UCLA is retiring the basketball jersey of Reggie Miller tonight as the Bruins take on USC at Pauley Pavilion.
That got me thinking about a list I put together in late spring 2009, not long after the Arizona Wildcats hired basketball coach Sean Miller.
Pondering how common the last name of “Miller” is, and clearly having too much time on my hands, I researched the 10 best Millers of the Pac-10 era. Every school, every sport.
It’s a formidable list, with my top three choices all being members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, so Sean Miller has quite a lot of work to do.
But in just 3 1/2 seasons of work, Sean has carved out a spot somewhere in the top 10, so it’s time for an update.
Here are the top 10 Millers since the conference expanded to 10 teams in 1978: