Arizona’s Sean Miller wins free throw competition, playfully calls out Calipari, Donovanby Anthony Gimino on Jun. 05, 2012, under Arizona basketball
Arizona Wildcats basketball coach Sean Miller, after some delays in the competition, has won the second annual “Shots from the Heart” free-throw charity event.
Miller, in a video produced by the Arizona athletic department, playfully jabbed at a couple of his long-time coaching pals — Florida’s Billy Donovan and Kentucky’s John Calipari — for not participating.
“To all those who didn’t win it this year, I welcome the challenge next year as I guarantee a repeat,” Miller said (check out the end of the second video posted below).
The Shots from the Heart” event raises awareness and money for the fight against heart disease and honors the memory of former coach Skip Prosser.
Miller beat Detroit’s Ray McCallum in the final, 55-43. Each attempted 25 free throws, using a tiered scoring system.
The competition started with 64 head coaches in an NCAA Tournament-styled bracket.
Miller is the Pitt Panthers’ career leader in free throw shooting (88.5 percent).