Jordan Miller continued to lead the Mountain Cats’ long-range shooting effort on his way to breaking Josue’ Nieves’ Pitt-Johnstown’s record for three-pointers in a season with 92. Miller, who finished second on the team in assists (85) and third in scoring (15.3 ppg.), ranked ninth in NCAA Division II in three-point field goals per game (3.17) and 13th in three-point field goal percentage (44.2%). His 212 career three-pointers rank second on the Mountain Cat All-time List. Miller also led Pitt-Johnstown in steals with 29. He enters the 2012-13 season with 999 career points, one shy of becoming Pitt-Johnstown’s 24th 1,000-point scorer. Miller paced the team in scoring eight times and scored in double-figures in 26 of the Mountain Cats’ 29 games. Miller has career-highs of 32 points against Salem International on Dec. 5, 2009, eight rebounds at Glenville State (WV) College on Jan. 30, 2010, and eight assists against West Virginia State University on Feb. 19, 2011.
Miller started all 28 games and averaged 12.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. His 26 steals paced the team, while his 117 assists, 72 three-pointers and 41.9% three-point field goal percentage all ranked second on the team. Miller ranked 23rd in the nation in three-point field goal percentage, 29th in assist-to-turnover-ratio (2.21), and 61st in three-point field goals per game (2.6). He scored in double-figures 21 times, pulled down four or more rebounds 10 times, and dished out four or more assists 16 times.
Miller played in all 29 games as a true freshman and averaged 6.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. He led Pitt-Johnstown in free-throw percentage at 88.9% (24-27), was second in three-point field-goal percentage (41.7%) and third in three-point field goals made (48). In just his fifth collegiate game, Miller etched his name in the Mountain Cat record books by hitting 10 three-pointers against Salem International (WV) University on Dec. 5, 2009. He scored in double figures six times and grabbed five or more rebounds four times.
At Central Cambria High School
Miller, who played for Steve Traino at Central Cambria High School, was a First-Team Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State selection in 2009 and a Class AAA Second-Team All-State choice in 2008. He ended his career ranked fifth in Pennsylvania history with 283 three-point field goals made. He ranks 97th on Pennsylvania’s All-Time Scoring List with 2,105 points. His 283 three-pointers are a Cambria County and Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference (LHAC) record, while his 2,105 points are the most ever in the LHAC and rank fourth in Cambria County history. Miller also ended his high school career with 521 assists, 437 free-throws made and 325 steals. In 2008-09, Miller was Pennsylvania’s leading scorer with 921 points. He also had 120 three-point field goals, which were Pennsylvania’s fourth highest single-season total and the second highest single-season total in Cambria County. Miller, the 2009 Altoona Mirror Athlete and Player of the Year, posted single-game highs of 51 points against Forest Hills High School, nine three-pointers against Bishop McCort High School and 19 free-throws against Forest Hills. Miller was a three-time Altoona Mirror First-Team All-Area selection and the first player from the area to be selected to play in the McDonalds Regional Classic. His 78 points, including 47 against Saint Maria Goretti (MD) High School, broke the Hollidaysburg Golden Tiger Classic two-game scoring record. Miller helped lead Central Cambria to a pair of PIAA “Sweet Sixteen” State Basketball Tournament appearances, one District VI AAA Championship and one LHAC title.