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Miles Overton
Miles  Overton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Philadephia, Pa.

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
03/29/1995

12/09/2014

Miles Overton to Transfer from Wake Forest

Sophomore guard granted his release to transfer following the fall semester

12/06/2014

Wake Forest Falls Short of NC State 78-65

Codi Miller-McIntyre scores a season-high 22 points

12/02/2014

Deacons Out-Shot in 84-69 Loss to Minnesota

Miles Overton scored a career-high 14 points, but Minnesota hit 12 treys to top Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

11/17/2014

Thomas Paces Deacons in 71-49 Win Over Tulane

Devin Thomas posts his second double-double of the season

11/14/2014

Deacons Hold Off UNC Asheville to Win Opener 80-69

Devin Thomas matched his career-high with 25 points, also pulling down 13 boards in Wake Forest's season-opening victory.

12/06/2014

Wake Forest at NC State - Dec. 6, 2014

Wake Forest at NC State - Dec. 6, 2014

12/02/2014

Wake Forest vs. Minnesota - Dec. 2, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Minnesota - Dec. 2, 2014

11/26/2014

Wake Forest vs. Mount St. Mary's - Nov. 26, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Mount St. Mary's - Nov. 26, 2014

11/14/2014

Wake Forest vs. UNC Asheville - Nov. 14, 2014

Wake Forest vs. UNC Asheville - Nov. 14, 2014

10/21/2014

Wake Forest Basketball Media Day

Wake Forest Basketball Media Day


Miles Overton Photo Gallery
2013-14 Highlights
Overton's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Announced his decision to transfer from Wake Forest on Dec. 9, 2014 ... Played in 36 games for the Demon Deacons over two seasons ... Sharp-shooting guard who showed glimpses of his potential ... High basketball IQ with a strong background in the game ... Played for a successful high school program at St. Joseph's Prep under legendary coach Speedy Morris ... Father Doug Overton played 11 seasons in the NBA from 1993-2004.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Played in seven games off the bench before announcing his decision to transfer on Dec. 9 ... Averaged 5.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.7 minutes per game ... Shot 9-for-28 (32.1 percent) from the field, including 5-of-18 (27.8 percent) from 3-point range ... Turned in career-highs of 14 points and four rebounds vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2), going 7-for-8 at the free throw line ... Scored eight points, hitting 2-of-3 from 3-point range, at NC State (Dec. 6).

2013-14 (Freshman)
Played in 29 games off the bench ... Averaged 2.9 points in 8.8 minutes per game ... Shot 34.7 percent (26-of-75) from the field and 33.3 percent (15-of-45) from 3-point range ... Also added 20 assists and eight steals on the year ... During conference play, averaged 2.8 points in 8.7 minutes per game ... Shot 40.9 percent (9-of-22) from 3-point range in league games ... Played arguably his best game of the season at No. 11 Duke (Feb. 4), scoring a season-high 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range, with three rebounds and a steal in 22 minutes ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Colgate (Nov. 8) and finished with four points, a rebound and an assist in 11 minutes off the bench ... Had a season-high five assists vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 15) ... Converted 2-of-2 three-point play opportunities.

2013-14 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut vs. Colgate (Nov. 8) and finished with four points, a rebound and an assist in 11 minutes off the bench ... Scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting, hitting his first career 3-pointer, vs. VMI (Nov. 12) ... Dished out a season-high five assists and registered a block vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 15) ... Scored eight points, going 2-for-5 from 3-point range, with an assist and a steal vs. The Citadel (Nov. 21) ... Had a rebound in three minutes off the bench vs. No. 2 Kansas (Nov. 28) in the Battle 4 Atlantis ... Scored six points and had two rebounds the following day vs. USC (Nov. 29) ... Finished with four points, an assist and a 3-pointer at Pittsburgh (Jan. 11) ... Hit a pair of 3-pointers in the first half and finished with six points and a rebound at Virginia Tech (Jan. 22) ... Dished out two assists in five minutes off the bench vs. Notre Dame (Jan. 25) ... Scored two points and dished out two assists in 11 minutes vs. No. 2 Syracuse (Jan. 29) ... Scored a season-high 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range, at No. 11 Duke (Feb. 4) ... Also added three rebounds and a steal in 22 minutes against the Blue Devils ... Scored five points on 2-of-3 shooting to go with two steals vs. Clemson (Feb. 25) ... Had three points, three assists and two steals at Miami (Mar. 8) ... Scored eight points on 3-of-4 shooting, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range, with an assist in the ACC Tournament win over Notre Dame (Mar. 12) ... Had five points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal in the ACC Tournament loss to Pittsburgh (Mar. 13).

High School
A 2013 graduate of St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia ... 2013 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Two-time all-state and all-city honoree ... Named first team All-Catholic League as a junior and as a senior ... Second team all-league as a sophomore ... As a senior, averaged 15.7 points per game to earn second team all-state honors in Class AAAA ... Led St. Joseph's Prep to a 24-6 record and to the PIAA state semifinals before the Hawks fell to Chester, 62-53 ... As a junior in 2011-12, averaged 14.9 points per game to earn second team all-state recognition ... Led St. Joseph's to a 21-6 record and to the 2012 Catholic League finals before falling to Neumann-Goretti, 59-57, in overtime at the Palestra ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Bill "Speedy" Morris, who also coached his father Doug Overton at La Salle ... Played in the junior game at the 2012 Philly vs. New York All-City Classic ... High school teammate of Notre Dame guard Steve Vasturia ... Ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... ESPN listed him as the seventh-best recruit in the state of Pennsylvania ... Played AAU ball for the Philly Pride under coach Kamal Yard.

Personal
Given name is Miles Randall Overton ... Son of Doug and Chanel Overton ... Born March 29, 1995, in Bowie, Md. ... Has a younger sister, Maya ... Father played collegiately at La Salle from 1987-91 and then professionally for 11 seasons in the NBA with eight different teams from 1993-2004 ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in September 2012 ... Chose Wake Forest over Marquette, St. Joseph's, Temple and Xavier ... Wore jersey No. 1 at St. Joseph's Prep ... Major was undeclared at the time of his transfer.

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