Eldon Miller (born June 19, 1939) is an American college basketball coach. The Gnadenhutten, Ohio native has led four different programs in 36 years of coaching: at Wittenberg University (1962–70), Western Michigan University (1971–76), Ohio State University (1977–86) and the University of Northern Iowa (1987–98). His overall record is 568–419 and 5–6 in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament games.
|Title||Volunteer assistant coach|
|Born||June 19, 1939|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2008–present||UNC Pembroke (vol. asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||4–3 (NCAA College Division)|
5–6 (NCAA Division I)
|Accomplishments and honors|
5 OAC (1963–1965, 1967, 1969)
|Big Ten Coach of the Year (1983)|
MVC Coach of the Year (1997)
MAC Coach of the Year (1976)
Miller was inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009. He was also inducted into Wittenberg's Athletics Hall of Honor in 1986. In 2015 he was inducted into the Western Michigan University Athletics Hall of Fame.
In 1976 Coach Miller was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the year.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Wittenberg Tigers (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1962–1970)|
|1962–63||Wittenberg||26–2||14–0||1st||NCAA College Division Runner-up|
|1968–69||Wittenberg||19–6||11–2||T–1st||NCAA College Division Regional Fourth Place|
|Western Michigan Broncos (Mid-American Conference) (1970–1976)|
|1975–76||Western Michigan||25–3||15–1||1st||NCAA Division I Sweet 16|
|Ohio State Buckeyes (Big Ten Conference) (1976–1986)|
|1979–80||Ohio State||21–8||12–6||2nd||NCAA Division I Sweet 16|
|1981–82||Ohio State||21–10||12–6||2nd||NCAA Division I Round of 48|
|1982–83||Ohio State||20–10||11–7||T–2nd||NCAA Division I Sweet 16|
|1984–85||Ohio State||20–10||11–7||T–3rd||NCAA Division I Round of 32|
|1985–86||Ohio State||19–14||8–10||7th||NIT Champion|
|Northern Iowa Panthers (Association of Mid-Continent Universities / Mid-Continent Conference) (1986–1991)|
|1989–90||Northern Iowa||23–9||6–6||NCAA Division I Round of 32|
|Northern Iowa Panthers (Missouri Valley Conference) (1991–1998)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Maurer, Ryan. "Wittenberg Men's Basketball Legend Eldon Miller Inducted Into Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame & Museum". Wittenberg University. Archived from the original on February 23, 2010. Retrieved October 13, 2010.
- "COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Eldon Miller Returns to Cedar Falls as Opposing Coach". Eastern Iowa News. November 4, 2009. Retrieved October 13, 2010.
- "WMU Athletics Hall of Fame". Western Michigan University Athletics. Retrieved 2019-05-14.