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Mike Miles Announces He Will Enter 2023 NBA Draft

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Texas Christian

TCU guard Mike Miles Jr. declared for the 2023 NBA Draft on Wednesday, doing so during a press-conference at the Horned Frogs’ athletic facility.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram first conveyed Miles’ announcement, which was attended by local media.  

“I’ll always be a Horned Frog,” Miles said.


Miles declared for last year’s NBA Draft last spring but returned shortly thereafter to reclaim his college eligibility for a third season.

He was part of a group of Horned Frogs that led the program to an unprecedented run of success by the program’s standards. The Horned Frogs made back-to-back NCAA Tournaments for the first time since the 1950s and won first-round games in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments for the first time ever.

TCU lost in the second round of this year’s NCAA Tournament to Gonzaga.

Miles was the Horned Frogs’ leading scorer, averaging 17.9 points, despite missing several games in January and February due to an injury. He was selected All-Big 12 Second Team by the league’s coaches. He entered the season as the first Horned Frogs to ever be selected Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year.

In 2021-22 he helped the Horned Frogs back to the NCAA Tournament after they missed the event his freshman year in 2020-21. He ranked fifth in the Big 12 in scoring with 15.2 per game and was sixth in the Big 12 with 3.8 assists per game. The Horned Frogs nearly upset No. 1 seed Arizona in the second round, losing in overtime.

Miles was selected All-Big 12 Second Team that season, too.

As a freshman in 2020-21, he was All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and All-Big 12 Freshman as he averaged 13.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists.

Miles was a four-star recruit from nearby Lancaster High School.

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