UNIVERSITY PARK, IL – Junior small forward Jalen Miller of the Governors State men's basketball team has been named all-conference honorable mention by the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC).
The 6-foot-5 Miller led the Jaguars in minutes played (1,025), field goals made (211), field goal percentage (.531), rebounds (224), blocks (46) and steals (66). His 575 points and 19.8 scoring average were second-best on the team while his 2.2 steals average ranked fourth nationally. In addition, Miller averaged 19.9 points in 21 CCAC games to finish fourth in conference scoring.
Miller became the first player in program history to reach 1,000 career points and set the school's single-game scoring record with 36 points against St. Francis on January 25. The Jaguars' co-captain also in 14 games of 20-or-more points and recorded six double-doubles. He enters his senior season as GSU's career leader in points (1,002), rebounds (387), game played (58) and starts (57).
A business administration major, Miller was named to the GSU Athletics Honor Roll for the 2016 fall term.
"Jalen is a top talent in the CCAC and should be very proud of this accomplishment," said GSU Head Coach Tony Bates. "Jalen is a very competitive person who is always working on improving his game."
A native of Riverdale, Illinois, Miller is just the second GSU student-athlete to receive All-CCAC recognition, joining Stephanie Clarkson of the women's cross country team.