Darius Miller enjoys rooting Kentucky home

Darius Miller - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Darius Miller – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

New Orleans lost a tight game to the Blazers on Sunday night, but Pelicans starters and got to see Kentucky, their college team, advance to the finals the night before with a win over Wisconsin in heroic fashion.

“I’m proud of the guys. They’ve been playing really good. Hopefully they can keep it going,” said Miller, the 6-8 small forward who teamed with Davis and others on ’s 2012 national champs before heading to the NBA.

With less than six seconds left in Saturday’s semifinal game, guard sank the winning 3-pointer from the same spot where he had made a shot to beat in the Elite Eight.

“He’s done it a couple times in the tournament already. I had faith it was going in,” Miller said. “I like the way he took it with confidence.”

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