Tim Miles Named Head Coach At Colorado State

Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 1:52 pm
By: News On 6

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) _ On Thursday North Dakota State head coach Tim Miles was named to lead the men's basketball program at Colorado State, replacing Dale Layer, who was fired.

CSU spokesman Mike Lefler said Miles' appointment would be formally announced later Thursday.

Miles was 99-71 in six years at North Dakota State. Previously, he was 78-39 in four years at Southwest Minnesota State and 35-22 in two years at Mayville State.

Layer was fired March 12 after the Rams went 17-13 overall and 6-10 in the Mountain West Conference, finishing sixth.

Layer was 103-106 in seven years. He had a year left on his contract.

Myron Guillory, an assistant under Layer, said Miles had scored big victories over Wisconsin and Marquette last season.

Guillory said he hoped to stay on under Miles but had not spoken to him yet.