JWCC's Miller chooses to continue career at Indianapolis
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JWCC's Miller chooses to continue career at Indianapolis

QUINCY -- The more college campuses he visited in search of the right fit to continue his basketball career, the more Cory Miller Jr. came to a stark but necessary conclusion. This decision wasn't as much about basketball as it was life beyond the game.

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Trail Blazers' Miller earns All-American honor
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Trail Blazers' Miller earns All-American honor

QUINCY -- When John Wood Community College men's basketball coach Brad Hoyt looked at Cory Miller Jr.'s complete body of work, he figured some national recognition was coming. "His stat line is worthy of being an All-American," Hoyt said. The fact Miller c

College notebook: C-SC's Johnson earns honorable mention All-American
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College notebook: C-SC's Johnson earns honorable mention All-American

Mike Johnson's do-it-all mentally made him one of the toughest players to defend in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. It made him one of the best players in the NAIA as well. Johnson, a senior guard on the Culver-Stockton College...

Second-half struggles leave Trail Blazers in sixth
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Second-half struggles leave Trail Blazers in sixth

DANVILLE, Ill. -- As John Wood Community College men's basketball coach Brad Hoyt continued to replay the second half in his head, he came to one logical conclusion for how things played out. "That's just a really good team," he said of Milwaukee Area Tech

Trail Blazers will way to tourney's final day
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Trail Blazers will way to tourney's final day

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The will to win trumped all else. It had to with weary legs and an off-kilter offense making it difficult for the John Wood Community College men's basketball team to put a stamp on Friday's NJCAA Division II national tournament victory.

Miller's final game produces another memorable effort
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Miller's final game produces another memorable effort

DANVILLE, Ill. -- John Wood Community College men's basketball coach Brad Hoyt heard fans singing the same refrain throughout the NJCAA Division II national tournament. "People were constantly coming up to me and saying, ‘Cory Miller's a really good...

Southeastern grad's vision leads to national title celebration
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Southeastern grad's vision leads to national title celebration

Matt Lewis may be facing a monumental challenge. How do you top winning a national championship in your first season as a collegiate head coach? "That's a good question," said Lewis, the interim men's basketball coach...

Bench provides spark to extend Trail Blazers' season
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Bench provides spark to extend Trail Blazers' season

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The emotional toll superseded the physical wear and tear, but only slightly. Coming off a 90-88 loss in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Thursday night, the John Wood Community College men's basketball team..

Opportunity to advance slips away from Trail Blazers
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Opportunity to advance slips away from Trail Blazers

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The end result is the only thing Cory Miller Jr. would change. The execution and decision-making on the final two offensive possessions of Thursday's NJCAA Division II national tournament quarterfinal fell in line with the way...

Miller fills up stat sheet in memorable performance
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Miller fills up stat sheet in memorable performance

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The minutes piled up along with the points, so much so that Cory Miller Jr. nearly ended up with equal amounts of both. The John Wood Community College men's basketball team needed them all. Miller played a little more than 36 minutes in