Cheryl Miller, one of the all-time greats in the history of women’s basketball, will become the new head women’s basketball coach at Langston.
Sources confirmed to KFOR Miller will be named the new Langston coach soon.
Miller was a 3-time national player of the year at the University of Southern California, leading the Women of Troy to national championships in 1983 and ’84.
She also helped the United States to a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Miller was USC’s head women’s coach for two years in the mid ’90s, then coached the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA from 1997 to 2000.
Miller is well acquainted with Langston athletic director Mike Garrett, who played football at USC and won the Heisman Trophy in 1965.