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Archie Miller, Sean Miller's brother, delivers all right words in introduction as Indiana head coach

Archie Miller, Sean Miller's brother, delivers all right words in introduction as Indiana head coach
Posted at 3:09 PM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 18:09:12-04

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - New Indiana coach Archie Miller intends to win the in-state recruiting battles and bring back a defense-first philosophy to the tradition-rich program.

Two days after being hired, Miller spoke to a crowd that included Hoosiers' players and fans gathered inside Assembly Hall.

Miller made it clear he would emphasize recruiting Indiana's best talent, attacking on offense and playing nasty defense - three components Indiana fans desperately wanted to hear.

Athletic director Fred Glass also confirmed Miller's seven-year deal will average about $3.5 million. The contract has not yet been signed.

The 38-year-old Miller replaces Tom Crean, who missed the NCAA Tournament five times in nine seasons. Miller was 139-63 in six seasons at Dayton.