Another week and yet another young person has tragically lost their life way too soon.
Nate Miller, a former college basketball star has reportedly passed away. He was just 34 years old.
The 2005 South High School graduate who played college basketball at Bowling Green and remained active in his hometown, coaching middle school basketball and baseball.
“Named All-MAC First Team All-Conference and MAC All-Tournament team … also named NABC Division I All-District … twice named MAC Eastern Division Player of the Week (Feb. 9 and March 9) … selected to the Preseason All-MAC Team … played in 30 games, starting each of the final 17 … led the team in scoring at 13.8 points per game, rebounding at 7.3 rebounds per game, and steals with 60 … also shot 48.4 percent from the field and 35.8 percent from three-point range … started 13 of the 16 conference games, averaging 13.1 points and 8.3 rebounds, while grabbing 34 steals
… finished as one of four players in program history with 1,000 career points, 500 career rebounds and 125 career steals, doing that in just three seasons … led the MAC in steals (ranking in the top 50 in the country) and ranked fifth in rebounding, sixth in field goal percentage, ninth in scoring, and 15th in minutes … had six double-doubles, all in the final 13 games, which tied for the second most in the conference … in conference games only, ranked second in rebounding (8.3 per game) and steals (2.13 per game), and 10th in scoring (13.1 points) … His 149 career steals rank as the seventh highest total in program history and his 60 steals during the season are the eighth highest single season total.”
Miller started his college career at UNC-Wilmington and played one season there before transferring to Bowling Green. In three seasons with the Falcons (2006-09), he scored 1,151 points. He was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team as a senior.