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Stuart Miller from Middlesboro

Few knew, especially me, that my hometown would become the new recruiting mecca of the state as Middlesboro high school guard Stuart Miller is now being recruited (as a walk-on) by both Kentucky and Louisville in their search for the next Chris Lofton. Miller has a chance to break the NATIONAL…yes NATIONAL three point record in the next few games as he is 12 shy of that mark. I have to say that for the Jackets to be producing such a record is really unbelievable to me. With a legacy of Larry Bruner, Tim Millett, etc, one would not have expected that success….but it may be coming. He recently passed the state career record for career 3 pointers, held by Chris Harrison.

So the question I keep getting is, “is he any good?” Well that is tough to say. He is obviously a GREAT shooter. But the offense is geared around him and he gets lots of shots. Having said that, even with such focus, he is shooting 43% from three point land, which is good. I think Stuart is your classic lower Div 1/Div II player. He only has two scholarship offers, both from Division II schools. One has to wonder why the Easterns, Moreheads, ETSU, etc are not recruiting him. I think it would be GREAT if he went to either UK or UL. And if he goes to UL I will pull for him (although word is he is a big UK fan, as is everyone in Bell County….you have a better chance of finding an ACLU member down there than a Cards fan). However no one should expect this to be a Chris Lofton scenario. Stuart is a great high school player and one that those of us with connections to the Boro are happy about. But I would be surprised if he changed the fortunes of either UK or UL in a significant way.

But either way, I am pulling hard for the national record. Go STUART!!!

Article written by Matt Jones