Maurice Miller is no longer a boys basketball coach at Arlington High School, the school told The Commercial Appeal on Tuesday.
“Coach Miller has voluntarily resigned his coaching position to pursue other opportunities. We wish him the best of luck in his future coaching endeavors,” Arlington spokesman Tyler Hill wrote in a statement. E-mail.
Arlington has named Blaine Brewer interim head coach. Brewer most recently served as Assistant University Coach and Head Junior University Coach.
Miller could not be reached for comment.
The Tigers were 45-13 in two seasons under Miller, including 19-6 last year. Arlington’s season ended in Class AAA sectionals both years.
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Miller played over 100 games as a point guard at Georgia Tech from 2008-2011, averaging 5.9 points and 3.0 assists. He then played professionally abroad before embarking on his coaching career in high school.
Miller coached at his alma mater, Raleigh-Egypt, for four seasons. He led the Pharaohs to the class AA quarterfinals the year before he left.
The 6-foot-2 guard won the 2007 M. Class AAA Basketball Award and led the Pharaohs to second place in the state in sophomore year.
He was the No. 2 prospect in Tennessee, the No. 13 playmaker in the country and the No. 75 overall prospect in the country out of high school, according to the 247Sports Composite.
Miller’s jersey was retired by Raleigh-Egypt in 2019.