Meet lovely Barbara Miles, aka Barbara Kruger the wife of Oklahoma Sooners head basketball coach, Lon Kruger. It’s exciting time for the couple as her husband’s team is due next on Friday’s Sweet 16 game between MSU and Oklahoma.
63-year-old Barbara Ann Kruger and her husband are college sweethearts, the couple has two adult children and one grandchild. Mrs. Kruger is a hands on woman, they have been known for their charity work everywhere they go. From 1991-93, the couple served as co-chairpersons of Alachua County’s Red Ribbon Campaign, a week-long program aimed at increasing awareness and promoting a drug-free environment for the community. During the Krugers’ stay in Atlanta, Barbara was heavily involved in charity work, especially “My House,” a transitional home for children 1-3 years old.
While in Las Vegas, she is on the board of directors for Safe Nest, a domestic violence shelter, is a member of the Las Vegas Paradise Sertoma Club, which provides educational scholarships for the deaf and she is also a sustaining member of the Junior League. Additionally, she is involved with PEO Sisterhood and the Krugers spend time helping the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.
In 2011 the couple were welcomed into the OU family. He and his wife, Barbara, have two children: daughter Angie, who is a medical school graduate from the University of Florida and recently moved to Henderson to join Arthur Herpolsheimer, MD, practicing obstetrics and gynecology, and son Kevin, who graduated from Arizona State University and played at UNLV for his senior season, starting at point guard in 2006-07 for his father’s squad.
Son Kevin has played professionally since, playing for several organizations including the NBA Development League’s Utah Flash and overseas as well.
Kevin is currently an assistant Men’s Basketball Coach for the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks men’s basketball in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Daughter, Angie was married to Mike Ciklin in the fall of 2008. Her husband is an associate at SPB Partners in Las Vegas.