Nate Miles Timeline

The Hartford Courant


*September: Enrolls at Libbey High in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, starts as a freshman. He is named All-City as a sophomore, averaging more than 19 points in 2004-05.


*April: Says he's leaving Libbey and will enroll at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia and will attend summer classes. At around the same time, he makes oral commitment to attend Xavier and Sean Patterson, a Miles' former AAU coach, becomes Nate's legal guardian.

*August: Leaves Oak Hill, returns to Toledo.*September: Enrolls back at Libbey High. Suspended after an incident at a school dance and becomes ineligible to play the first half of the season because of time lost to the suspension. Transfers across town to Waite High.


*January: Is unable to get his academics in order in time for the season's second half at Waite. Makes the move to Cornerstone Christian in San Antonio to finish the school year.

*September: Begins school year playing for Cornerstone Christian.

*Oct. 12: Miles' name appears in The Courant for first time as a junior that UConn is looking at.

*Nov. 11: Miles is introduced by then-UConn assistant Tom Moore to agent Josh Nochimson, a UConn graduate, at a high school prep tournament in Deerfield, Ill. Miles was playing for Cornerstone and Moore, according to Yahoo! Sports had told Nochimson that UConn had interest in Miles.

*Nov. 19: Miles makes an oral commitment to UConn during an unofficial visit.

*December: According to Yahoo!, Moore made contact with Miles or close relations 30 times during the month. The NCAA allows one such contact per month to a recruit during their junior season.

*Dec. 22: Moore makes 18 calls that involve trying to find Miles a new prep school, according to Yahoo! The majority of the calls are to Nochimson, but in the records obtained by Yahoo!, one 21-minute call to Miles is recorded.


*January: After playing much of the season for Cornerstone, Miles had interest in transferring to Christian Life in San Antonio. He works out with the team, but never enrolls.

*Feb. 25: Attends UConn-Louisville game. Tells The Courant he has enrolled at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass. Says he remains on schedule to graduate in June 2008.

*July 26: The former coach at Notre Dame Prep, Bill Barton, tells the New Haven Register Miles never enrolled. "Honestly, I haven't seen the kid in months," he said.

*Aug. 10-11: Miles attends Jim Calhoun's elite basketball camp in Storrs and says he will attend The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C., to finish up high school and hopes to be enrolled at UConn in December.

*Dec. 11: Miles is removed from The Patterson School team for unknown reasons.


*Jan. 10: Miles receives a qualifying ACT score, a major step toward enrolling at UConn.

*Jan. 19: NCAA rules Miles' high school transcript is not sufficient, ruling out early enrollment for the second semester.

*Jan. 21: Graduates from The Patterson School.

*June 7-8: While still awaiting academic clearance from the NCAA, Miles visits the campus and meets with AD Jeff Hathaway and admissions office personnel.

*June 12: NCAA declares Miles eligible to accept a scholarship from UConn.

*June 13: Signs letter of intent to attend UConn.

*July 5: During a summer pickup session at Gampel, Miles says: "I already feel like part of the family." Said Calhoun: "He comes in here with as much basketball ability - not athleticism, but basketball ability - as anyone ever has."

*Sept. 21: Miles is arrested after violating a restraining order taken out by a female student.

*Oct. 2: Miles is expelled from UConn after a school administrative hearing. "I know people are going to look at all the baggage and say 'These guys took a chance on him,' but there were 50 other schools that wanted to do the same thing," Patterson said.

*Oct. 15: Commenting publicly on Nate Miles for the first time since the expulsion, Calhoun said, "The young man was the best offensive player in this program. So I'll just leave it at that. He's the best offensive player in the program. . . . He's a terrific kid and learning. What happened was more than unfortunate."

*Oct. 21: Miles enrolls at the College of Southern Idaho, a top junior college program.


*Jan. 5: Miles appears at Superior Court in Rockville to face three counts of disorderly conduct, but the case is continued to Feb. 24. Miles turned himself in to UConn police the night before. There were three outstanding warrants stemming from the incident that led to Miles' expulsion. The case was continued again to April 14.

*Feb. 6: Makes debut at Southern Idaho, averages 14.1 points in nine games.

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