The final score was 83–60 in favor of the USA, earning the gold medal for the USA squad.
The Soviets Elena Chausova received the inbounds pass and hit the game winning shot in the final seconds, giving the USSR team the gold medal with a score of 84–82. Miller led the team in scoring, averaging 17.6 points per game, and tied for the lead in rebounding at 4.4 per game.
In 1984, the USA sent its National team to the 1984 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan, for pre-Olympic practice.
Averaging 32.8 points and 15.0 rebounds a game, Miller was Street & Smith's national High School Player of the Year in both 19.
In her senior year she scored 105 points in a game against Norte Vista High School. She was a four-year letter winner, scored 3,018 career points (tenth all-time in NCAA history), and was a four-time All-American.
She was awarded the Dial Award for the national high-school scholar-athlete of the year in 1981.
She was the first player, male or female, to be named an All-American by Parade magazine four times.
The team easily beat each of the eight teams they played, winning by an average of just under 50 points per game. team to the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and was also part of the gold medal team at the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas, Venezuela.
Miller led the team in scoring, averaging 15.1 points per game, led the team in rebounding with 4.4 per game and led the team in steals with 27. Miller was selected to represent the USA at the inaugural Goodwill games, held in Moscow in July 1986.
In 1999, she was inducted into the inaugural class of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Miller played at Riverside Polytechnic High School (1978–1982) where she was a four-year letter winner and led her team to a 132–4 record.
The USA faced Bulgaria in the semi-final match up, and again won, this time 67–58.