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WILL MILES

#33

Player profile

(Updated June 2019)
position
Guard
height
6-6
weight
220
year
Junior-Redshirt
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Trinity Park

HONORS

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

2017, 2018, 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019 NABC Academic Honors Court

ON MILES

A member of three NCAA Tournament teams in his first three seasons as a member of the men’s basketball team at Florida State…helped the Seminoles to the Elite Eight of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament and to the Second Round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament…in his third season as a member of the basketball team at Florida State…missed his entire first season (2017-18) with a back injury…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 Academic Dean’s List at Florida State in the spring semesters in 2017, 2018 and 2019…named to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll…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 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 Florida State’s 2018 Honors Banquet…earned the award for being an integral part of the Green Team Vipers at the Seminoles’ Honors Banquet in 2019.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2020)

Totaled 1 assist in 3 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 2 points on a perfect 1-of-1 shooting from the field and pulled down 1 rebound in Florida State’s victory over Saint Francis at home in Tallahassee (Nov. 23)…

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2019)

Averaged 0.2 points and 0.2 rebounds as he played in a career-high six games in his third season as a member of the Florida State Men’s Basketball team…played in a career-high six games and scored the first point of his career as a redshirt sophomore…also played in a career-high 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 and 13 ACC wins rank as school records 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…a member of three NCAA Tournament teams including helping 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 he 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)…career-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 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…major is Finance.