Brandon Miller Improves Against Maryland Despite Minor Injury
Alabama basketball kicked off March Madness with an entertaining win against Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Despite the Tide's display of dominance, all of the attention was on the star player, Brandon Miller, who scored no points throughout the game.
Miller only played for 19 minutes. Alabama's head coach, Nate Oats, explained after the game that Miller had been dealing with a groin injury that he got during the SEC Tournament.
Miller improved significantly in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, with 19 points, seven rebounds, and a block against Maryland. He also contributed greatly on the free throw line with an 87.5 FT%. The Tide defeated the Terrapins 73-51.
Miller's most impressive sequence of the night occurred when he made his only block of the game and immediately followed it up with a three-pointer
Miller was still playing through the injury with a 29.4 FG%, but fans are hopeful that he will be 100% when the Tide plays the San Diego State Aztecs in the Sweet 16.
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