Sam Miller, a 20-year-old junior forward for the Dayton Flyers basketball team, had himself a colossally bananas
Saturday night Sunday morning this past weekend. To help in the consumption of this news, we're going to break down the story into three sections.
The first part involved Miller getting arrested outside a bar in Beavercreek, Ohio at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. According to the Dayton Daily News, the cops had been called there after someone reported an assault. The bartender who was working at the time said that Miller pushed her and knocked all the drinks off the bar after she told him that she couldn't serve him any more drinks. It was at that point that a security guard escorted Miller outside. Miller then reportedly pushed the guard before saying he was going to punch someone. This led to the guard to restrain Miller until the authorities showed up.
In the second part, officers arrested Miller for both disorderly conduct and underage drinking after the aforementioned bartender told them she didn't want to press any charges. Officers noticed that Miller was slurring and was hard to understand. They also said that he was kicking and screaming as they put him in the cruiser and that he kicked the car. You can see the brief snippet of his arrest, which mainly him sitting in the backseat, above.
Finally we get to the third part which is the climactic finale. While at the Greene County Jail, police say Miller urinated on the floor of his cell. Then, at roughly 2:45 a.m., he got into a fight with his cell mate, John Watkins Jr. The fight appears to have begun when Miller slapped Watkins. Watkins, reasonably enough, said that he didn't want to be in the cell that Miller had pissed in, according to a police report. Not surprisingly, Miller was hit with an additional misdemeanor assault charge for his continued obnoxious behavior.
Over the past two seasons, Miller had played in 53 games for the Flyers. Last year he averaged 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. He broke his foot playing basketball on April 1.
Miller's uncle posted bond on Monday. He pleaded not guilty. Dayton says they are aware of the incident but did not comment.