with the Seminoles throughout the season…helped the Seminoles earn a No. 3 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament…the Seminoles advanced to the Round of 32 with a first round win over Florida Gulf Coast (March 16, 2018 86-80) at the Amway Center in his hometown of Orlando, Fla.

AT TRINITY PREP

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.

AT LAKE HIGHLAND PREP

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.

PERSONAL

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 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…earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance on May 1, 2020 and his Master’s Degree in Finance on April 24, 2021 – both from Florida State.