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|September 17, 2019|
Basketball legend Cheryl Miller hired at Cal State LA
LOS ANGELES – (INT) – Riverside basketball icon Cheryl Miller is the new head coach of the Golden Eagles women’s basketball program at Cal State LA, the University announced Friday.
Considered one of the greatest female basketball players of all time, she led USC to two national titles in 1983 and 1984 and was twice named NCAA Tournament MVP. She helped guide the 1984 U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal and is enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Miller comes to Cal State LA from Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma.
As a teenager Miller spent summers in the U.S. Olympic development program, held in the Cal State LA gym. “The first college I played at, literally, was Cal State LA. I’m glad to be back,” she said.
Story Date: May 23, 2016