Ex-Gopher Miles Webb Lands at UW-Stout

Former Minnesota Gopher Miles Webb, a 6-3, 195-pound guard, has transferred from Idaho to Wisconsin-Stout, according to Stout head coach Eddie Andrist. Webb averaged 5.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per game for the Vandals, who finished 4-27 overall and 1-15 in WAC play this season. Webb signed with Idaho after playing as a sophomore at North Dakota School of Science and as a freshman at Minnesota.

Miles Webb scored in double figures three times last year and had 18 points in back-to-back Utah State and Louisiana Tech, but had just 16 points with two DNPs (did not play) in the fnial four contests on the year. He shot just 35.2% from the field, 32.4% from three-point range and 75% from the free throw line.

Stout head coach Eddie Andrist is expecting big things from Webb, who will have one year of eligibility remaining.

"We are pretty excited about that."

Webb will join a Division III Wisconsin-Stout team that finished 12-13 overall and 5-11 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Webb will see several familiar faces on the Blue Devil roster, including his former high Lionel Jones, who was an Assistant Coach at Stout. Former Park Center teammates Dre Jefferson, a junior who averaged 3.9 points per game and Jason Clopton, a senior who scored 7.0 points.

Several other Minnesota players are on the Stout roster. Eric Heisle, a junior who averaged 9.8 points per game, played at Burnsville along with Ryan Amoroso and helped lead the Blaze to the Class AAAA title game. High school teammate Adam Chandler was named All-Conference as a sophomre. However, he did not play this year to concentrate on golkf. Jason Theis of Chaska, played wikth Spencet Tollackson on a Hawks' team that defeated Burnsville in the state championship.

Miles Webb was a Division I NJCAA honorable mention All-American as a sophomore and led NDSCS to the Mon-Dak Conference regular season championship after averaging 18.7 points per game. He was also a first-team all-Mon-Dak Conference selection. Webb shot 36 percent from the three-point line as he made 77 three-pointers on the season. He also shot 40 percent from the floor while averaging over five rebounds per game.

A 2004 graduate of Park Center High School, Webb left as the school's all-time leading scorer. He was an honorable mention Street & Smith's All-American, listed as a USA Today 2004 pre-spring top-100 player, ranked as a top 200 player by Athlons, rated as the 39th best wing in the country by Hoopmasters.com and was a Minnesota Mr. Basketball finalist.

Webb was a three-time all-conference selection and averaged 19.8 points and six rebounds per game as a senior. As a sophomore, Webb averaged 19.1 points and seven rebounds per game while hitting 51 of 125 three-pointers. He set the school record for points (42) and three-pointers made (8) in a single game as a sophomore at Park Center.

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