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Miller replaces longtime Panthers coach Samuels

Updated: April 12, 2005, 12:37 AM ET
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Mike Miller, an assistant coach at Kansas State, was chosen Monday as men's basketball coach at Eastern Illinois, replacing Rick Samuels, who was with the Panthers for 25 years.

Miller was at Kansas State for four years after five years at Southwest Texas, now known as Texas State. He coached Southwest Texas to the NCAA Tournament in 1997 and was selected Southland Conference coach of the year.

Eastern Illinois didn't renew Samuels' contract in March after four ...

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