UConn’s Miller promoted to Associate Head Coach

Former assistant Glen Miller has been promoted to associate head coach, UConn announced Friday afternoon.

George Blaney, the associate head coach under Calhoun, will join Karl Hobbs as the full-time assistants. Hobbswas previously the program’s Director of Basketball Administration. Kevin Freeman will take over Hobbs’ old role. The Huskies have a vacancy at Assistant Director of Basketball Administration and former guard Ricky Moore, who applied a few weeks ago, is among the candidates. It’s unclear if UConn is considering anyone else.

Miller played for Calhoun at Northeastern and then joined the Hall of Famer’s first staff as an assistant in 1986. He went from Connecticut College to Brown, where he set school records for wins in a two, three, four and five year span. Miller took the head coaching job at Penn in 2006 and guided the Quakers to 2007 NCAA tournament,  setting an Ivy League record for most wins by a first year coach. He returned to Calhoun’s staff 2010-11.

Hobbs, a former UConn guard, is in his second stint as a Huskies assistant. During his first, he was instrumental in the recruitment of Richard Hamilton, Caron Butler and Emeka Okafor.