Former Wolfpack Assistant Named HC at Xavier

Former NC State Assistant Sean Miller was named Men's Head Basketball Coach at Xavier University teoday by school officials.

Coach Miller replaces another assistant under NC State Head Basketball Coach Herb Sendek, Thad Matta, who resigned from Xavier to accept the position at Ohio State University.

Coach Sendek now has four former assistants coaching in the college basketball, with Xavier's Sean Miller, Ohio State's Thad Matta, Miami of Ohio's Charlie Cole, and Kent State's Jimmy Christian.

Xavier Press Release: Sean Miller Head Basketball Coach

"Miller began his coaching career as an assistant under Stu Jackson at Wisconsin in the 1992-93 season. After the stop in Wisconsin, then Miami (Ohio) head coach Herb Sendek offered him a full-time spot on his staff. The RedHawks made postseason appearances in both of Miller's two seasons at Miami (1993-95), including the 1994-95 team that finished 23-7 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round.

Miller left Sendek's staff for one year, spending the 1995-96 season as an assistant under Ralph Willard at his alma mater, Pittsburgh. Miller reunited with Sendek in 1996, this time for the first of five seasons at North Carolina State. The Wolfpack made four postseason appearances in the five years (1996-2001) while Miller was at NC State, including the 2000 NIT Semifinals."

Congratulations to Coach Sean Miller!

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