The Hoosiers have their man.
Archie Miller will be the newhead basketball coach of Indiana, the school announced Saturday. He will receive aseven-year deal, according to multiple reports.
"While there was great interest in this position, Archie Miller was on my short list from the very beginning," Indiana athletic director Fred Glass said in a statement. "The more I learned about him, the more convinced I became that he is the coach we need to meet our high expectations for many years to come."
Miller replaces Tom Crean, who went166-135 (.551) in nine seasons at Indiana, including an18-16 record in 2016-17 before getting fired earlier this month. The Hoosiers had an interesting season, becoming the first team ever to defeat two No. 1 seeds in the regular season and not make the NCAA Tournament.
In six seasons with the Flyers, Miller, 38, compiled a record of 139-63and led the school to itsfirst outright Atlantic 10regular-season title this season. The younger brother of Arizona coach Sean Miller, Archie has led Dayton to four consecutive NCAA Tournaments, including reaching the Elite Eight in 2013-14.
"I am honored to be the head coach at Indiana University," Miller said in a statement. "IU is one of the greatest basketball programs and academic institutions in the country and I cannot wait to get started. With peerless fan support, outstanding facilities and tradition, a beautiful campus, and located in one of the most fertile recruiting areas in the country, IU is a dream destination for me and my family.
"I cannot wait to connect with former players, current players, and future players and all of Hoosier Nation. I want to thank all of the great people and players at the University of Dayton who have supported me along the way."
Miller will be formally introduced Monday.