Miller Kopp is a basketball player from Houston, Texas who originally played for the Northwestern Wildcats before transferring to Indiana University in 2021. He was a former 4-star high school recruit that transferred to Indiana for Mike Woodson’s first season.
- Name: Miller Kopp
- Position: Small Forward
- Recruiting Class: 2018
- Age: 22 years old
- Birthday: January 1, 1999
- High School: Houston Christian
- AAU Team: Houston Defenders
- Height: 6’7″ (201 cm)
- Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
- Jersey Number: #12
Miller Kopp’s Recruiting Profile
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4-Star Small Forward
- Teams: Houston Christian (Houston, Tex.) / Houston Defenders (AAU)
- Composite Rating: 0.9449
- Composite Ranking: 115th Overall, 25th Small Forward, 6th in Texas
- Committed: April 20, 2021
Miller Kopp’s Seasons with the Hoosiers
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Miller Kopp’s High School Career and Recruiting
Miller Kopp was the No. 115 overall recruit by 247Sports coming out of high school in Houston, Texas. He attended Houston Christian High School and was awarded first-team All-Greater Houston in his senior year. As a high schooler, he set school records for career points (1,800), season points (810), season 3-point percentage (.440), season free throw percentage (.880), free throws in a game (18), free throws in a season (195), and free throws in a career (405). He averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds in his junior year.
He completed the AAU circuit on the Houston Defenders and was an under Armour All-American. He led UAA in scoring with an average 20.2 points per game.
Miller held offers from Division I programs including Northwestern, Texas A&M, Miami, Memphis, Butler, Kansas State, and others. He ultimately chose Northwestern.
Miller Kopp’s Northwestern Career
Miller Kopp arrived to Evanston and got his first collegiate start in a season-opening win over New Orleans where he finished with 9 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists. He played in 32 games his freshman year and ended with 4.9 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.1 assists.
His sophomore year he started in all 31 games and led the team in minutes with 999. Led team in points with 405 points (13.1 ppg) while shooting 39.6% from three. He led the team in scoring for seven of his 31 games while scoring more than 20 points in six games.
His junior year, he took a small step back in scoring with 11.3 points per game. He scored 13 points on 5-6 shooting with 3 rebounds, 3 assists in Northwestern’s win at Indiana on December 23, 2020. After the 2020-2021 season, he chose to transfer from Northwestern.
Miller Kopp’s Career at Indiana
Miller Kopp decided to transfer to Indiana for the 2021-2022 season on April 20, 2021. Miller cited Woodson as a big reason for his transfer to Indiana. Per ESPN, “Coach Woodson sees my potential as a versatile player and he has a plan for my development,” Kopp said. “With the NBA experience and the respect he has around the game I was curious to at least hear him out. And obviously Indiana has such amazing history and basketball culture which was appealing to me because I’d played against them for three years.”
Miller has two years of eligibility remaining.