Mar 212007
Authors: Mike Donovan

The CSU men’s basketball program will name Tim Miles its new head coach at a press conference at 4 p.m. today, according to sources within the athletic department.

Miles, 40, has been the head coach at Division-1 independent North Dakota State for the last six seasons. He compiled a career record of 99-71 for the Bison, including a 20-8 season this year.

Miles’ squads are most remembered for two upset victories over top-15 teams in the last two seasons. NDSU defeated No. 8 Marquette in Milwaukee, 64-60, on Dec. 2, 2006 and No. 15 Wisconsin, 62-55, on Jan. 15, 2006.

Miles has visited Fort Collins in each of the last two seasons with his squad. CSU won on both occasions.

A native of Doland, S.D. and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mary in North Dakota and his master’s degree from Northern State University from South Dakota.

Check out the Collegian Friday for reaction to the hiring.

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