Miles Simon

Men's College Basketball Analyst

Miles Simon joined ESPN in 2010 as a college basketball analyst. He will primarily call Big 12 games on ESPNU.

Prior to working television, Simon joined his former collegiate coach Lute Olson on the Arizona coaching staff until from 2005-2008.

After college, Simon was the 42nd pick in the 1998 NBA Draft and had a brief stint with the Orlando Magic. Simon spent the next seasons playing professionally in the NBA, CBA and Europe. During this time, Simon received awards such as Italian League MVP (2001) and CBA MVP, Newcomer of the Year and Playoff MVP (2002).

Simon played guard at the University of Arizona, where he won the 1997 NCAA National Championship and was named the tournament MVP. Following that season, Simon was named a consensus all-American including being named a John R. Wooden Award First Team All-American.

Simon graduated from Arizona in 2005, after several years of playing professionally, graduating with a degree in family studies. He is a member of Arizona’s and the Pac-10 Halls of Fame in 2005 and 2008, respectively.

A native of Southern California, Simon attended Mater Dei High School, where he played for legendary coach Gary McKnight.

In the off-season, Simon works with Nike both internationally and nationally coaching at various camps including the Nike All-Asia Camp, Deron Williams, Kevin Durant and Lebron James Skill Academies and the Jordan Brand Classic. He also spends time as a volunteer coach at his high school alma mater and coach the AAU team California Supreme.

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